Derbyshire to host largest canal walking festival in the country

Walkers on the Chesterfield section of the canal towpath.
Walkers on the Chesterfield section of the canal towpath.

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.