Hartington, Derbyshire Sunday 1st July 2018

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Rob Rose   Distance : 10.00 miles We come out of Hartington on Highfield Road, turn off and walk through Chapel Farm and Heathcote on to the Pennine Way. After a couple of miles on the bridle way we come off and walk through Darley Farm past the quarry and Vincent House towards Pilsbury and …

Baslow, Derbyshire Sunday 30th July 2017

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Rowland Nock   Distance : 10.00 miles This walk meanders along the magnificent gritstone escarpments of Baslow, Curbar and Froggatt Edges giving fantastic views of the area & an ideal place to have lunch. This will mean an initial ascent of approximately 250 metres (800ft) from Baslow.Heading round south west we negotiate the beautifully tranquil …

Castleton, Derbyshire Sunday 24th April 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Rowland Nock     Distance: 10.0 miles This walk includes the classic Mam Tor to Lose Hill ridge walk with spectacular views of the Vale of Edale and beyond. We start by heading out past Peak, Treak Cliff and Blue John Caverns on to Mam Tor. We will then follow the ridge all the way to …

Hayfield, Derbyshire Sunday April 3rd 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Rowland Nock   Distance: 11.5 miles Total climbing for the day approximately 600 metres (2,000 Feet)This classic high hill walk retraces the route of the famous mass trespass onto Kinder Scout on 24th April 1932. Please bear in mind the walk does include some ford crossings.Having passed the memorial plaque at Bowden Bridge on the River …

Grasmere, Derbyshire Sunday 27th September 2015

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Rowland Nock   Distance: approx. 9.0 miles This is a classic high level point to point walk starting from the main car park in Ambleside (20p toilets available). We head off by Rothay Park on to Loughrigg Fell, enjoying the ever changing views of the area, finally ascending to the trig point at 335m for …

Bakewell, Derbyshire Sunday 23rd August 2015

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Rowland Nock   Distance: approx. 12.0 miles We initially head off west going past Bakewell’s beautiful All Saints Church and then the grounds of Anselm’s preparatory school, heading down to the River Wye and on to the lovely Ashford in the Water. We then gradually ascend to the iconic Monsal Head for lunch to take in …

Matlock Bath, Derbyshire Sunday 31st May 2015

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Dag Griffiths   Distance: approx. 10.5 miles The coach will drop us off near Cromford Wharf – from there we will walk along the Cromford Canal to High Peak Junction. We then walk a stretch of the former High Peak Railway, now a leisure trail. Included are two moderately steep inclines where carriages/wagons were lowered by …

Buxton, Derbyshire Sunday 1st June 2014

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Steve Budd   Distance: About 12 miles moderate We start the walk from the Cat & Fiddle. From there we have a short walk to the summit of Shining Tor, the highest point in Cheshire at 559 m (1834 ft) with great views. We then make our way over Cats Tor and on to Pym Chair- …

Hathersage, Derbyshire Sunday 1st September 2013

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Dag Griffiths     Distance: 11.2 miles Highest Point 458 metres, total ascent 550 metres. The objective today is a walk along Stanage Edge. From Hathersage we ascend steadily north on paths to Brookfield Manor and Green House before swinging east, then north again to join Stanage Edge. Next we walk along the edge in a …

Ilham, Derbyshire Sunday 29th July 2012

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Jimmy Need   Distance: approx. 11 miles From Ilam we head up to Ilam Tops which will bring us nicely on to Dovedale Wood. After a nice amble through the woods, we fall upon Ilam Rock – quick look see. We then make our way over to the idyllic hamlet of Milldale where we may have …

Bakewell, Derbyshire Sunday 10th July 2011

Today’s Walks Moderate Leader: Jackie Gudgeon   Distance: 9 miles From Uppermill we follow the Huddersfield Narrows Canal for about a mile to reach the Brownhills Visitor Centre where there are toilets. We then climb by lane, track and moorland to reach the Pots & Pans War Memorial, giving us panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys. We then …

Baslow, Derbyshire Sunday 26th June 2011

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Jimmy Need   Distance: 12 Miles Today’s walk starts with a nice steady climb out of Baslow, which brings us up onto Eaglestone Flat. Wellington’s Monument and Eagle Stone are to be found and the first challenge of the day awaits you. From here we make our way over to and along Curbar and Froggatt Edges. …