Walks on Wednesday 10th 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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29Northern Moors

This figure of 8 walk takes a sneaky peak at the amazing Peak District on moorland tracks and trails. We’ll visit the National Trust’s Longshaw estate as well as walking part of the GHB Ward (King of the Ramblers) walk and a taste of the Sheffield Country Walk.

10 miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Holmesfield Church, Main Road, Holmesfield, Dronfield. S18 7XA

SK 321 777

9.30am - 2.30pm

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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30Old Dronfield Society Historic Walk

A guided circular historic walk around the Conservation Area of Dronfield on pavements. Starting and finishing at Dronfield Hall Barn taking in Dronfield’s historic buildings. A colour guide / map is included in the fee.

1½ miles (Circular walk)

Easy

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

SK 351 785

10am - 12noon

Adults £4.00 (no concessions)

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Dronfield Heritage Trust

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31The Avenue Washlands Guided Walk

An informal stroll on well surfaced paths, stopping at several viewpoints. Discover this wetland reserve situated in the valley of the river Rother. Learn about the management of this reserve on the site of the decommissioned Avenue coking works.

1 miles (Circular walk)

Easy Access

Avenue Visitor Centre, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield. S42 6NG

SK 395 670

10am - 12noon

Free

None

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

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32Boots and Boats on the Chesterfield Canal 1

Board the narrowboat for a trip to Staveley, returning on foot viewing the new restored section of the Canal, then on footpaths via the Norwood Arms, Norbriggs Flash Local Nature Reserve (may be muddy) and then the towpath to Hollingwood.

3½ miles (Linear walk - outward by boat)

Easy

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

SK 415 746

10am - 12.45pm

All tickets £5.50

1-5

Chesterfield Canal Trust

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33Ogston and Crich Circular

A circular walk from Ogston Reservoir (good for bird watching), via Brackenfield to Crich (home of the Tramway Village), returning via South Wingfield, using a combination of footpaths and roads in North East Derbyshire.

10½ miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Car Park, Ogston Reservoir, Quarry Lane, Woolley Moor, Alfreton. DE55 6FN

SK 374 605

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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34Boots and Boats on the Chesterfield Canal 2

Set off on foot along the towpath to Staveley Basin, viewing a newly completed section of the Canal. Board the narrowboat at Staveley for the return trip to Hollingwood Hub.

2 miles (Linear walk - return by boat)

Easy

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

SK 415 746

10.15am - 12.15pm

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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35Walk To Explore the People’s Hardwick 1

A walk to explore the upper park and lower park of Hardwick. You will discover the woodlands, the duck decoy and other areas of the estate on our journey, taking in fantastic views of the land.

3 miles (approximately - Circular walk)

Moderate

Hardwick Stableyard, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. S44 5QJ

SK 462 634

10.30 - 12.30pm

Free

1-5

National Trust Hardwick

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36Boots and Boats on the Chesterfield Canal Walk 3

Leave Hollingwood on foot and walk towards Barrow Hill, joining a footpath through woodland and then alongside the River Rother towards New Whittington, where we join the Canal to meet our boat at Bluebank lock for the return cruise. Parts of route may be muddy.


3 miles (Linear walk - return by boat)

Easy

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

SK 415 746

1.30pm - 4pm

All tickets £5.50

1-5

Chesterfield Canal Trust

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37Boots and Boats on the Chesterfield Canal Walk 4

Board the narrowboat for a trip towards Brimington. We’ll returning on foot along the towpath through Bluebank Pools Local Nature Reserve.


3 miles (Linear walk - outward by boat)

Easy

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

SK 415 746

1.45pm - 3.45pm

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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38The Building Stones of Chesterfield

A circular walk around the town centre to look at the different stones which are used in the buildings. Knowledge of geology is not required, but geologists may be surprised to discover the number of different stones that can be found.


1 mile (Circular walk)

Easy Access

Town Hall front steps, Rose Hill, Chesterfield. S40 1LP

SK 380 712

2pm - 3.30pm

Free

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Janet Murphy

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39Boots and Boats on the Chesterfield Canal Evening Walk

Combine a walk with a 45 minute boat ride on the Chesterfield Canal. One group will leave on the boat and walk back while the second group will leave on foot and ride back. There will be an opportunity to view the newly restored Canal at Staveley Basin.


2 miles (Linear walk - outward or return by boat)

Easy

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

SK 415 746

6pm - 8pm

All tickets £5.50

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Chesterfield Canal Trust

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40The Halls of Ashover

A very historical evening stroll around Ashover taking in the church and three halls amidst stunning scenery along footpaths and country lanes.


5 miles (Circular walk)

Leisurely

Ashover Parish Hall Car Park, Milken Lane, Ashover, Chesterfield. S45 0BA

SK 352 631

6pm - 9pm

Free

11+

Joan Westwood

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41Clowne Evening Walk

From Clowne town centre we’ll walk along the disused railway lines of Linear Park and into the nature reserves of Holinhill and Markland Grips, then along the green lanes to Damsbrook. We’ll finish with panoramic views from along the ridge.


5½ miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Car Park, Recreation Close, Clowne, Chesterfield. S43 4PL

SK 491 758

6pm - 8.30pm

Free

1-5

Creswell Heritage Trust

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42Ford Evening Picnic Walk

A lovely evening walk following undulating footpaths through woods and fields in the moss valley. Bring your own picnic and sit mat. Ground may be muddy if recent rain. If weather poor picnic will be abandoned but walk will continue.


4 miles (Circular walk)

Moderate

Ford Public Car Park behind Bridge Inn, Ford, Sheffield. S12 3YD

SK 403 804

6.30pm (5.30pm for picnic) - 8.30pm

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

6-10

Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers