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CROMFORD, MATLOCK, DERBYSHIRE

DE4 3RQ

BIRDSWOOD

Birdswood is the historical narrow boat belonging to The Friends of Cromford Canal.
The boat and our gift shop are run entirely by our dedicated team of volunteers.
Birdswood runs scheduled trips throughout the year, open to members of the public.
Our exclusive charters make a personal venue for your private function.
Come and enjoy a peaceful journey along the Cromford Canal and get up close
to the fabulous wildlife and take in the amazing scenery.

Flower decoration

BOOK TRIPS ON

Birdswood

Things To Do

2018 ArtAfloat

2018-artafloat. Art workshops aboard narrowboat Birdswood at Cromford Canal. Taught to local by locals. This years' programme is listed here. Please call 07552055455 to book your place.  

“Art Afloat”

"Art Afloat" A new initiative called Art Afloat is being trialled by a couple of volunteers looking to extend the use of Birdswood as a classroom. MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 10.30am - 4.30pm 'On the Cut' [...]

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Latest News

909, 2018

Our delightful Canal-side Shop and Ticket Office

Our delightful Canal-side Shop and Ticket Office continues to support local artisans and stock a wide range of gifts, trinkets and souvenirs. We have canal art painted watering cans, pots, jars, mirrors, spoons, mugs and [...]

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Upcoming Events

Book Folding
Easter Horse Drawn Days

Christmas Santa Special Trips

Christmas Santa Special Trips
“Birdswood. A wonderful day out in the historic World Heritage Site of the Derwent Valley.”

Come and see for yourself.

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