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41 Boats and Boots from Tapton Lock 1

Type:Chesterfield Walking Festival

Tapton Lock Visitor Centre
Lockoford Lane
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7JB
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Tel01246 345777

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41 Boats and Boots from Tapton Lock 1

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket

Booking essential

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access - Suitable for independent wheelchair users

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking - Limited on street parking available

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets - Available at some point en route

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Easy Access
  • Length of route (miles) - 2 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 2 hours

Opening Times

Season (17 May 2019)
DayTimes
Friday14:00 - 16:00

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Limited parking on the road

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).

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 (Matalan) 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).

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 1½ miles away

Bus numbers from 25, X17, 43, 50A and 90 from Chesterfield town centre

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