Walks on Monday 14th May

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Public transport Children welcome Take packed lunch
Free parking Dogs allowed on a lead Pushchair accessible
Parking fee Toilet available en route Wheelchair freindly (independent user)
Parking Scratchcards Available No dogs Allowed Wheelchair friendly (accompanied user)
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13Industry of Brampton

Set out with a drink from the church café after looking at old photographs of industrial Chesterfield. We’ll walk through Walton Dam and down Goytside to explore the story of Robinson’s, one of Chesterfield’s most iconic businesses.

2 miles (Circular walk)

Easy

St Thomas’s Church Centre, Brampton, Chesterfield. S40 3AW

SK 361 706

10.00am - 12.30pm

Free of charge

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North East Derbyshire Industrial Society

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14The Round in Three - Part 1

The first stage of the Chesterfield Round Walk, following old railway lines through landscapes reclaimed from collieries now cloaked with woodland, lagoons fringed with reeds, wild flowers and grass-lined tracks. Passing through green fields, ancient woodland and climb to magnificent views.

11 miles (Linear walk)

Moderate

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Heath. S44 5SD

SK 447 671

10.00am - 3.30pm

Free

11+

Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers

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15George Stephenson Walk

Themed on George Stephenson, the 'Father of Railways'. A mix of urban and countryside paths we take in the landmarks to discover something about this great engineer and his attachment to Chesterfield. Finish at Chesterfield Museum to meet George Stephenson.

4.5 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre, Rykneld Square, Chesterfield. S40 1SB

SK 384 711

10.30am - 3.30pm

Free

1-5

Dronfield Footpaths and Bridleways Society

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16Eastwood Park Roll and Stroll

Come and join us along with emh care and Support, for a “Roll and Stroll” fully accessible walk followed by some fun activities in this lovely park and village hall – why not stay for a picnic in the park!

1 mile (Circular walk)

Easy Access

Eastwood Park Sports Pavilion, Eastwood Park Drive, Hasland, Chesterfield. S41 0AY

SK 397 696

11.00am - 12noon

Free of charge

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Chesterfield Borough Council, EMH Care and Walking 4 Health

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17Nordic Walking Taster Session – Poolsbrook Country Park

Nordic Walking is a safe, fun and sociable way to improve your fitness! Have a go at Europe’s fastest growing fitness activity whilst enjoying the Chesterfield countryside. It’s suitable for all ages and Nordic walking poles are available. Join us for coffee in the café after your walk.

2 miles (Circular walk)

Easy

Poolsbrook Country Park Car Park, Pavilion Drive, Poolsbrook, Chesterfield. S43 3WL

SK 434 736

1pm - 2pm

Free

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Chesterfield Nordic Walking

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18Boots and Boats from Tapton Lock 1

Jump aboard the John Varley II and cruise the Chesterfield Canal to from Tapton Lock to Bluebank Lock. Here you’ll disembark for a lovely stroll back to the visitor centre. Watch for wildlife and enjoy the canal from the water and the towpath.

2 miles (Linear walk- outward by boat)

Easy Access

Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield. S41 7JB

SK 387 729

2pm - 4pm

All tickets £7

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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19Boots and Boats from Tapton Lock 2

Take a walk from Tapton Lock along this beautiful stretch of the Chesterfield Canal. Walking to Bluebank Lock where you’ll board the John Varley II for your return cruise to the Visitor Centre. Watch for wildlife and enjoy the canal from both the water and the towpath.

2 miles (Linear walk – return by boat)

Easy Access

Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield. S41 7JB

SK 387 729

2pm - 4pm

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Chesterfield Canal Trust