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Chesterfield crooked spire

Staveley Marina to Chesterfield crooked spire canal via Hollingwood and Tapton

After disappearing for 9 miles, the Chesterfield canal reappears at Staveley, where a new Marina has been built.  A large area in Chesterfield will be redeveloped for a Marina and Housing.  I hope you have enjoyed the journey along Chesterfield canal.  I will be retaking the length of the Chesterfield canal with my new Nikon … Continue reading Staveley Marina to Chesterfield crooked spire canal via Hollingwood and Tapton

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Kiveton Norwood tunnel to Staveley canal

From Norwood tunnel to Staveley most of the Chesterfield canal disappears.  You will find old parts of the canal that will never be reused, as the canal needs to be diverted around the housing estate at Killamarsh that was built over it.   Part of the diversion will be through Rother Valley park using the River … Continue reading Kiveton Norwood tunnel to Staveley canal

Norwood tunnel entrance Kiveton

Kiveton canal

The current restoration of the Chesterfield canal stops at the Norwood tunnel Kiveton.  You can see the full journey along the Chesterfield canal here timawellsphotographyandprints.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/west-stockwith-to-chesterfield-canal-via-worksop-and-retford-picture-gallery/ James Brindley built the canal in a shorter period that it is taking to restore the canal.  In those days they didn't have mechanical machinery and technology but weren't bogged … Continue reading Kiveton canal

Thorpe Top locks to Kiveton Park station

Thorpe Top treble lock to Kiveton Park station canal

This part of the canal is very accessible for the people of Dinnington, Anston, Kiveton, Thorpe Salvin and Harthill without even getting their cars out of the garage.  This can be accessed via public footpaths.   You can see the full journey along the Chesterfield canal here.  timawellsphotographyandprints.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/west-stockwith-to-chesterfield-canal-via-worksop-and-retford-picture-gallery I will be selling photographic prints of my work … Continue reading Thorpe Top treble lock to Kiveton Park station canal

Turnerwood to Thorpe Top Treble lock.

If you are only going to visit one part of the Chesterfield canal, you will find a staircase of locks here and a steep climb.  You can see the full journey along the Chesterfield canal here timawellsphotographyandprints.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/west-stockwith-to-chesterfield-canal-via-worksop-and-retford-picture-gallery/ I will be selling photographic prints in the future, if you are in desperate need for any, please give … Continue reading Turnerwood to Thorpe Top Treble lock.

Quarry lock Turner wood

Turnerwood Chesterfield and Worksop canal

My second favourite spot on the canal after Drakeholes.  You can just visit Di's Orchard Tea rooms and do nothing else, or discover the canal in either direction.  You can see my full Chesterfield canal journey here.  timawellsphotographyandprints.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/west-stockwith-to-chesterfield-canal-via-worksop-and-retford-picture-gallery/ In the future I will be selling photographic prints.  If you are in a hurry for any … Continue reading Turnerwood Chesterfield and Worksop canal

Shireoaks duck

Shireoaks to Turnerwood Worksop canal locks.

There is an abundance of locks from Shireoaks to Turner wood.  Come from Sheffield or Lincoln to Shireoaks and walk this area, if you go nowhere else on the canal.  You can see the full Chesterfield canal journey here.  timawellsphotographyandprints.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/west-stockwith-to-chesterfield-canal-via-worksop-and-retford-picture-gallery I will be selling photographic prints in the future, if any capture your eye, contact … Continue reading Shireoaks to Turnerwood Worksop canal locks.

Shireoaks village

Shireoaks Worksop canal

A very interesting part of the Chesterfield canal.  You can get a train here from Lincoln or Sheffield.  Shireoaks is a very interesting village to have a look around.  Alternately walk into Worksop or up the staircase of locks to Turner wood.   There are a few nice cafe's around here. You can see the full … Continue reading Shireoaks Worksop canal

St Peters Church and Edensor Village

Chatsworth Christmas day walk.

These are more pictures of my walk around the Chatsworth estate on Christmas day.  If you have never visited Chatsworth house or the gardens, it is well worth a visit.  At the moment they have a display in the house called "Oh Dickens".   All the best for Christmas and New year. Tim

Thurcroft lights

Thurcroft Christmas lights.

I have been going around taking pictures of Christmas lights, my pictures don't do justice to these lights along the shops at Thurcroft.  There are also lights elsewhere along other shop fronts that I haven't captured.    Thurcrofts High st makes it look Christmas, whereas Dinnington High st is very clinical and the Christmas tree … Continue reading Thurcroft Christmas lights.