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Nottinghamshire to host the biggest canal walking festival in the country

Diana Munro, Keith Ross and Janet Ross (Worksop ramblers) with David Blackburn, walks officer for Chesterfield Canal Trust., and Julie Leigh, cabinet member for neighbourhoods at Bassetlaw District Council.
Diana Munro, Keith Ross and Janet Ross (Worksop ramblers) with David Blackburn, walks officer for Chesterfield Canal Trust., and Julie Leigh, cabinet member for neighbourhoods at Bassetlaw District Council.

Organisers are pushing the boat out for the first Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival which will be the largest event of its kind in the country.

Fifty-one guided walks will be held over nine days, introducing people of all ages and abilities to the delights of the canal and its surrounding environment.