Lock Centre now open

14 July 2020

Rickmansworth Waterways Trust Phased re-opening –  Update 24th August 2020

The Rickmansworth Waterways Trust is delighted to announce a phased opening of our operations.

The Lock Centre is now from about 1000am each day, staffed by our wonderful volunteers. The Centre has been reconfigured to ensure visitor and volunteer safety so please abide by the signs as you enter the shop or wait to be served whilst queueing in the riverside garden.

NOTE: As of Friday 24th July please ensure that when visiting the lock centre you wear a face covering when in the shop unless exempt.

We will be selling a range of quality canal goods, ice creams, cold drinks, maps and books from behind a counter and will be delighted to see you on your visit to Batchworth Lock.

Our ferry trip service is now also available and can be booked by phoning 01923 778382.

The trips will be running at the following times.

1015am (by prior arrangement), 11am, 1145am, 1230pm, 1.30pm, 2,15pm, 2.45pm and by prior arrangement 3.30pm.

Please note: From Monday 14th September 2020 in line with Government regulation single family & social bubble groups only up to a maximum of 6 persons.

When booking we will require the name of the person booking, the number of passengers and a contact phone number. 

'When the sun it does shine, there's nothing so fine, as messing about on Canal Boats'

Ring 01923 778382 for availablilty and booking.

NOTE: If you do not turn up for your allocated timed trip, we reserve the right to run the service with other members of the public and no guarentee can be made that another slot will be available for you)

Please phone our General Manager, Mark Saxon, on 07875 393703 or email: enquiries@rwt.org.uk if you have any further enquiries.

Further updates will be posted on our website and via Twitter @rickywatertrust and we really look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy the wonderful Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth


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