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Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield Canal

Hollingwood Lock, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, England
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Great stop off during the canal boat cruise

"Frank and I so very much enjoyed our 6 hour cruise on the John Varley 11 from Tapton Lock to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nottingham england
Naughty but nice

Naughty but a good spot for coffee and home-made cakes & snacks. Clean and pleasant where is very... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“coffee shop” (9 reviews)
“home made” (6 reviews)
Hollingwood Lock, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Frank and I so very much enjoyed our 6 hour cruise on the John Varley 11 from Tapton Lock to Staveley Basin only made possible due to the fantastic work and motivation of all the volunteers who have worked so hard to keep this ancient...More

Thank jennyfrank
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Naughty but a good spot for coffee and home-made cakes & snacks. Clean and pleasant where is very friendly staff and proprietor all stop

Thank dianaecave
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice & steady restful run from Lockoford to Newbridge lane.Plenty of time to talk to people on the banks while passing through.Part way along the canal is The Mill pub{on the right on the way to Newbridge la.}Trips go right up to Staveley canal basin...More

Thank Mick H
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome service . Awesome food Lovely lady owner Very very clean All good !!!!!!!!! A beautiful setting With the canal Well worth a visit

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This lock is very pretty restored lock, fully working and a lovely place to sit and rest for an hour, very quiet scenic. There is a cafe "Nonas" and toilets (clean) with outside and inside seating. Great place for cyclist to rest up there is...More

Thank woodyclan_13
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Disappointed. This was recommended by the Poolsbrook caravan site manager. In fact she said it was the "best coffee shop in the world." If you like cheap instant coffee with microwaved milk then it probably is. The setting is lovely and this cafe could be...More

1  Thank packers2017
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A winter walk along the canal here is just as lovely as a summer one. The towpath is kept in good condition so you don't need to worry too much about mud. At this time of year when there are so few leaves on the...More

1  Thank Jan W
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

You must visit this coffee shop when you have chance it's perfect The staff and the food are amazing, Everything is home made ,the owner is very passionate about the produce and insist everything is cooked on the premises ,which is very rare these days...More

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This cafe is basic but serves nice cakes. The tea and coffee is quite expensive for small mugs of very ordinary tea and coffee (no Starbucks style here) and the prices need to come down really. very small seating area with outside chairs and tables...More

Thank MerliesMum
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend a walk along this canal. Nice wide canal path that is well maintained. Always plenty of other walkers here, all year round. There is also a cafe at hollingwood loch.

1  Thank Dazandelise12
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What is on menu? are there any meals put on when concerts are on?
22 March 2015|
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Response from 225lisa |
Should say cake in interval.. ha, ha..