Not far from the M40 and urban life is Denham Deep Lock. Located on the Grand Union Canal that passes through Denham Country Park, it's a great place for a country walk.
Address: Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre (P&D), Denham Court Drive, Denham, UB9 5PG
Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There's a public pay & display car park at Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, off Denham Court Drive
Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café
A great place to see narrowboats and spot wildlife
Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, Old Denham village
Chances are you'll see some narrowboats, and if you're in luck one may go through the lock!
You may see:
Look out for rare wildlife such as woodpeckers and water voles and more common species such as swans, ducks and coots