Teddington Lock
The Gateway to the non-tidal Thames
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    Wildlife Related

  • www.wildlifeaid.org.uk/  or  09061 800 132 - Emergency animal help , if you find an animal or bird in distress , give them a call !
  • www.swanuk.org.uk or 01932 240 790 - The Swan Sanctuary , based in Shepperton , if you find an injured or distressed swan give them a call and they will come and help !

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   Local Marinas and Services

  • Teddington Harbour / The Boat Shop - www.teddingtonharbouryachtclub.co.uk - Ferry Road , Teddington TW11 9NN - 0208 977 9978. Secure overnight and long term moorings with water and electricity. Fully stocked chandlery, Calor Gas, Boat Repairs and Servicing....  *** Cheapest rope on the river***
  •  Thames Ditton Marina - www.thamesmarina.co.uk (about 2 1/2 miles upstream from the lock) , Chandlery , Diesel , Repairs , Moorings. *** This is the nearest point for fuel from Teddington Lock ***
  • Swan Island Harbour - (about 3/4 mile downstream of the lock) Strawberry Vale, Twickenham , TW1 4RX - 0208 892 2861. Moorings, Boat repairs.
  • Eel Pie Island Slipways - (about 1 mile downstream of the lock) Eel Pie Island, Twickenham TW1 4RX - 0208 891 4481. Moorings , Boat Repairs .
  • www.teddingtonlodge.com - Local self catering short-term studio lets ...

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   Weather Links - Check before you leave

   Online Discussion Forums and Blogs

  •   www.justcanals.com - Friendly narrowboat community, keep up to date with whats happening on the canal network and the Thames.
  • www.grannybuttons.com - One mans blog of his travels and experiences on his narrowboat ( great reading )

  • www.ybw.com/forums - Great forum for all things boat related . They have a dedicated Thames Forum too !

   Further Reading (real books!)

  • 'Along the Thames' by Brian Eade ISBN 0 7509 1543 9
  • 'The Ups and Downs of a Lock-Keeper' by Jake Kavanagh IBSN 0 7136 6401 0









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