Walks on Thursday 11th 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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43Taking New Steps Along the Archaeological Way

The ongoing project to develop the Archaeological Way takes fresh steps this year. We’ll explore a newly opened section of trail from Whaley Thorns towards Creswell. This circular route will cross fields on the return to the station.

5 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Langwith-Whaley Thorns Railway Station, Langwith, Mansfield. NG20 9DE

SK 529 709

10am - 12.30pm

Free

1-5

Derbyshire County Council

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44Round and About

Following a section of the Chesterfield Round Walk we descend to the Hipper Valley and the edge of Holy Moor. Returning via Holymoorside and climbing up to panoramic views over Chesterfield. Welcome refreshments are available at journeys end.

10 miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Peak Edge Hotel / Red Lion Car Park, Darley Road, Stonedge, Ashover, S45 0LW

SK 338 671

10am - 3.30pm

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

6-10

Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers

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45Water and Wealth

Five miles there and five miles back following waterside routes and an ancient bridleway and stopping to see a Norman church. Discover how water has, and still is, contributing not only to industry but to the beauty of the area.

10½ miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Outside Town Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield. S40 1LP

SK 380 712

10am - 3.30pm

Free

1-5

David Kee

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46Five Pits and a Pond

Join us for a leisurely walk ascending to 5 pits trail and Wolfie Pond. We’ll then take a gentle descent, skirting North Wingfield and Tupton, and passing points of railway and mining history. A lunch stop will be taken.

5 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Bus Station, off Market Street, Clay Cross, Chesterfield. S45 9JG

SK 393 635

10.30am - 1.30pm

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

1-5

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47Nordic Walking Taster Session – Chesterfield Canal

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 after your walk.

1-2 miles (Circular Walk)

Leisurely

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

SK 387 729

11am - 12noon

Free

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Chesterfield Nordic Walking

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48Go West!

Heading west out of Chesterfield for a walk over farmland on rural tracks and footpaths, along a hidden valley then dropping into Holymoorside. We then take a stroll back along the River Hipper, into Somersall Park and back to the start.

5 miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Car Park at junction of Storrs Road and Chatsworth Road, Brampton, Chesterfield. S40 3PY

SK 356 706

6pm - 8.30pm

Free

11+

Paul Niblock and Peter Wainwright