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Canal and River Trust – Foxton Locks (Market Harborough) Volunteering Activities

For DofE volunteering we can only currently take young people aged 16 years and over

Foxton Locks is a beautiful site in Market Harborough. Experience colourful boats, count the locks at the long Lock Flight, take a boat trip, or just relax at the café or picnic spots. The site also has a museum called The Boiler House.

There are a wide range of fun activities young people can get involved in throughout the year. These range from practical tasks such as:

Preparing and painting a lock, Patching tarmac and bridge maintenance Jet Wash fencing and retaining wall / seating / signs, and treat with teak oil. Painting Pruning and much more Other tasks also include: Updating and developing websites / Twitter for Boiler House Museum Helping in Museum Helping at festivals – Foxton Festival. Helping out with children through the Explorers Education Team.

We are flexible and can work around your availability. We are located at:

Bottom Lock, Gumley Rd, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

Please contact Alex Goode on [email protected] or 07917 261411.