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Santa Special Cruises

The popular trips on the Chesterfield Canal with Santa on board will be running again this Christmas. Booking and advance payment is essential – please use the contact details on this page.

Tickets are £7 per person. All children get a small age-appropriate gift and adults get a drink and mince pie or equivalent.

Book and pay in advance for all Santa Special Trips at Chesterfield Canal here.

Tapton Lock

Our tripboat, John Varley, will be doing Santa Special trips on every Saturday and Sunday from 24th November to 23rd December and on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December.

All leave from Tapton Lock, on the Tesco roundabout in Chesterfield, S41 7JB.

The John Varley will leave at 10.00, 10.40, 11.20, 12.00, 13.00, 13.40, 14.20, 15.00.

For bookings, ring 01629 533020.

Hollingwood Hub

Our tripboat, Madeline, will be running Santa Special trips on every Saturday and Sunday from 1st to 23rd December.

All leave from Hollingwood Hub on Works Road, S43 2PF.

The Madeline will leave at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30.

For bookings, ring 01629 533020.

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  • Chesterfield Canal - Tapton Lock and Hollingwood Hub



  • £7

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