image for Arts & Crafts Event item typeRoses and Castles at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

Arts & Crafts Event, Fri 1 Sep 2017

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Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

Details

Join us at Tapton Lock and paint your own narrowboat! Roses and castles traditionally decorated boats working the canals; today you can paint your own mini boat and decorate plates or spoons in the same traditional style.

The John Varley II is running trips today, so you can jump aboard a modern narrow boat and take a leisurley cruise.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 Sep 2017 11:00 to 15:00

Prices

£3 oer child (extra charge for boat trips)

Location

Directions

See location of Tapton Lock Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 387729  Lat: 53.25223 Long: -1.42141

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 Visitor Centre is on right. Parking on street.

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) select right hand lane and take 3rd exit (Lockoford Lane). Tapton Lock Visitor Centre is on right. Parking on street.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
 
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