image for Walking Event item typeNordic Walking Taster Session at Chesterfield Canal

Walking Event, Thu 11 May 2017, free entry

Chesterfield Canal

Chesterfield Canal


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Tapton Lock,
Lockoford Lane,
S41 7JB

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 11 May Nordic Walking Taster Session


Nordic Walking is a safe, fun and sociable way to improve your fitness! Have a go at Europe’s fastest growing fitness activity whilst enjoying the Chesterfield countryside. Nordic walking is suitable for all ages and Nordic walking poles are available for the session. Join us for a coffee in the visitor centre after your walk.
1-2 miles, leisurely, no stiles

Meet at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield. S41 7JB
No dogs allowed
Toilet available on route (if relevant)
Accessible by public transport
Number 90 at 10:39 from Cavendish Street (stop T1), arrives Tesco at 10:46 (walk under subway to Tapton Lock
Number 90 at 12:20 from Tesco, arrives Chesterfield at 12:28
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Free parking
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 387 729
Organised by Chesterfield Nordic Walking

Walk Route: Circular

Access: Not pushchair/wheelchair accessible

Duration: 1 hour

Miles: 2

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 11 May 2017 11:00 to 12:00


Free entry



See location of Chesterfield Canal on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 387729  Lat: 53.25250 Long: -1.42096

Limited parking on the road

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A61, signposted Sheffield). At next roundabout (traffic light controlled, Tesco) select right hand lane and take 3rd exit (Lockoford Lane). Tapton Lock on right.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At next roundabout (traffic light controlled, Tesco) take 3rd exit (Lockoford Lane). Tapton Lock on right.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Chesterfield station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
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