Upper Trent

The Upper Trent is the name given to the part of the River Trent connecting Beeston to Cavendish Bridge.

Anglers on banks of River Trent River Trent, courtesy of Alan Murray Rust

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The Upper Trent is the River Trent from the end of the Beeston Cut. Heading upstream it goes through Cranfleet Cut, past the junction with the Erewash Canal and the River Soar and on through Sawley Cut, ending at Cavendish Bridge a few hundred metres past the connection with the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Places to visit on the Upper Trent

Take to the towpath on foot or by bike, paddle a canoe or kayak, watch wildlife along the water's edge or try your hand at fishing. But first, download our free places to visit guides.