Along The Grantham Canal – 1920s Taken on a calm cloudy winter’s day, the old postcard features an unrippled strip of water, the Grantham Canal. Redmile lies about one-third of the way along the canal towards Nottingham downstream from Grantham. 33 miles in length this nineteenth-century canal was one of many in England, intensively navigated… Continue reading Redmile

Woolsthorpe by Belvoir

Willis’s Lock (Lock 17) - Then and now

The past fifteen years Grantham Canal Society has restored a series of four locks at Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. At the Woolsthorpe Wharf Carpenter’s Shop the society’s office is located. The Dirty Duck Pub serves drinks and meals. From Woolsthorpe Bridge you enjoy a beautiful view downstream on Carpenter’s Lock (Lock 16) and even further Woolsthorpe… Continue reading Woolsthorpe by Belvoir