Walks on Saturday 6th 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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1Linacre Reservoirs Morning Bird Walk

Please join Chesterfield RSPB Group for an informal, leisurely walk around all three reservoirs. We will spend time looking and listening for a range of summer migrant birds, as well as watching the resident waterbirds.

2-3 miles (Circular walk)

Easy

Main Car Park, Linacre Reservoirs, Cutthorpe, Chesterfield. S42 7AU

SK 337 727

7.30am - 10.30am

Free

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Chesterfield Royal Society of Protection for Birds

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2Dronfield Round Walk

A circular countryside walk round the town, on the route of the Dronfield 2000 Rotary Walk, a walk promoted and cared for by The Dronfield Hall Barn group. Lunch stop in Holmesfield. No dogs allowed due to presence of farm animals.

14½ miles (Circular walk)

Strenuous

Lay by between Unstone and Dronfield (B6057), Chesterfield Road, Dronfield. S18 4AP

SK 365 777

9am - 3.30pm

Free

11+

Warbling Walkers

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3Creswell Crags Fairy Trail

A fun trail round the enchanting Creswell Crags gorge. Come in your finest fairy or elf costume and be sprinkled with fairy dust. Walking from reception down through the enchanted wood that leads to the fairy trail. Finish in the meadow and place a fairy wish on the mystical tree.

2 miles (Circular Walk)

Leisurely

Creswell Crags Reception Entrance, Crags Road, Welbeck, Worksop. S80 4AG

SK 538 743

10am - approximately 12noon

Free of charge

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Creswell Butterflies

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4Glapwell, Scarcliffe and Hillstown Circular

An easy walk on Bolsover edge with stunning views and no stiles. Walking on footpaths, bridleways and quiet country lanes, we’ll discover Palterton and Scarcliffe before returning via Hillstown and along the edge to Glapwell.

6 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Young Vanish Pub, The Hill, Glapwell, Chesterfield. S44 5NB

SK 479 661

10am - 1.30pm

Free

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Joan Westwood

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5Around the Common

A 10½ mile route through pleasant farming country interspersed with hamlets and villages. We shall finish with a route through an excellently restored mining site now covered with established native trees and fishing ponds.

10½ miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

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

SK 448 671

10am - 3.30pm

Free of charge (Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of local Rescue Services)

11+

Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers

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6The Drone Valley Way from Chesterfield to Dronfield

A 7½ mile linear walk from Chesterfield to Dronfield following the 'Drone Valley Way'. A route taking in the River Rother, Chesterfield Canal, Revolution House (we'll learn more!) to higher ground before we descend to Unstone and Dronfield.

7½ miles (Linear walk)

Moderate

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

SK 384 711

10.15am - 3pm

Free

1-5

Dronfield Footpaths and Bridleways Society

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7Bumble Bee Safari

Join our pollinating the peak project team for a guided walk around Eastwood Park to find out more about our beautiful bumblebees. There are 24 different species in the UK – let’s see how many we can find today!

1 mile (Circular walk)

Easy

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

SK 396 697

1pm - 2pm

Free

No stiles

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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8Mucky Hands and Muddy Boots 1

Join us for a fun family sensory stroll along Lady Spencer’s Walk to explore Hardwick’s natural world and discover the creatures that live in it. Why not visit our Stableyard visitor facilities for refreshments after the walk?

1½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy

Hardwick Stableyard, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. S44 5QJ

SK 462 634

2pm - 3.30pm

Free

No stiles

National Trust Hardwick

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9Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its Fabulous History

A tour of the historic ruins of Sutton Scarsdale Hall with an accomplished historian John Fletcher Taylor. Hearing stories of the Hall’s past. The Hall is shrouded in scaffolding so there will be a presentation in the church after the walk, where refreshments will also be available.

½ mile (Circular walk)

Easy

Car Park of Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Hall Drive, Sutton Scarsdale, Chesterfield. S44 5UR

SK 440 688

2.30pm - 3.30pm

Adults £4.50, Children £2.50

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John Fletcher Taylor