As many of you will have seen, demand for lodges continues to be strong, so much so that there are only 4 plots left now. Due to this, we have approached the council for permission to build lodges…
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CELEBRITY conservationist David Bellamy has sent personal congratulations to Willington's Mercia Marina for achieving its fifth gold conservation award in five years. The 74-acre marina received th…
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The Boardwalk at Mercia Marina has been named Britain’s Best Small Commercial Building at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards – one of the most prestigious events in the building in…
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Many of you will have already seen the November issue of Canal Boat magazine and so read the article by Martin Ludgate entitled “The Canal History Spotters’ Guide” but it is so good I make no apologie…
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We are pleased to introduce a new addition to the family; Pip – The Derbyshire Dales Dumper. Although not looking his best at the moment, Pip has joined us after spending the last 45 years, his wh…
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The ubiquitous Canada Goose now has a competitor at Mercia Marina! The pictures show an Asian Bar Headed Goose. Other than also being a goose, the similarity with Canada Geese end there! The Asian …
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Last year we created Mercia’s first wildflower meadow. It’s changing beauty throughout the year as flowers died off and new ones came on, surprised and delighted us all. That Wildflower Meadow is alre…
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One of most fascinating aspects of the marina now, as well as over the past 6+ years, is how the flora and fauna have thrived. This success is recognised by Mercia having been awarded Gold Conservatio…
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It has been a momentous year for Mercia Marina with the Grand Opening of The Boardwalk, a promenade of boutique retailers, farm shop & cafe and two storey bar & restaurant overlooking the lake. We had…
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Mercia Marina kicked off the festive season with a Christmas Market Weekend (November 29th & 30th), complete with Santa’s grotto and a Christmas lights switch-on.
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