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Shardlow Heritage Centre

The Wharf, Shardlow, Derby DE72 2GA, England
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Having walked a fair distance to get there, we arrived at 12.35 only to find the Centre was still... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
591JeremyBell
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Martock, United Kingdom
Lovely little find

We were out walking today and found this lovely little visitor centre. Run by volunteers and packed... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Helen T
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Jul 2017
“Lovely little find”
21 May 2017
“Great little visitor centre”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Wharf, Shardlow, Derby DE72 2GA, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Having walked a fair distance to get there, we arrived at 12.35 only to find the Centre was still closed although the opening time was apparently 12 noon. We would have loved to have seen around and written a review but due to the closure...More

Thank 591JeremyBell
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were out walking today and found this lovely little visitor centre. Run by volunteers and packed full of all things canal. Fabulous find and well worth a visit. Can't wait to go back and have another look with the rest of my family.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little place to visit giving lots of information about historical life on the canal, including a replica barge inside. The two volunteers who were working when we visited were lovely and very enthusiastic. It's not huge and you don't need long...More

1  Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I came for the family history day as one of my ancestors was a boatman from Shardlow. The amount of information the heritage center had was exceptional

Thank SomersetBagpuss
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Well this is a bit odd...did not get to see the Heritage Centre because they only open at weekends but did want to post something about Shardlow - the inland port, but could not find any way of introducing a new area to TA. For...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Excellent display put on in the Heritage centre. Guided tours of the village are interesting and very informative.

Thank Skiers356
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Packed with interesting info and exhibits. Bit cluttered but lots to see. Well worth 75p. Just watch the limited opening hours.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Although only small it has a mass of interesting items including many photos and items from Shardlow and its people and the canals, well worth a visit .

Thank bobriv990
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Shardlow was the home of my parents and my granparents, so a visit to the heritage centre is also something special to me.

Thank colina982
Reviewed 29 August 2015

this is a little gem packed with brilliant local information and the staff are so friendly and helpful it covers the local area of Shardlow and beyond and the waterways nearby too well worth a visit if your in the area

1  Thank murdoch62
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