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Family activity trail at Torksey Lock

Discover the rich history of Torksey Lock with this fun activity sheet from our Explorers team. Take a family stroll and see history come to life.

Cafe at Torksey Lock Cafe at Torksey Lock

Did you know, many years ago boaters used to squabble about who should use the locks first? It was the lock keeper's job to sort the arguments out.

Download our family activity sheet to discover more fascinating facts like this, including the surprising way toll keepers ensured everyone paid up.

Start point: Torksey Lock, LN1 2EL

End point: Torksey Lock, LN1 2EL

Distance: Approx 1.6km/1 mile

Waterway: River Trent


Last Edited: 16 May 2024

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