Here’s a photo of the Nottingham Canal, taken from where it passes close to the Cossall Road, north of Trowell :
It’s a very attractive view of an abandoned waterway, which is now a resource for recreation and wildlife. The canal has not been navigable since the 1930s, but this section is managed by Broxtowe Borough Council for nature conservation, with a walking and cycle trail alongside. It’s been designated as a local nature reserve, and is well worth a visit. The path here forms part of the Erewash Valley Trail, which is an excellent day’s cycling expedition….