Section 10 – 6 miles
From Borrowash follow Station Road south to get to Borrowash Bridge. Cross Station Road (B5010) and follow the path along the south bank of the river. This heads across the fields to Ambaston.
Here follow Ambaston Lane south to join London Road at Shardlow.
Follow London Road eastwards (left) and you will discover Shardlow’s fascinating history if you visit the Heritage Centre by the Clock Warehouse.
The Derwent Valley Heritage Way follows the Trent and Mersey Canal from opposite the Heritage Centre, following the towpath through the village to the east, passing Derwent Mouth Lock.
Continue to Derwent Mouth, where the River Derwent flows into the River Trent. Here the Derwent Valley Heritage Way reaches its end point.
Return to Shardlow for buses to Derby and Leicester.
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