This village and parish lie just south of Nottingham city and 126 miles north of the city of London. The parish, on the south-east bank of the River Trent, covers about 2,000 acres, up from its historical 1,620 acres in 1841.
If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, head south-west out of Nottingham on the A453 and pass through Clifton.
There was once a daily ferry to Attenborough across the Trent, but that ceased operation around 1950.
There is a railway near the town, but the author was unable to find scheduled passenger service.
Barton Island in the River Trent is part of this Civil Parish. David LALLY has a photograph of the Poplars growing on Barton Island on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2015.
Branshill (or Brand's Hill Wood) is just north of the village. Andy JAMIESON has several photographs of Butterflys at Brandshill on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2009.
You can see pictures of Barton in Fabis which are provided by:
This place was once the seat and property of a branch of the ancient Derbyshire family of SACHERVERELL, but there are no remains of their mansion, beyond some portion of the stables and a part of the garden wall.