Meadow Lane lock leading up on to the Nottingham canal from the R. Trent
Embankment moorings in front of County Hall
A very impressive and ornate War Memorial over looking the R. Trent
Commemorating those of Nottingham who gave their lives in wars
We walked along the river embankment which gave the dogs a chance of a cooling swim before wending our way back through housing and retail estates until we regained the boat.
Looking on Memory Map for an alternative walk on Thursday I came across mention of a deer park at Wollaton Park which looked inviting so we set off to find this green oasis.
Wollaton Hall, an Elizabethan Renaissance pile completed in 1588 (the year of the ill fated Spanish Armada) for a Sir Francis Willoughby, mine owner.
The house was open to the great unwashed, which qualified me, but as I had the dogs with me we were excluded from the chance to rootle around with the masses.
But the park was ours to explore
And the deer were posing