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Chesterfield Canal

#4 of 60 things to do in Chesterfield Features Animals
Hollingwood Hub | Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield, England
+44 1629 533020
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A relaxing trip on the canal

We were turned up on hoping to get on a regular 45 minute trip on the canal boat but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Lovely Spot!

This cafe is just around the corner from where I live and is a great start (and finish) to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma B
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Hollingwood Hub | Hollingwood Lock, Chesterfield, England
+44 1629 533020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were turned up on hoping to get on a regular 45 minute trip on the canal boat but 'unfortunately' turned up on a Friday when a 2 hour cream tea trip was taking place! Fortunately the crew were able allow us to join the...More

Thank 10fatsausages
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is just around the corner from where I live and is a great start (and finish) to a weekend walk on the canal. We had coffees and cakes which were relatively inexpensive and sat on the benches in the sun. We almost didn't...More

1  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk along the Canal and a lot of wildlife to see a really nice cafe with lovely welcoming staff, I take my dog walking along the canal and call in for a welcome cup of coffee

Thank Les A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If at a loose end or want to chill out or even lose a few pounds then the Chesterfield Canal is for you. It's free to all and provides a great relaxing time out. The paths are well maintained and are full of birds berries...More

Thank fan32017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful & relaxing day out along the canal, lunch in nonnas cafe which is clean & friendly with good food. Rode with the kids up to the trans Pennine trail & saw lots of wildlife. Only downside was a few dog owners letting their dogs...More

Thank WGuyC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the premiere inn next to the lock which was very handy with car parking and very handy for the famous crooked spire and town centre were they still have a old fashioned market back to the lock it's still work in progress...More

Thank harold h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely peaceful walk atbthe side of serene water. Lots of wildlife and flowers to see. Great in very season. I feel I am very lucky to live close by.

Thank Tess V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great work by the volunteers who continue to improve this great facility. Good for walking and cycling and a great place to see wildlife.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice little lite cafe, helpful staff and fully informative, for lovely walk alongside countryside and history, nice and flat for walk, cycle, wheelchairs, etc.

Thank kenpaskin20
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great experience, volunteers excellent, great shop, lovely to see countryside from a different prospective

Thank leonnicky
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Sue J
22 July 2017|
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Response from Eva T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do rides but not very often, but the canal is worth going to if you like a relaxing walk, there is lots of improvements on the canal if you walk towards stavely area there is a cafe for refreshments, good to take... More
julie s
17 April 2016|
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