Walks on Tuesday 9th 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)
Family Friendly Walk        

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24An Industrial Meander to the East

George Stephenson’s railway left the town with an abiding legacy. It shaped our industries and brought wealth and education. We’ll explore how things were and look at how Chesterfield could claim to be the centre of industrial England.

4½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy

Holy Trinity Church, Newbold Road, Chesterfield. S41 7PQ

SK 382 716

10am - 1.30pm

Free

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David Kee

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25Nordic Walking Taster Session – Holmebrook Valley 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.

1-2 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Café, Holmebrook Valley Park, Water Meadow Lane, Chesterfield. S41 8XP

SK 356 732

11am - 12noon

Free

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Chesterfield Nordic Walking

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26The Victorian Garden Cemetery at Spital

A circular walk from Chesterfield Station past a giant snail, the place where Markham Works were and the site of a leper hospital, to Chesterfield's oldest Victorian Garden Cemetery, returning via the Crooked Spire.

1½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy Access

Chesterfield Railway Station Forecourt (near bike lockers), Corporation Street, S41 7UB

SK 388 714

11am - 1pm

Free of charge (Donations to Friends of Spital Cemetery will be gratefully accepted)

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Friends of Spital Cemetery

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27A Taste of Local Heritage

A walk from Dronfield Hall Barn to Unstone, through parks, trails and woodlands, looking at some of the area’s industrial heritage, including the site of a gunpowder factory and the Dronfield Community Brewery, ending with some beer tastings.

4½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy

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

SK 351 785

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Adults £5.50 (including beer tasting)

1-5

Dronfield Heritage Trust

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28The Black and White Buildings of Chesterfield

A circular walk around the town centre to look at the distinctive black and white buildings, with an opportunity to find out why there are so many! The walk is mostly flat but there is one uphill stretch.

1½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy Access

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

SK 384 711

7pm - 9pm

Free

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Janet Murphy