Category: Nutbrook Canal VC

Junction with the Erewash Canal

< Next Nutbrook Canal JUMP TO > < End of Navigation End of Navigation > Standing on the towpath of the Erewash Canal, looking into the start of the Nutbrook Canal, with Trent Junction to the...

In water, looking ready for boats

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The channel of the Nutbrook Canal looks ready for navigation once the water starts, around 300m before Stanton Bridge. Waterway...

Looking from Stanton Bridge

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > Looking North West along the Nutbrook Canal from Stanton Bridge.  It’s many years since a boat last passed along here, but there...

Below Old Furnace Lock 3

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The stonework below the bottom gates of Old Furnace Lock 3 is till visible, but there are no gates and the entrance...

Old Furnace Lock 3

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The stonework of Old Furnace Lock 3 is still there, with a weir in place of the top gates to maintain the...

The end of the water along the Nutbrook Canal

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The Nutbrook Canal is in water for around 400m above Old Furnace Lock 3.  Then it’s block by a causeway adjacent to...

The channel is dry, but still just recognisable

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > It’s a long time since there was any water and boats along the channel to the left of the towpath which is...

Derelict Birches Lock 4

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The stonework for Birches Lock 4 is still there, but deteriorating as these trees continue to grow in the recess which once...

Nutbrook Trail 67

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > Running close to the Nutbrook Canal in places, the Nutbrook Trail is part of National Cycle Route 67. Waterway and Kilometerage NUT...

The Nutbrook Canal towpath is walkable in places

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The towpath of the Nutbrook Canal is still walkable for much of the length of the canal, but the channel, to the...

Cycle route parallels the Nutbrook Canal

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > Near Straws Lock 7, just beyond this bridge, the Nutbrook Trail, cycle route 67, joins the towpath.  It’s a great walking or cycling...

Cycle route along the towpath

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The cycle route now closely follows the towpath from Straws Lock 7, past Peewit Lock 8, and Limekiln Lock 9, to Mapperley...

Disused railway bridge is still there

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > The railway has gone, as well as the Nutbrook Canal, but the bridge is still there. Waterway and Kilometerage NUT 05.255.01 OS...

Beware of the beasts

< Next Nutbrook Canal Next > < End of Navigation Erewash Canal Jn > Look out as you walk along the Nutbrook Canal – some of the wildlife is larger than life. Waterway and Kilometerage NUT...

End of the Nutbrook Canal

< JUMP TO Nutbrook Canal Next > < Erewash Canal Jn Erewash Canal Jn > The Nutbrook Canal comes towards the camera and finished somewhere in the middle of the photo, in the middle of nowhere...