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All reviews tapton lock tow path narrow boat dog walkers rother valley country park boat trip lovely walk walk or cycle family walk nice cafe coffee shop two hours town centre school holidays cake all ages plenty of parking
Arranged to meet friends at the café. Good car parking and plenty of spaces. Lovely little café with friendly service. A good place to start the day. Walked towards Chesterfield which is probably the more scenic direction. The canal has been superbly renovated and is...More
We had a lovely walk on here making the most of the sunshine!
Lovely staff in the cafe and dog friendly inside! Only downside was not much selection in the cafe as we had been told it's been so busy everything has gone? Which is...More
A gentle stroll, energetic walk, run or cycle all these can be done along the towpath.
A lot of walk has gone into restoring this part of the canal. Usually plenty of wildlife and if lucky may see a Kingfisher. Although not local often walk...More
Love to walk the towpath in summer with the dog on a lead. Easy to get to several moorings en route and at times quite picturesque. There are several places with picnic tables so bring along a flask and a sandwich. If you prefer to...More
Visited on the first boat trip Saturday morning with family. This was only a short trip, 3/4 hour with Santa in his grotto being the main attraction for the children. All the volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable, answering all our questions. Would like to take...More
I've been on the canal twice recently, one Saturday afternoon for a relaxing trundle up and down on Madaline. Then more recently to see Santa's grotto.
Everyone is very nice, knowledgeable and make you feel welcome. I would definitely recommend it! It is free to...More
This facility is a recently constructed property added on to an old cottage. It is set on the Chesterfield canal with good parking access. The staff are friendly and informative,weekend and seasonal trips on a barge cater for all ages. The opportunity to eat is...More
Every time I've visited, the staff have always been friendly and knowledgeable always find time to speak to you and make a fuss of any animals you may have with you. you can get a cuppa and a cake to have inside or out.
The trip is 5 miles between the lock at Lockoford lane near the Tesco store roundabout runs Sundays till October at a cost of 8.00 but runs other days on shorter timed trips
Check their website Chesterfield Canal Trust
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It really depends which bit of the canal you are trying to access? You could park by Arnold Clarkes if you want to access it at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, or there is a car park by The Mill Pub in Brimington. A bit further... More
It really depends which bit of the canal you are trying to access? You could park by Arnold Clarkes if you want to access it at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, or there is a car park by The Mill Pub in Brimington. A bit further along there is a big car park at Hollingwood by the lock