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Boots and Boats from Tapton Lock 2

Type:Walking Event

Tapton Lock Visitor Centre
Lockoford Lane
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7JB
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Boots and Boats from Tapton Lock 2

About

Part of Chesterfield Area Walking Festival

Take a walk from Tapton Lock along this beautiful stretch of the Chesterfield Canal. Walking to Bluebank Lock where you’ll board the John Varley II for your return cruise to the Visitor Centre. Watch for wildlife and enjoy the canal from both the water and the towpath.

Meet at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield. S41 7JB
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Linear walk (return by boat)
No stiles
Grading: Easy Access
OS grid reference: SK 387 729
Organised by Chesterfield Canal Trust

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
All tickets£7.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets - Toilet available en route

Children

  • Children welcome - Young walkers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Parking

  • Free Parking

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Accessible for independent wheelchair users
  • Length of route (miles) - 2 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 2 hours

Opening Times

Season (14 May 2018)
DayTimes
Monday14:00 - 16:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take 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 (Tesco’s) select middle lane and take 3rd exit (brown sign for Tapton Lock).  Park on street.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 3rd exit (A617 signposted Chesterfield), then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. Stay in left lane and, at roundabout, select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left onto slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At next roundabout (Tesco’s) select middle lane and take 3rd exit (brown sign for Tapton Lock).  Park on street

Public Transport Directions

Accesible by public transport

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