Charlie will be pulling the boat that appeared on. At the time of writing we know of only one hire company operating on the canal the chesterfield canal boat company based at west stockwith.
The canal was designed by james brindley.
Chesterfield canal boat hire. The chesterfield canal is known locally as the cuckoo dyke and was originally built to export coal limestone and lead from derbyshire and iron from chesterfield. We d be delighted to include details here. It leaves the river trent at west stockwith.
A slipway at tapton lock in chesterfield allows trailboats to cruise the currently isolated chesterfield western section. Choose from our modern centrally heated narrow boats from the sherwood fleet. Search for local boat hire near you on yell.
Get contact details videos photos opening times and map directions. Friday 19 may 2017 a group of canal volunteers arrived back at shireoaks on the chesterfield canal in the pouring rain having completed an epic journey. Stret lock is alongside the lock keeper pub s81 1tj.
Click here to go to their website. Welcome to the chesterfield canal discover the tranquil beauty of the chesterfield canal on one of our luxurious modern narrowboats. Find chesterfield canal boat co in lincoln ln1.
Starting from our base at west stockwith canal basin near gainsborough meander through peaceful rolling countryside with unspoiled villages and small market towns to explore on the way. The chesterfield canal is a lovely canal and very scenic don t get me wrong and we ll worth visiting by boat but be prepared for a slow journey on it. If you know of or represent any more please let us know.
The chesterfield canal is currently in the midst of a major restoration and currently 32 miles out of a possible 46 is. Maybe the reason why the company only has two hire boats is it s not ideal for a hire base with a dead end canal and not being allowed to go on the trent to say lincoln and boston. They had just completed their second sponsored boat pull.
The chesterfield canal the chesterfield canal runs for 46 miles through a delightful rural landscape from the trent to chesterfield. Chesterfield canal boat pull a success. Work commenced in 1771 and it was completed in 1777.
The boat dawn rose will be towed between the winding holes below stret lock and opposite sandhill lake godfrey s pond passing through morse lock. The only chesterfield canal boat in existence will be running horse boating displays on several sundays during the summer in worksop. Each luxury boat has shower wc tv with dvd player radio cd player and fully equipped kitchen including refrigerator.