Ports, Locks and Interesting Information

On this page you will find advice and information in relation to specific major UK ports and locks for your guidance.

Port of Boston  


If you are on the River Trent and passing this way then you may want to find time to visit Newark Heritage Barge.

Their main aims are to –

  • To establish a comprehensive archive dedicated to River Trent history and heritage
  • To encourage visitors to interact with and add their own memories and photographs to the archive for future generations
  • To show the importance of Newark as the base of operations of operations of the Trent Navigation Company and after nationalisation, British Waterways, which gave employment to many local people

They also sometimes post details of local events.