There are a total of 45 locks on the upper reaches of the thames. 2 canals flow into the river thames.
The following tables list the dimensions of the locks on the river thames.
Locks on the river thames map. Locks on the river thames have been added to the map. The river thames runs for 215 miles from it s source at thames head in gloucestershire to the thames estuary where it flows into the north sea. View all the river thames locks here.
The english river thames is navigable from cricklade for small boats or lechlade for larger boats to the sea and this part of the river falls 71 meters 234 feet. Lock keepers on the thames are generally available between 9am and 6pm during the summer season and take their lunch 1 2pm. Thames lock 101 brentford.
All thames locks have lock keepers who do all the hard work. Wide river 94 miles 5 days 45 broad locks tidal below teddington lock. There are 45 locks on the river each with one or more adjacent weirs these lock and weir combinations are used for controlling the flow of water down the river most notably when there is a risk of flooding and provide for.
The 2020 thames tide timetable sets out availability of the lock. View all locks and weirs on the river thames including suggestions for days out and fishing. The river is tidal as far as tedington lock.
Name distance to next lock fall. These were sourced from wikipedia then processed using a geo coding plug in for google sheets. 01932 506131 email us.
Some locks are mechanically operated and you can usually go through them on your own outside the keepers working times. Thames lock 101 brentford. Here are some suggestions.
Thames valley info books maps the region interesting facts. River thames campsites will not reopen on saturday 4 july 2020. The first table gives the sizes in metres and the second table uses feet and inches.
Follow this link to view all the locks on the river thames by viewing open canal map in the desktop web browser android or ios phone tablet. Thames visitor moorings map showing mooring locations on the river thames. 24 june 2020 we have started to offer assisted passage at some locks where it is safe to do so.
Thames visitor moorings map showing mooring locations on the river thames. St john s lock. Many of the locks provide a great place to start your trip along the river thames while our map shows attractions and accommodation.