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Walking Event, Sun 7 May 2017, £5.50

Outward on foot

Outward on foot


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


22 Works Road,
S43 2PF

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An easy walk along Chesterfield Canal towpath taking in a bit of canal history and restoration while keeping an eye out for wildlife. Then a leisurely narrowboat ride back to the Hub (there are steps onto the boat). The boat can take up to 2 folding buggies.
2 miles, easy, no stiles

Family friendly walk
Meet at Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. S43 2PF
Children welcome
Dogs allowed on a lead
Suitable for pushchairs
Toilet available on route (if relevant)
Accessible by public transport
Number 90 from Cavendish Street (stop T1) at 11:38 or 13:38, arrive Hollingwood Crescent at 11:57 or 13:57
Number 90 from Hollingwood Crescent at 12:42 or 16:42, arrive Chesterfield at 15:03 or 17:03
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Linear walk (return by boat)
Free parking
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 415 746
Organised by Chesterfield Canal Trust

Duration: 2 hours

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 7 May 2017 10:10 to 12:00 14:10 to 16:00


All tickets £5.50



See location of Hollingwood Hub on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 380711  Lat: 53.23567 Long: -1.43107

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 30 and take A616 (signposted Chesterfield). At roundabout, take 3rd exit (A169, signposted Chesterfield). Go through Staveley. After about 1 mile, go right down Troughbrook Road at the brown Barrow Hill signs. Hollingwood Hub approx ½ mile on left by Canal.

From East
Follow A619 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. Stay in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. Keep to left lane and at roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit, turning immediately left into slip road for A61 (signposted Sheffield). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (signposted Brimington), At next roundabout (Sainsburys) select right hand lane and take 2nd exit. Follow road and, as approach Brimington shops, select left lane. Stay in left lane passing church on left. Follow road for approx ¾ mile, passing Ringwood Hall Hotel on right, then turn left at crossroads (Troughbrook Road) and Hollingwood Hub approx ½ mile on left.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Chesterfield station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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