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Langley Mill

The Great Northern Basin, at the junction of the Erewash, Cromford & Nottingham canals, once bustled with activity. Today, it’s a great family day out with plenty to remind visitors of the canals in their heyday

General information

Address: Derby Road, Langley Mill, NG16 4AA

Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Accessibility: steps down to canal narrow gap next to gate on track between canal and basin

Parking: You can park on Linkmel road for free

Toilets: There are toilets at the pub for customers

Free visitor guide

Great for

Watching boats pass into the Basin via the swingbridge, the only one of seven on the Nottingham Canal that is still working!

  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Dog walking
  • Cycling




You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Herons
  • Geese
  • Swans

If you want to feed the ducks and swans remember to bring some healthy treats such as oats, seeds and rice instead of bread!