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Excellent boat trip!

There are lots of reviews saying how lovely the canal is in general so I'm restricting this one to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
StevieboyS26
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Pleasant Stroll from Shireoaks to Kiveton

Andrew and I strolled the 3.5 miles ish from Shireoaks to Kiveton with Derek last weekend having... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
dik-bardon
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

There are lots of reviews saying how lovely the canal is in general so I'm restricting this one to the Hugh Henshall trip boat. The trips are very interesting & informative. The skipper & crew handle the boat in a very professional manner and have...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Andrew and I strolled the 3.5 miles ish from Shireoaks to Kiveton with Derek last weekend having pre-placed the other vehicle at Kiveton. A beautiful countrified stretch of the canal with plenty of locks. Once the collapsed tunnel before Chesterfield is bypassed this canal will...More

2  Thank dik-bardon
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We spent last weekend with a group of Scouts from 1st Carlton-in-Lindrick Scout group who volunteered to do a canal clean up along the stretch of canal from The Lock Keeper to Kilton Lock. he youngsters did a great job picking up lots of litter...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is nice for a walk but how much better to take the three times a summer Sunday (and Bank Holiday) cruise up and down the canal from the Lock Keeper pub on the Hugh Henshall, a modern narrowboat with a covered but airy, high...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's a nice walk along the canal, with good footpaths and plenty of wildlife to see. There's the occasional longboat passing along, but generally it's quite apart from the odd fisherman.

Thank Denm27
Reviewed 15 May 2018

amazing stunning scenery along the canal. Lots to look at and a peaceful and relaxing walk. Can walk as little or as far as is suitable and wherever you decide to walk on the canal route there will be beautiful scenery

Thank beckyloveslondon
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We walked along the canal from Worksop through to Rothervalley Country Park. Good paths and a lovely little icecream kiosk along the way. Very peaceful surroundings.

Thank KatomeriKaf
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk and cafe near Brimington and Hollingwood . Paths clean and a good ride to Rother valley.

Thank heather a
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Living just a few minutes from the canal it is a lovely place to enjoy a nice walk. We usually join near the Lock Keeper and walk to Turnerwood. Highly recommend a stop here at the little tearoom. They serve a selection of ice creams...More

1  Thank urbansmummy
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Glad to see the work carried out by the trust to revive a nice facility allowing extensive walking not sure about the number of fishermen ignoring the no fishing signs?

Thank Frederick111111
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