image for Boat Trips item typeBoat Trips at Tapton Lock Visitor centre

Boat Trips, free entry


Mr K Burns

01246 207928


Tapton Lock Visitor Centre,
Lockoford Lane,
S41 7JB


Tapton Lock Visiter Centre is based by the Chesterfield Canal. The towpath upon which the Visitor Centre is located also provides the route for the southern loop of the Trans-Pennine Trail that passes through South Yorkshire.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Summer weekend boat trips are run from the Visitor Centre.

Opening details

Please note closed on Christmas Day


Free entry

Special Events may attract a charge.

Also at this Venue


See location of Tapton Lock Visitor centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 429929  Lat: 53.43145 Long: -1.35524

Signposted from Tescos Roundabout on the A61, NE of Chesterfield.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Summer weekend boat trips are run from the Visitor Centre.

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