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Accessible for local, portable and trailable craft

Silver Propeller Challenge



Visit the town of Chesterfield, on the westernmost isolated section of the Chesterfield Canal, by boat or canoe.

It has been chosen as a Silver Propeller Location to promote the restoration of this canal. A photo of your boat or canoe in the vicinity of Tapton Lock will be a good proof of your visit. Visiting portable or trailable boats need to obtain a licence from Derbyshire County Council which can be bought from from Tapton Lock Visitor Centre. You will need third party or public liability insurance. There are slipways below Tapton Lock in Chesterfield and at Staveley Town Basin.

Complete our challenge by visiting 20 locations from our list, you will receive our exclusive plaque and goody bag.


Challenge Location


All boats must be licensed by Derbyshire County Council.

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