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image for Festival item typeFoxton Locks Festival at Foxton Locks

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Festival, Sat 16 - Sun 17 Jun 2018, free entry




Once again our lovely furry friends visit the festival


Gumley Road,
Market Harborough,
LE16 7RA


This is the ninth year of the Foxton Locks Festival – every year it gets bigger and better - it’s become a fantastic family event with something for all ages . . .
Take the opportunity to show the children of all ages quite a variety of attractions including;
Our ever popular furry & feathered friends attending this year in strength. We have Alpacas (looking regal), Dogs (all trying to win the first prize ribbon in the fun Dog show), birds of prey (Swopping & Gliding) and of course no festival is complete without a good ferret race!
Visit the medieval village, get a glimpse into the past, or go for a ride in traditional fun-fare with great rides and prize stalls, Oh and don’t forget the huge Craft Marquee.
Our Arena events, include a sit on the edge of your seat Wheel of Death event, Dance Troupes, Whacky races to name but a few.
Our music line-up playing on two sound stages, includes an eclectic range of local talent and headlines two top international bands ‘King King’ and ‘The Truttles’.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 10:00 to 23:30 10:00 to 17:00


Free entry

£8 per adult (cash only, no cards), Children (under 16) FREE with a paying adult, Parking FREE

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Jun Foxton Locks Festival


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility


Foxton Locks has several elements to it all managed separately. The Locks are on a hill, so wheelchair users may need assistants. Wherever possible we strive to provide good access. If you have any questions please ring the Museum for advice on 0116 2792657



See location of Foxton Locks on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 691895  Lat: 52.49975 Long: -0.98263

Follow the brown signs from the A6-B6047 roundabout near Market Harborough. From junction 20 of M1, follow A4304 to Lubenham and turn left at brown sign.

Bus services: 44, RR2 (Rural Rider).

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6.4 km from Market Harborough station