How to get there: Foxton Locks is located south of the city of Leicester and close to Market Harborough.
Grid Reference: SP 691 891
Nearest Postcode: LE16 7RA
Facilities: Toilets at main car park.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 Begin the walk on North Lane in Foxton and follow the footpath signpost to head along the canal towpath, heading away from the village. After passing the flight of locks opposite, you will need to cross a footbridge, then take a left turn to take the path up the side of the locks.
2 Take the path heading uphill to the right of the flight of locks. Reach the footbridge, turn left and cross, then turn right heading along the opposite side of the canal. Head over another footbridge and down some steps, take a left then a right, past the museum. Take the right fork and upon reaching the public bridleway point outside the Foxton Locks Inn, turn right.
3 Head back along the track toward Foxton. When you reach Main Street, turn left and follow the path downhill, over a canal bridge. Over the bridge, turn left onto North Lane and back to the walk start point.