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Hugh Henshall Tripboat

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 every Sunday from April to October, starting at the Lock Keeper pub in Worksop.

It also runs charters all year round. It costs £45 per hour to hire the boat. It can carry up to 12 passengers.

Santa Special trips every weekend from the start of December to Christmas (£6 for all). Booking essential, bookings open in September.

  • Boat trips - public

  • Boat trips - charter

  • Boat trips - education / community

Address

The Lock Keeper

Sandy Lane
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 1TJ

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