Grantham Canal

The Grantham Canal runs through the north end of the village in an east/west direction on its way between Grantham and Nottingham. These days the canal is a remainder waterway and the Hickling section has changed over the last 100 years into a tranquil wildlife haven.

W0339a The Wharf (1920s)
W0339a The Wharf (1920s)

We are busy collating information for our canal pages and this will follow in due course; in the meantime, please contact us if you have any information or any questions.


We hope to be able to work with The Grantham Canal Society as time goes on; in the meantime, the Society shared some early photographs of the Grantham Canal in Hickling on their Facebook page, recently:

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This gallery is from the Wadkin Archives

Country fair Corn Dollies at the Wharf