Cleeve Lock lies about 20 mins walk, along the River Thames, from Goring-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. It is 10.46 km (6.50 mi) downstream from Benson Lock and 1 km (0.62 mi) upstream from Goring Lock.
The first lock was built in 1787 by the Thames Navigation Commissioners and has the smallest fall on the river at 0.69 m (2 ft 3 in). The weir runs to an island below the lock, as well as other weirs between the islands downstream.
the lock house
Around the lock
There's a grassy area with a picnic table at the lock, from where you get some pretty views up and down the River Thames.
How to get there
Cleeve Lock can only be reached by boat or on foot. It takes about 20 minutes to walk there from Goring-on-Thames.