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Extended Guided Trip on Birdswood

Mon 18th Apr
Extended Guided Trip on Birdswood

Take an extended trip along the canal on Friends of Cromford Canal’s trip boat ‘Birdswood’ with one of their expert guides who will point out the unique local wildlife, ecology and industrial archaeology.

  • Birdswood makes normal trip from Cromford Wharf to the mooring at Leawood Pumphouse
  • Passengers disembark with one of the experienced guides for a short walk taking in the pumphouse, the Wigwell Aqueduct, the Nightingale Arm and the newly restored Aqueduct Cottage
  • At each of these locations your guide will explain the history and significance of the structures and will answer questions.
  • On your return to Birdswood under the Wharf Shed on the opposite side of the canal you will be offered complementary tea or coffee.
  • During your return trip your guide will invite small groups for a tour of our traditional boatman’s cabin

Starts and ends: Cromford Wharf
Time: 2pm (arrive 15 mins before)
Cost: Adults – £20; Seniors – £18; Children – £10
Booking Essential – book here

Trip duration: 3 hours


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