Chesterfield Canal is a delight at all times of the year.
Chesterfield Canal is a delight at all times of the year.

Check out wildlife gems along Chesterfield Canal

Lockdown has given people the opportunity to explore places on their doorstep that they may never have considered when they had the freedom to travel.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 4:08 pm
Updated Friday, 19th March 2021, 11:03 am

One such jewel is the Chesterfield Canal which is just a short walk from Chesterfield town centre.

There you can enjoy a peaceful stroll along a well-maintained towpath, look at ducks and swans gliding in the water, catch sight of an elusive kingfisher if you’re lucky or watch an angler or two in action.

Chesterfield Canal Trust’s walks officer David Blackburn has suggested this route:

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