On the Canal & River Trust section of the canal, there are slipways at West Stockwith Basin, at the terminus with the Trent, and at Shireoaks Marina. To use the one at Shireoaks Marina, contact Michael Edwards by emailing dawnrose@chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk .

On the currently isolated western section, there are slipways close to Tapton Lock in Chesterfield and at the new Staveley Town Basin should you wish to launch a trailboat and explore that section.

Please note that a separate licence is need for this section because it is owned and maintained by Derbyshire County Council. Click here or email countrysideservice@derbyshire.gov.uk or ring 01629 533020 for further information.

West Stockwith

Shireoaks Marina

Staveley Town Basin

Tapton Lock