Saxilby is a large village north-west of Lincoln, near the border with
It is located on the Foss Dyke, the oldest canal in England,
constructed by the Romans around 120 AD to connect the River Trent to the River
Witham at Lincoln.
Although a mediaeval village, the coming of the railway in 1849 started the
expansion of the village and now it is mainly a dormitory for Lincoln.
Boats Moored on the Foss Dyke at Saxilby