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Historic Buildings

We only stopped by briefly by boat this time, on a bitterly cold December day but I was able to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Good Campsite

Waterfront Inn adjacent Campsite and canal for good walks.Campsite very helpful and provided a... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Donald B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Stockwith Lock Canal Lane, West Stockwith DN10 4ET, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stopped by briefly by boat this time, on a bitterly cold December day but I was able to take note of the magnificent range of very old warehouse and other buildings that surround the lock and find the heritage of this important port...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Waterfront Inn adjacent Campsite and canal for good walks.Campsite very helpful and provided a room to hold Group Club Party

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Donald B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Passing this really nice lock on route just a nice place to visit. The canal runs really fast. Ideal spot

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank david k
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Took some friends here to show them the lock etc because we used to moor our boat here until we moved it's a very tricky lock to enter off the Trent which is tidal and leads you onto theChesterfield canal the clubhouse is well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 102haroldh
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

When we moor in West Stockwith basin it is always with an air of anticipation as means we will pass through the lock and onto the river next day. A visit to the White Hart for their microbrewery tops it off

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little village on the river Trent, river Idle and chesterfield canal beautiful walking area good pubs

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank briansusanp
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Being fortunate to live locally, we frequently enjoy walks along the towpath with our two dogs enjoying the view of the narrow boats moored in the basin at the lock. Picturesque in the warmer months and exhilarating (and muddy!) in the colder ones, we are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The Lockeeper here is a mine of useful information if you happen to visit when he is on duty. There is a lovely selection of buildings with a lot of history behind them worth taking a proper look for the clues

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The basin was a lovely location to start our afternoon walk, the people were friendly. There was some lovely moored barges to see.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The West Stockwith basin looked fairly busy with pleasure crafts and I imagine it is a very popular place for those enjoying holiday time on the Chesterfield Canal and the River Trent. It is a nostalgic place for me because my grandfather was the harbour...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Maxine G
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