Several years ago, our footpath officer David Blackburn has been working on a new project including the canal, bringing high-tech convenience to the sedate pastime of countryside walks.

He created an audio guide to part of the old and new canal trail covering the area around Renishaw to the south of Killamarsh.

The audio trail, is here


The background information, is here


To download the accompanying map, click here.

David would appreciate any feedback on this walk. You can contact him by emailing

David Blackburn and Geraint Coles (ex-Chesterfield Canal Development Manager) test the technology at Renishaw.