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Hugh Henshall Tripboat
The Hugh Henshall is run by the Chesterfield Canal Trust and is crewed by fully qualified volunteers.
No ordinary vessel, it is fully accessible for the disabled, with an electro-hydraulic system to enable any user to steer the boat from anywhere within it, regardless of disability.
It runs walk-up trips on selected Sundays from May to September, starting at the Lock Keeper pub in Worksop.
It runs occasional special trips; see the website for details.
It runs Santa Specials in December.
See our website for detailed information and bookings.
Hugh Henshall is also available for charters on any day when it is not running public trips.
Disability Access Information
No ordinary vessel, the Hugh Henshall is fully accessible for the disabled, with an electro-hydraulic system to enable any user to steer the boat from anywhere within it, regardless of disability.
- Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
- Paths wider than 1 metre
- No steps or barriers
- Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately