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All reviews tapton lock tow path narrow boat dog walkers cycle ride rother valley country park boat trip lovely walk family walk coffee shop nice cafe taking place town centre school holidays home made cakes lovely place well worth a visit
Had a fantastic day on the Seth Ellis trip boat - can't recommend it highly enough! Beautiful canal, very peaceful. The boats have a loo and drink making facilities. Very reasonably priced, great with kids and well behaved dogs are allowed on board too! The...More
Spent the day around chesterfield chalking up some miles whilst looking for geocaches and found a few along the canal and stopped at tapton lock for cake and a cuppa 😊 lovely walk hoping to come back soon to get some more geocaches in the...More
I love this place to be honest. I am a runner and regularly run from Chesterfield to Staveley basin and back (around 10 miles).
It's flat and scenic with wildlife to spot along the way. I often see Heron's, kingfishers, deer, water rats, otters and...More
We went to the Canal Trust to see what was available . We decide on the above Friday cruise. On arrival we waited for the set up of the canal boat and were treated to a very interesting two hours of information on the area...More
Ok, you're on the A61, in your car, and you're fretting a bit about having to negotiate the roundabouts of Chesterfield. Here's a suggestion. Ditch the four wheels and walk or cycle down to Chesterfield Canal which is a stone's throw away and, like that...More
This is a regular walk for us, great for dog walking and my eight year old loves buying food from the shop to feed the ducks.
We also managed to book to go on a narrow boat ride, which was great fun seeing how the...More
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
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