Walks on Sunday 7th 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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10The Full Chesterfield Round Walk

A route providing a taster for every type of walking, with fine views of our ‘Crooked Spire’. Completely encircling the town, encompassing 4,000 feet of ascent. Participants wishing to do part of the walk will be taken back to the start on request. Under 12 by special permission only.


34 miles (Circular walk)

Strenuous

White Hart Pub Car Park, Top Road, Calow, Chesterfield. S44 5TE

SK 417 710

7am - 7pm

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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11Boat and Boot Stroll 1

Take a narrowboat ride from the Hub to Staveley Marina. Walk back along old railway lines and take in a bit of canal and railway history while keeping an eye out for wildlife.


3½ miles (Linear walk - outward by boat)

Easy (some steps)

Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. S43 2PF

SK 415 746

10am – 12.30pm (arrive at least 5 minutes prior)

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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12Family Boat and Boot Towpath Stroll 1

Walking along Chesterfield Canal towpath taking in a bit of the history while keeping an eye out for wildlife. Then a leisurely narrowboat ride back to the Hub. The boat can take up to 2 folding buggies. To book this walk call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8.

2 miles (Linear walk - return by boat)

Easy (some steps)

Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. S43 2PF

SK 415 746

10.10am - 12noon (arrive at least 5 minutes prior)

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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13Bluebells & Buds

A walk to explore the wild flowers of Hardwick with a National Trust Ranger. You will discover a variety of flora and see the woodlands coming to life in spring.

4 miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Hardwick Stableyard, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. S44 5QJ

SK 462 634

10.30am - 1.30pm

Free

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National Trust Hardwick

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14Nordic 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.

1-2 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

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

SK 435 736

11am - 12noon

Free

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Chesterfield Nordic Walking

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15Boat and Boot Stroll 2

Take a narrowboat ride from the Hub to Staveley Marina. Walk back along old railway lines and take in a bit of canal and railway history while keeping an eye out for wildlife.


3½ miles (Linear walk - outward by boat)

Easy (some steps)

Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. S43 2PF

SK 415 746

2pm – 4.30pm (arrive at least 5 minutes prior)

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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16Family Walk

A family walk from Dronfield Hall Barn up to Hill Top and down the Lea Brook Valley, passing 2 children’s play areas and a nature conservation project. An interactive walk with map/spotters guide provided in the fee. Lots for children to spot along the way!

3 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Dronfield Hall Barn, High Street, Dronfield. S18 1PX

SK 351 785

2pm - 4pm

Adults £1.50, Children 50p

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Dronfield Heritage Trust

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17Family Boat and Boot Towpath Stroll 2

Walking along Chesterfield Canal towpath taking in a bit of the history while keeping an eye out for wildlife. Then a leisurely narrowboat ride back to the Hub. The boat can take up to 2 folding buggies. To book this walk call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8.

2 miles (Linear walk - return by boat)

Easy (some steps)

Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. S43 2PF

SK 415 746

2.10pm – 4pm (arrive at least 5 minutes prior)

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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18Chesterfield’s Legends and Myths

Chesterfield has a long, amazing history. Hear about the characters, real or spectral, that have added colour to our tales, including Napoleon’s Generals quartered here, one of whom became Marshall of France. Thought you knew Chesterfield? Think again!

1-2 miles (Circular walk)

Easy

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

SK 384 711

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Adults £5.50, Children £3.50

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