Mariehov Lower Lock, Gota Canal

Motala, Söderköping

Johan Beckman and his son worked at Mariehov Lower and Upper Locks for a total of 70 years, starting in 1885. After Johan Beckman died, his son Gustaf Beckman took over as lockkeeper and worked until 1955.


Formal name: Mariestad

Built: 1832

Technical facts: The lock has a rise of 2.1 metres and just below it is an overflow on the south side

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Box 3
59121 Motala
Phone: +46-141202050


Opening hours

2018 Göta Canal is open:
Booking season May 2 - June 10
High season June 11 - August 15
Booking season August 16 - September 30