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Chesterfield Canal

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Address: Hollingwood Hub | Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield, England
Phone Number: +44 1629 533020
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Bike ride with my wife

A very beautiful part of chesterfield, on a bike or walking it really doesn't matter. This place is transforming and has had so much time and money invested in it. The hard work... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul535Crook
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful part of chesterfield, on a bike or walking it really doesn't matter. This place is transforming and has had so much time and money invested in it. The hard work has paid off and it's not even complete yet. Looking forward to the new Waterside on the old Arnold Laver site...

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice cycle along the towpath of the canal from Poolsbrook to Chesterfield. A couple of nice cafes on the way. Really well signposted and good for walkers and cyclists to share.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A tea and coffee stop with a piece of homemade cake or sausage roll to sustain you as you walk along the canal . Cute little cafe with inside and outside seating , the outside has a little covered area so even if it's a little drizzly you're covered , Welcomes from the staff for everyone. Bicyclists and dog walkers... More 

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Thank dawn569
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Having left Chesterfield for a lengthy walk along the Chesterfield Canal, it was a welcome sight to see The Hollingwood Hub. Our main reason to drop in was to get some refreshments & take a comfort break at Nona's Coffee Shop, which operates within the Hub, home of The Chesterfield Canal Trust. We enjoyed a tasty if a little expensive... More 

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Thank Haslander
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Easy walk by the canal. We went on a guided walk during "Chesterfield walking week". Really enjoyed it. Came back by canal boat which has been restored with the help out local school children. There is a cafe at the start and free parking. Might even see an otter if you are lucky!

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Thank Shantha T
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91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

There has been a lot of time and effort put in to making the canal walk a pleasant one with a lovely little visitor centre at Tapton Lock which offers mini pleasure cruises in a narrow boat at the weekend. The stretch of the canal leads to Staveley and beyond and there are some lovely restored locks and stopping off... More 

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Thank squiboo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The sun was shining and the canal was busy. People were walking and biking so you had to watch out as the walk way isn't overly wide. long boats sailed up n down and boat trips were available. A nice peaceful place on a lovely day.

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Thank Mandy P
Birmingham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I cycled from Worksop to Chesterfield in the evening. The first part of the route was alongside this canal. There was a lot of shattered glass in Worksop but this was only a small part of the route. It is pretty along the canal. I felt safe it is well used by people walking, fishing, cycling & dog walking. There... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Easily reached by cycle or walk on the canal side from either Chesterfield or Staveley if you want a nice wander watch out for the dog walkers though - you can access the canal side also from Hollingwood

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Thank swift314
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I'm disabled with limited mobility but the Volunteers have some h patience when I walked on board, helping me every step of the way. They even told me when I return and I can't manage the steps they have a lift.

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