About Us

Maunsel Lock Canal Centre and Tea Shop is run by Chris & Val Whitcombe. Persons of all ages can enjoy the tranquillity of canal life from the towpath or the waters perspective. Disability access available.

The walking and cycle routes are even and well positioned so you can relax while you explore the canal. You can also follow the Somerset Space Walk, and should you need refreshing then the Maunsel Lock Tea Shop is a great place for a cream tea, cold drinks, ice cream, sandwiches, light lunches and especially homemade cake.

“ Thank you both for the lovely afternoon we had last Friday and for all you did to make it so enjoyable”

Sue (Somerset)

Why not pay us a visit or call us on
01278 663 160 for more info.
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Maunsel Lock Tea Shop

The teashop, with waitress service, prides itself on sourcing local produce and suppliers for it’s food and drink. This ensures that you have a delicious food, no matter what you choose. And don’t forget that you can sit outside in our tea garden right next to Maunsel Lock so you can enjoy the canal atmosphere and watch the world go by. Or if the weather is inclement the new conservatory offers warm and dry seating.

The Maunsel Lock Tea Shop is a perfect place to stop for morning coffee, afternoon tea, to have lunch after a walk or bike ride, or to just have a refreshing drink or ice cream on those balmy summer days.

Tea Rooms

Cream Teas • Home Made Scones • Home Made Cakes • Light Lunches • D.J Miles Coffee & Tea • Speciality Local Juices • Styles Farmhouse Ice Cream

Special group catering services. Should you have a small group of visitors to Maunsel Lock then why not pre-order your food. We can prepare a selection of sandwiches and special requests before you arrive. Making your visit that little more special and to ensure your visit and stay is as timely as the flow of the canal itself. We encourage all enquiries for this unique service.

Disabled parking and access available.

Spring/Summer Opening Times

All Week : 10:30AM – 5:00PM

We will endeavor to open the times as displayed. However, during inclement weather, we reserve the right to close

If you would like more information please contact us on 01278 663160

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Contact us here at Maunsel Lock Tea Shop, for more information on latest events, canal information and with any questions you may have.

Simply use the contact form below to get in touch with us, and we will endeavor to respond to you as soon as possible.

  • 01278 663 160
  • info@maunsellock.co.uk
  • Maunsel Lock Tea Shop,
    Bankland,
    North Newton,
    Bridgwater,
    Somerset,
    TA7 0DH