"COLWICK, a parish in Basford district, Notts; on the river Trent, and on the Nottingham and Grantham railway, 2½ miles E of Nottingham. Post town, Nottingham. Acres, 1, 255. Real property, £3, 412. Pop., 110. Houses, 20. The property is all in one estate. Colwick Hall is the seat of-J. Musters, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £220. Patron, J. Chaworth Musters, Esq. The church is good; and has monuments of the Musterses and the Byrons." [John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]
Colwick is a small village and was a parish which stood under a long range of hills on the north and west bank of the Trent River. The village stood 3 miles east of Nottingham proper and 125 miles north of London. It is now a part of the conurbation of Nottingham city.
The village was once known for producing "Colwick Cheese". If you are planning a visit:
Start your visit in Nottingham and ask the local tourist office how to find Colwick.
Netherfield station is the closest passenger rail station.
Alan MURRAY-RUST has a photograph of the new Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2014.
You can see pictures of Colwick which are provided by: