Walks Programme

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Upcoming Walks

  • 10:30 Saturday 02 March 2024
    Tour de Towers

    Start point: Public parking near the Ramblers Retreat near Alton

    8 miles, Moderate. Leader: Gary Olds.

    CP, Farley, clockwise round Alton Towers to Ina’s Rock, Alton Castle, Alton village, Dimmingsdale, Old Furnace, CP (optional short cut near the end takes 2 miles off)
  • [Time TBC] Sunday 03 March 2024

    Start point: Field Lane CP

    9 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Belper Parks, Makeney, the Chevin, Midshires Way, Belper Lane End, Wyver Lane, CP
  • 10:30 Saturday 09 March 2024
    Hartshay & Crich

    Start point: Lower Hartshay off the A38 near Ripley

    9 miles, Moderate. Leader: Steve Shaw.

    Lower Hartshay, Heage, Sawmills, Fritchley, the Torrs, Crich, Mill Green, Tithe Farm, Lodge Hill Farm, Pentrich
  • 10:30 Sunday 10 March 2024
    Thorpe and Alstonefield

    Start point: The Narlows CP near Old Dog Inn, Thorpe

    12 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Thorpe, Lin Dale, Dove Dale, Hall Dale, Stanshope, Alstonefield, Coldeaton Bridge, Alsop en le Dale, Tissington, CP
  • 10:30 Sunday 17 March 2024
    Kegworth & East Leake

    Start point: Bridge over River Soar east of Kegworth

    11 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Kegworth, up the River Soar to Stanford on Soar, Barn Farm, Manor Farm, West Leake (PH), Scotland Farm, Kegworth
  • 10:30 Sunday 24 March 2024
    Chrome Hill

    Start point: Longnor crossroads

    10 miles, Strenuous. Leader wanted.

    Longnor, Yewtree Grange, Chrome Hill, Stoop Farm, Booth Farm, Hollinsclough, Parkhouse Hill, Earl Sterndale, High Wheeldon, Green Lane, Longnor. Distance and grade can be eased by skipping Parkhouse Hill and High Wheeldon.
  • 10:30 Friday 29 March 2024
    Barton under Needwood (Explorer 245, National Forest)

    Start point: CP in Barton under Needwood

    7.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    CP, Dunstall, Highlands Park, Battlestead Hill, canal, Barton Turn, CP
  • 10:30 Sunday 31 March 2024
    Bradfield area (OL1, The Dark Peak)

    Start point: CP in Low Bradfield

    13 miles, Strenuous. Leader: Jay Power.

    CP, High Bradfield, Smallfield, Hobson Moss, Back Tor, Foulstone Delf, Strines (PH), south side of Dale Dike Reservoir, CP
  • [Time TBC] Sunday 07 April 2024
    Dronfield Round

    Start point: lay by off B6057 in Unstone south of Dronfield

    14 miles, Moderate. Leader: Gary Olds.

    Unstone, Ouzle Bank Cottage, Cowley, Cartledge, Holmesfield Park Wood, Mickley, Bradway Tunnel portal, Coal Aston, Sheffield Country Walk, Troway (farm shop cafe), Apperknowle, Unstone
  • [Time TBC] Saturday 13 April 2024
    Newark and Farndon

    Start point: Newark Riverside CP

    6 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    CP, Queens Sconce, Trent via Averham Weir, the Farndon Ferry CP, Newark town centre (St Mary Magdalene Church), Newark Castle, CP
  • 10:30 Sunday 14 April 2024
    Birchover and Youlgreave

    Start point: Birchover near bend at W (lower) end of village

    12 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Birchover, Limestone Way, spurs to Robin Hoods Stride and Hermits Cave, Harthill Moor Farm, Youlgreave, Meadow Place Grange, Over Haddon, Haddon Plantation, Stanton in Peak, Nine Ladies Stone Circle, Uppertown, Birchover
  • 10:30 Sunday 21 April 2024

    Start point: Rufford Abbey, main parking. Meet at W3W ref which is the centre of a cicular area near the abbey.

    9.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Rufford, railway bridge over A614, alongside tracks, Lidgett, Clipstone Junction, Sherwood Pines Visitor Centre, alongside holiday park, Rufford
  • 10:30 Sunday 28 April 2024

    Start point: Dennis Knoll CP above Hathersage

    15 miles, Strenuous. Leader wanted.

    Dennis Knoll, High Neb, Stanage Edge, Moscar Lodge, Sugworth Hall, Dale Dike Resr, Crawshaw Farm, Wyming Brook, south of Redmires Resrs, Stanage Pole, Dennis Knoll
  • 19:00 Wednesday 01 May 2024
    University & Wollaton Park

    Start point: QMC westbound bus stop

    4 max miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    University campus + Wollaton Hall + optional pub or cafe after. Leader can propose exact route
  • [Time TBC] Sunday 05 May 2024
    Ambergate and Crich

    Start point: Ambergate Station (has parking)

    9.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Ambergate, Shining Cliff, Alderwasley, A6 bridge at Whatstandwell, Wakebridge, Monument, Crich, Chadwick Nick, Ambergate