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
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
Watching boats pass into the Basin via the swingbridge, the only one of seven on the Nottingham Canal that is still working!
Wonderful Waterside walks
You may see:
If you want to feed the ducks and swans remember to bring some healthy treats such as oats, seeds and rice instead of bread!