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Lock Keepers:
Goring lock keeper’s office: (01491) 872687
Cleeve lock keeper’s office: (01491) 872608
Hours: 9.15 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm (Nov - March), progressively later in summer.
Self-service public power and manual lock operation at other times, at your own risk.
For Lock Operation Problems or Incidents call: 0800 80 70 60 (24hrs)

River Map: At Goring towpath (near lock).

Mooring: Goring towpath (Free 24-hr) downstream of Goring bridge.

Public Slipways: Nearest upstream - Papist Way, Cholsey. Also, Ferry Lane, South Stoke (small boats only).
Nearest downstream - Ferry Lane, Pangbourne.

Canoe & small boat launch sites: Steps at Goring lock lay-by and Ferry Lane (limited access). Check with Goring lock keeper.

Boat hire: Electric launches from Swan at Streatley Hotel.

Boat trips: From Goring lock (to Wallingford, Henley and Reading). See timetable at Goring lock or call Salter’s Steamers: 01865 243 421

Boat registration: Visitor’s canoe and other unpowered vessel certificates available from lock keepers.
 

Angling:
Restricted sites along river bank. (Check with lock keeper and fishing signs).
Rod licences are required (if over 12 years) and available at the Post Office in High Street. Rod licences does not give the right to fish from the river bank or a boat. You must have appropriate permission.

NB: Coarse fish closed season is 15 March - 15 June inc. Fishing is not permitted in lock cuts or approaches between 15 March - 15 October inc. or in lock lay-bys or chambers at any time.

Please avoid discarding any fishing hooks, weights or line etc, as they can and do cause danger to swans, ducks and wildlife.

Swimming: Not permitted in lock chambers, cuts, lay-bys or approaches. Swimming in the river can be hazardous to boat and other river users and therefore is at your own risk.

Diving: All diving activities must have prior approval from the Environment Agency.

Environment Agency:
Incident Hotline: 0800 80 70 60 (24 hrs)
Enquiries: 08708 506 506 (Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm)

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