Beeston Rylands Lock and Marina
Leave site travel 9 miles west towards Beeston Rylands turn left B5010 at roundabout 1st exit A6540 for 4 miles next roundabout 3rd exit A6005 travel 3 miles follow signs to the marina. Park on the river side road.
Enter onto the bank of the river Trent in Beeston Rylands. Take a stroll down the bank explore the working lock view the barges and moored boats stop off at the riverside café. Good cheap food at the side of the lock, sit out and watch the boats travel by.
Attenborough Nature Reserve
Continue journey to the Attenborough Nature Reserve, 4 miles go back to the A6005 turn left travel 3 miles then turn left down Barton Road into the reserve. The reserve is situated in the old gravel pits and covers 145 hectares of lakes, wetland with grasslands and scrub. Discover the 250 species of birds some rare to this country. Visit the new Nature centre and gift shop a place of interesting items.