Grantham Canal

Wild Places pages for the Grantham Canal now cover the whole Leicestershire section. The Canal is one of the less explored sites but is a rich hunting ground for wildlife recorders. It is best known for its outstanding dragonfly and damselfly populations, comprising 19 species. Located in the northeast of Leicesteshire, the 11.5 miles of Canal offers easy all year access on the towpath. Find out more: Long Clawson to Harby; Harby to Redmile and Redmile to Muston.