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Trent Lock Canalside

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Beautiful walk

Me and my partner took our 5 year old and 5 month old for a lovely afternoon stroll. I haven't... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2016
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Such a beautiful relaxing place, if the weather is right, good open spaces for the dogs and kids to... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2016
Kieron L
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1 Aug 2017
“Arrive By Boat”
13 May 2016
“Beautiful walk”
Trent Lock is a major waterway junction where rivers and canals meet. It’s a good spot to view one of England’s awesome rivers - and a great place to spot boats too. Trent Lock is the first lock on the Erewash Canal. A large settlement grew around...more
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Lock Lane, Sawley NG102FY, England
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

After a journey of 4 days to get to The Erewash Canal which included tidal waters and a lot of travelling on wide rivers it is lovely to finally arrive at Trent Lock with it's pretty tea rooms and get back onto a narrow canal...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner took our 5 year old and 5 month old for a lovely afternoon stroll. I haven't visited for years but as a child visited all the time. It was such a lovely sunny day and we had a lovely walk. Our...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful relaxing place, if the weather is right, good open spaces for the dogs and kids to run, lovely beautiful boats going by, see the lock in action and have a nice brew or two in the tea rooms in front of the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Kieron L
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is lovely to walk down by the river at Trent Lock, the photography is great, and don't forget to take the dog with you as he will enjoy a good walk along the river ,The tea rooms are excellent, as are the restaurant, also...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed May 13, 2015

Trent Lock is where the River Soar meets the River Trent, and where the Erewash and Cranfleet canals also reach the Trent. Consequently, it is the point where the counties of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby all meet. We visited on a lovely sunny afternoon and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Michael C
Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a beautiful narrow boat (see AirBnb) and I agree with everyone else. A very nice, calm and beautiful stretch of waterway with swans and ducks outside your front door. No noise at at all, even at the weekend and everyone we meet have...More

Thank Rocco I
Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a lovely well looked after area. A pub, a restaurant and a tea room, what more could you ask for whilst out on a nice sunny stroll along the canal path. Lots of jolly boaters out with a happy wave and friendly greeting.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank John B
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

I often take my toddler here to feed the ducks and its such a lovely quiet place to spend an hour, bonus is he's mad on trains,planes and boats so it's perfect as you can see the trains going by into notts, watch the planes...More

Thank Hopley1974
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Wow what an amazing empty and peaceful space! Was great to wonder along the banks of the river stopping, occasionally, to look at the marvellous things around you. It is well worth a visit looking if you are looking for a little bit peace from...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank sps1957
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had a long walk down the Trent Lock Canalside this weekend. Lovely views, not too busy and plenty to do at Trent Lock. Two pubs to choice from, a tea shop and of course an Ice Cream Van. Plenty of free parking too. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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