Dobbs Weir Lock

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Dobbs Weir Lock
Dobbs Weir Lock.JPG
Looking north
Waterway River Lee Navigation
County Hertfordshire
Maintained by British Waterways
Operation Manual
Length 85 feet (25.9 m)
Width 16 feet (4.9 m)
Fall 5 feet 1 inch (1.5 m)
Distance to
Bow Creek
18.3 miles (29.5 km)
Distance to
Hertford Castle Weir
8.0 miles (12.9 km)
Coordinates 51°45′09″N 0°00′12″E / 51.752395°N 0.003307°E / 51.752395; 0.003307Coordinates: 51°45′09″N 0°00′12″E / 51.752395°N 0.003307°E / 51.752395; 0.003307

Dobbs Weir Lock (No 6) is a lock on the River Lee Navigation near Hoddesdon.


The lock is south of the nearby Dobbs Weir, and stands close to the confluence of the Lynch Brook and the Old River Lea. To the east of the lock is the Nazeing Mead complex of lakes which incorporates part of the River Lee Flood Relief Channel.

Public access[edit]

Vehicular access via Meadgate Road from Carthagena Lock.

Walking and cycle access along the towpath that forms part of the Lea Valley Walk.

Public transport[edit]

Broxbourne railway station

External links[edit]

Next lock upstream River Lee Navigation Next lock downstream
Feildes Weir Lock
0.7 mile
Dobbs Weir Lock
Grid reference: TL3826507916
Carthagena Lock