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Winter walk

Usual stroll down to the river/canal. Pleased that a cycle route has been done but few seem to... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
LibbyM333
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
46 Miles to be Explored!

Those who choose to walk half a mile of this path then declare it disappointing are missing out... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jan W
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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10 Jul 2018
“46 Miles to be Explored!”
8 Nov 2017
“Wildlife wanders”
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Those who choose to walk half a mile of this path then declare it disappointing are missing out. Canals do pass through urban areas and sometimes those urban areas are not the prettiest bits but they would have been the reason the canal was built...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice ,when no fly-tipping in evidence and noisy construction work finished. Good path for walkers & cycle riders(when they use a bell!!) Marvellous old oak on the right going down to the 1st red brick bridge and woodpecker heard closeby. Fish and birds - heron...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We love to walk along canals but this one was not worth it. There was so much litter in the canal and the walk is basically through an industrial estate on one side and the canal on the other

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Once again this path has given me some hours of relaxation. I saw many wild birds along the route, this time I did a section near Clayworth. It was good to see some boats moving on the canal in winter too. There are so few...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Usual stroll down to the river/canal. Pleased that a cycle route has been done but few seem to know of the connections/whereabouts so do beware big groups without bells to alert you of their presence. Other than that, the path is manageable now that it...More

Thank LibbyM333
Reviewed 13 October 2016

46 miles of pathway following the line of The Chesterfield Canal, most of it is along the towpath of the canal but on the section which still needs to be restored (8 miles) it moves through countryside and villages. Very pretty, loads of wildlife and...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Cuckoo Way is the name given to the path that runs the length of The Chesterfield Canal. Most of the canal is navigable by boats and so it forms the towpath but there are just over 8 miles of canal that are still to...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We've cycled along several sections of the Cuckoo Way now, both from Chesterfield north as far as Rother Valley and also from Kiveton Park westwards to Worksop (& have then cycled south on National Cycle Network route 6 down into Clumber Park). I've also ridden...More

Thank amdgriggs
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