Save the date: The NDWG Annual General Meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams at 7 pm on Saturday 9th December 2023.

Walks Programme

The walks programme is also available as a PDF:

Before joining a walk, please read our “Walk With Us” guide. This contains important safety information including Coronavirus precautions.

Would you like to become a walk leader?

The Ramblers will be hosting an online session at 18:00 on Tuesday 12th December for anyone who would like to find out more about leading walks. Sign up in advance using the link below.

Getting Started: An Introduction to Walk Leadership

Upcoming Walks

  • 10:00 Sunday 03 December 2023
    Castleton (Mam Tor)

    Start point: Castleton Visitor Centre

    11.5 miles, Strenuous. Leader: Jay Power.

    Castleton, Spring House Farm, Lose Hill, Hollins Cross, Mam Tor, Rushup Edge, Rushop Hall, Perryfoot, Eldon Hill, Limestone Way, Cave Dale, Castleton (Easy to shorten en route if bad weather or other problems)
  • [Time TBC] Saturday 09 December 2023
    Ambergate to Matlock Bath linear possibly involving pubs and chips

    Start point: TBC

    Leader wanted.

    TBC probably mainly on the canal
  • 10:30 Sunday 10 December 2023
    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
  • [Time TBC] Sunday 17 December 2023
    Derby and Darley Abbey

    Start point: Derby rail station

    5.5 from rail station miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Rail station, Bus station, Museum of Making, east bank to rugby club, toll bridge, boat club, park, cathedral, stations
  • 10:30 Tuesday 26 December 2023
    Hartshay & Crich

    Start point: Lower Hartshay off the A38 near Ripley

    9 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Lower Hartshay, Heage, Sawmills, Fritchley, the Torrs, Crich, Mill Green, Tithe Farm, Lodge Hill Farm, Pentrich
  • 10:30 Sunday 31 December 2023
    Old Year Sunset Walk – Curbar Edge – faces west

    Start point: Informal parking near Calver Bridge A623

    11.5 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Calver, up the Derwent to Froggatt, Spooner Lane, Upper Padley, Grindleford Cafe, Longshaw Lodge, White Edge, Curbar Edge, road downthrough Curbar village to Calver (with head torches on!!)
  • 07:00 Monday 01 January 2024
    New Year Sunrise Walk (Star Disc Wirksworth – faces east)

    Start point: Town Centre Parking

    6 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Town centre, head torch to Star Disc, (sunrise over Wirksworth if lucky) Moor Farm, Middleton Moor, Middleton, Stone Centre, Black Rocks, Bole Hill near tower, Bolehill village, Wirksworth
  • 10:30 Saturday 06 January 2024
    Aston on Trent (Explorer 245 National Forest)

    Start point: Near church in village

    6.5 miles, Easy. Leader wanted.

    Aston, Aston Lock, T&M Canal, opp Priest House Hotel, back on T&M, Weston church, Coopers Arms PH, Weston Grange, Aston.
  • 10:30 Sunday 07 January 2024

    Start point: centre of village near pond

    14 miles, Moderate. Leader wanted.

    Hartington, Highfield Lane, Dale End, Biggin Dale, Coldeaton Bridge, Alstonefield, Wetton, Thors Cave, Wettonmill, Sugarloaf, Ecton Hill, Archford Moor, the Raikes, Hartington