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Chesterfield Canal Walk 41- Hollingwood and Poolsbrook circular

Type:Walking Event

Hollingwood Hub
22 Works Road,
Hollingwood
S43 2PF.
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Hollingwood Hub

About

We follow the canal to Staveley Town Basin. Then we pick up the Arkwright Trail before turning off to Poolsbrook Country Park. Here we take a coffee break using the café and toilet facilities. We turn off the trail to walk past Staveley Church picking up a path down to the canal via Constitution Hill bridge to return to Hollingwood Hub.

Guide Prices

Free Entry.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Hollingwood Hub is next to Hollingwood Lock, 4 miles along the canal from the centre of Chesterfield. It is on Works Road between Hollingwood and Barrow Hill.

Take the A619 which runs between Junction 30 on the M1 and the Tesco roundabout on the A61 through Chesterfield. Follow the brown Hollingwood Hub tourist signs from the A619 down Troughbrook Road. The car park is on Station Road, just before you get to the canal.

Public Transport Directions

By bus – catch the 90 bus which goes right past the Hub, click here for the timetable, or catch the 70, 71, 74, 77, 80 or 80A and walk down Troughbrook Road (10 minutes).

 

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