Walks Programme

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  • 10:30 Sunday 03 July 2022
    Ellastone, Staffordshire (Landranger 128, Derby & Burton)

    Start point: CP in Ellastone

    9.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Calwich Abbey, Toadhole FB, Old Slade Lane, Shepherdswood, Roston, Rocester Bridge, Limestone Way, Doveleys Manor Park, CP
  • 19:00 Wednesday 06 July 2022
    River Soar

    Start point: CP east of Kegworth

    4.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    CP, up the Soar river path as far as opp ‘Devils Elbow’, Sutton Bonington (PH), Gold Hill Farm, CP (also PH in Kegworth)
  • 10:30 Sunday 10 July 2022
    Harston – Belvoir Castle

    Start point: Meet in centre of village

    12.5 miles, Easy. Leader: Jacky Braunton.

    Harston, Croxton Kerrial, Branston, Terrace Hills, Belvoir, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Harston

    7.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Harston, Socketwell Plantation, old railway, Casthorpe Bridge, Grantham Canal, Woolsthorpe Wharf, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Harston
  • 10:30 Saturday 16 July 2022
    Ancaster to Sleaford

    Start point: Sleaford Station

    miles, Easy. Leader: Alex Russell.

    Sleaford, Ancaster (linear), optional back to Sleaford
  • 10:30 Sunday 17 July 2022
    Hartington

    Start point: Village green or car park

    14 miles, Moderate. Leader: Rachael Drewery.

    Hartington, Beresford Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Gipsy Bank, Alstonefield, Wetton (PH), Thor’s Cave, Dale Farm, Lees Farm, Ecton Hill, Manifold Way, Hulme End, Townend, Newfield, Hartington (PH)

    8 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Hartington. Carder Low (Access Land), Vincent House, Darley Farm, Parsley Hay (cyclists kiosk), Tissington Trail, Heathcote, Highfield Lane, Hartington
  • 19:00 Wednesday 20 July 2022
    Wild Swim Walk #2: Little Eaton & Duffield

    Start point: Park near sports field, Meet near church.

    4 miles, Easy. Leader: Gary Olds.

    Little Eaton, Park Farm, Blue Mountains, Duffield Church, Chimney (optional swim spot), Duffield Bank. Little Eaton
  • 10:30 Sunday 24 July 2022
    Linacre Reservoirs near Chesterfield (OL24, The White Peak)

    Start point: Main CP for the Linacre Reservoirs (Road access from north e.g. Cutthorpe)

    10.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Linacre Wood, Birley, Moorhall, Unthank, Cartledge, Common Side, Cutthorpe, CP
  • 10:30 Saturday 30 July 2022
    Repton and Bretby

    Start point: Small CP in Repton or park on lay by then meet near war memorial

    10.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Repton, River Trent, Newton Solney, Bladon Farm, Grafton Smallholding, Bretby Castle, Bretby Park, Hoofies Wood, Noah’s Ark, Loscoe Farm, Repton
  • 10:30 Sunday 31 July 2022
    Dimmingsdale & Churnet

    Start point: CP near Lords Bridge

    14.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Dimmingsdale, Hawksmoor Cottage, Kingsley Holt, Cherryeye Bridge, Ipstones, Foxt, Cotton Bank Farm, Cotton, Farley, CP

    9 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Dimmingsdale, Hawksmoor Cottage, Ross Bridge, Whiston, Cotton Bank Farm, Oakamoor, Churnet Way, CP
  • 19:00 Wednesday 03 August 2022
    Osmaston

    Start point: near the triangle in Osmaston village

    4 miles, Easy. Leader: Liz Bailey.

    Osmaston, Shirley, Wyaston Grove, Osmaston
  • 10:30 Sunday 07 August 2022
    Teggs Nose (near Macclesfield)

    Start point: Teggs Nose Visitor Centre CP

    16 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, White Nancy Monument, Charles Head, Jenkin Chapel, Cats Tor, Shining Tor, Tea shop, Macc Forest, CP

    8 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Langley, Trentabank, Shutlingsloe, Macc Forest, CP
  • 10:30 Saturday 13 August 2022
    Bennerley / Kimberley / Trowell area

    Start point:

    miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    TBC maybe linear using buses
  • 10:30 Sunday 14 August 2022
    Carsington Water (Millfields)

    Start point: Millfields CP, south corner of Carsington Water

    11.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Hays Lane, Kirk Ireton, Alderwasley Hall School, Alport Heights, Lawn Farm, Idridgehay Station, Idridgehay, Rakestones Farm, Kirk Ireton, same as outward back to CP

    8.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Simply around the reservoir via the popular signposted route, direction to be decided on the day!
  • 19:00 Wednesday 17 August 2022
    Ripley / Heage / Pentrich

    Start point: The George PH, Lower Hartshay

    5 miles, Easy. Leader: Su Ganderton.

    Su’s route TBC
  • 10:30 Sunday 21 August 2022
    Wetton (OL24, the White Peak)

    Start point: CP on southern edge of Wetton village

    17 or 18.5 miles, Strenuous. Leader wanted.

    CP, Ecton Hill, Warslow, Revidge, Smedley Sytch, Newtown, Round Knowl, Merryton Low, Royledge, 425m summit, Hayes Farm, Butterton (PH), Ladyside Woods, Thors Cave, CP (optional spur to the top of the rock above Thors Cave and back is an extra 1.5 miles)

    8 or 9.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Thors Cave, Ladyside Wood, Wallace, Clayton House, Villa Farm, Warslow (PH), Dale Bridge, Ecton Hill, Lees Farm, CP (optional spur to the top of the rock above Thors Cave and back is an extra 1.5 miles)
  • 10:30 Sunday 28 August 2022
    Combs Edge near Buxton

    Start point: CP at Combs Reservoir

    13 miles, Strenuous. Leader wanted.

    CP, Combs, Bank Hall, Castle Naze Fort, Combs Edge southward via Short Edge, Black Edge, Flint Clough, Light Wood, spur to Corbar Hill, Light Wood, Combs Edge N via ‘Round the Bend’, Castle Naze Fort, Combs, CP

    9 miles, Strenuous. Leader wanted.

    CP, Combs, Bank Hall, Castle Naze Fort, Combs Edge SW to ‘Round The Bend’, White Hall Centre, Wainstones, Haylee Farm, Combs (PH), CP
  • 19:00 Wednesday 31 August 2022
    Swarkestone

    Start point: Crewe and Harpur PH car park, (its expected you will get drinks or food)

    4 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Crewe and Harpur, Barrow on Trent, canal, Swarkestone village
  • 10:30 Sunday 04 September 2022
    Ashford in the Water

    Start point: CP in village

    12.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Fin Cop (Access Land), under Monsal viaduct, high path opposite Cressbrook to near Litton Mill, Priestcliffe, Taddington, Great Shacklow Wood, CP

    8 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Fin Cop (Access Land), under Monsal viaduct, Monsal Trail to Cressbrook Mill and back, over viaduct, pub, tunnel, Thornbridge Hall, CP
  • 10:30 Saturday 10 September 2022
    Newstead Abbey

    Start point: Thieves Wood CP

    11.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    CP, Robin Hood Way, Blidworth, Robin Hood Way, Kighill Farm, Top Farm, Newstead Abbey, CP
  • 10:30 Sunday 11 September 2022
    Bradgate Park (Newtown Linford)

    Start point: CP near Newtown Linford

    12 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    CP, Old John Tower, Leicestershire Round, Broombriggs Hill, Beacon Hill, Woodhouse Eaves, Swithland Wood, Cropston Reservoir, CP

    9.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    CP, Old John Tower, Leicestershire Round, Woodhouse Eaves, Swithland Wood, Swithland Reservoir, Swithland, Hallgates, Cropston Reservoir, CP
  • 10:30 Saturday 17 September 2022
    Barrow on Soar / Mountsorrel

    Start point: Barrow on Soar Station (or park nearby)

    8 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    BOS, A6 roundabout, Mountsorrel Castle, Mountsorrel Station (Great Central heritage line), Swithland Reservoir, Quorn, BOS
  • 10:30 Sunday 18 September 2022
    Grindleford (High Level)

    Start point: Park near Grindleford Station, meet by the cafe

    12.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Grindleford, Higger Tor, Standedge Pole, Redmires, Lady Canning’s Plantation, Fox House (PH), Longshaw, Grindleford
  • 10:30 Sunday 18 September 2022
    Grindleford (Low Level)

    Start point: Park near Grindleford Station, catch train to Hope

    9 miles, Easy. Leader: Andrew Cowell.

    Hope, Hathersage, Grindleford (No hills, stay close to the Derwent)