Birdswood School Trips

The Birdswood Narrow Boat provides group trips on the Cromford Canal from Cromford Wharf to High Peak Junction.

Cromford Canal Narrow Boat Cruises operate the historic narrow boat Birdswood. The trip from Cromford Wharf to High Peak Junction, provides views of the local heritage and wildlifeCromford Wharf is a five minute’ walk from Cromford station.

Learning Outside The Classroom objectives are met during an exciting, engaging experience on Birdswood.

  • Birdswood has room for 35 pupils plus adults
  • Planned activities suitable for Reception to Y6
  • Outdoor environment rich in wildlife
  • Geography, science & social history strands

Special charters with horse drawn services can be arranged and cruises can be tailored to suit your group and focus including the surrounding landscapes, habitats and wildlife and the engineering of the canal. Discover what life was like in the past working on the canal with a visit to the boat man’s cabin. You can combine your journey with a visit to High Peak Junction, Leawood Pumphouse or Cromford Mills.

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