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Chesterfield Canal

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Hollingwood Hub | Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield, England
+44 1629 533020
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A day at the vibrant canal

We went with school, amazing just fab. Steering/skippering the boat entitles you to a certified... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pottsyboy2516
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Good walk

Went on a walk with friends, took the dogs and had a great time. The only disappointment was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erabor
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“tapton lock” (29 reviews)
“tow path” (8 reviews)
“dog walkers” (16 reviews)
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Hollingwood Hub | Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield, England
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+44 1629 533020
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went with school, amazing just fab. Steering/skippering the boat entitles you to a certified certificate and an illuminated life jacket, safety on point. Perfect for all ages! Pets allowed😊😊😊🛶

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a walk with friends, took the dogs and had a great time. The only disappointment was the amount of litter that is around, please everyone use the bins for your rubbish and if there is not one close by, keep hold of it...More

Thank Erabor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a nice morning during the school holidays,we like to take the kids for a walk along the canal. It's a very pleasant walk lots to see and signs along the way wildlife. Hedgerows countryside views. Pretty houses along the way benches to sit nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had some great walks along the canal during our time in the area, lovely views and well maintained paths

Thank Glenn W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great for walks and bike rides as it’s so flat and it’s surprisingly pretty. In a few minutes walk from Tapton Lock, you could be in the middle of nowhere. There’s a very nice and reasonably priced cafe at Hollingwood which makes for a good...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A very pleasant walk plenty of wild life and drop off places and even a boat ride if you prefer. Cafes at a couple of places and even picnic spots. A quiet spot in the midst of activity.

Thank kenpaskin20
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk and canal boat trips (best to book) welcoming pubs and cafes along the walk. Volunteers are working hard to restore one end of the canal

Thank janicesusan
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The canal is a lovely place for a stroll my dog, a chocolate Labrador, likes to swim in the canal. It’s lovely around this time of year as everything coming out of winter slumber. Only negative is beware of cyclists as you don’t know they...More

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Although very close to Chesterfield town centre, Chesterfield Canal is a peaceful tranquil walk There is lots of wildlife to see and if you get tired, there are pubs and stop off points Once the snow subsides, we will be looking forward to further time...More

1  Thank mike_coates
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to go for an easy/ pushchair friendly walk. Excellent tea break facilities at both Tapton Lock and Hollingwood Hub.

Thank diannenkids
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Sue J
22 July 2017|
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Response from Erabor | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, get wrapped up take a ruck sack with a flask of tea and bottles of water and have a picnic en route. Hope this helps...thank you.
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Inhot
10 August 2016|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
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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julie s
17 April 2016|
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Response from Jan W | Reviewed this property |
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
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