The link gives ideas of what to do over the Bank Holiday, Cromford Canal is just one of the activities which anyone interested could take part in.http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/news_events/news-updates/2015/august/news_items/dont_miss_our_fun-packed_activities_this_weekend.asp
Friends of the Cromford Canal
Patron: Julian Richards, President: Brian Blessed
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Birdswood is the trip boat of the FCC, and is entirely run by our wonderful team of volunteers. Birdswood runs on scheduled trips throughout the year, open to all members of the public. Come and enjoy a peaceful journey along the canal, introduced by a booming announcement from the FCC President, Brian Blessed. Birdswood is also available for private hire and for specialist educational trips.
Next trip: See schedule here
Prices: For a full price list, see here
Bookings: Phone 07552 055 455 or email the bookings officer
Where to find Birdswood: Cromford Wharf is on Mill Road, Cromford (turn right at Cromford traffic lights when heading north up the A6; use for DE4 3RQ SatNav). For a map of attractions around Cromford including Birdswood's moorings, click here.
About the narrowboat Birdswood - it's history and it's journey to get it on to the Cromford Canal
Who to contact for information about the boat and for trip bookings
Information about the different boat trips offered, including general public trips, private hire and use by schools
Find out about the people running the trip boat operation and their stories