Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail
A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders
The Trans Pennine Trail in Derbyshire
- Barrow Hill Engine Shed is host to Britain’s last operational roundhouse and hosts regular events for visitors of all ages. The site includes preserved locomotive and railway rolling stock on display, storage and repair; a training centre for railway preservation industry and a visitor centre.
- Chesterfield Canal with both broad and narrow locks, rare wildlife, and impressive feats of engineering as the canal climbs into Derbyshire. Known locally as ‘Cuckoo Dyke’ the 46-mile canal has 59 narrow locks where you can enjoy a scenic boat ride.
- Chesterfield is famous for the amazing 228 foot ‘Crooked Spire‘ of St Mary and All Saints Church, which not only twists but leans 9 feet 5 inches from its true centre.
- Chesterfield Market has more than 250 stalls crowded into the town centre each market day selling everything from books to china, from underwear to dancewear. Chesterfield Markets takes pride in its professional traders. Many have stood in the market for years, some for generations. They all offer value for money and a reliable service together with that ‘market extra’ – friendly banter between customer and trader.
- Tapton Lock Visitor Centre is host to a lively programme of activities and events, boat trips on the canal, as well as information on the surrounding countryside.
- Chesterfield Tourist Information provides details of all local attractions and facilities this wonderful region has to offer.
- Hollingwood Hub is located on the Chesterfield Canal section of the TPT. Facilities include a coffee shop and community meeting space, run by Chesterfield Canal Trust.