Walk Programme

 

 

PEAK WALKING GROUP

 

Walk Programme

 

  • GRADE A: Good paths slight ascents and descents
  • GRADE B: Good paths moderate ascents and descents
  • GRADE C: Paths include some rough terrain with moderate ascents and descents
  • GRADE D: Some rough terrain plus harder ascents and descents

If you have any questions about a particular walk please contact the walk leader

 

Inclement weather may affect walks - please check with

walk leaders 24 hours before the day

 

Walks for September - October

 

2nd September - Fairholmes

7.5 Miles / Grade C

 

Start: Fairholmes OL 1 Dark Peak SK 172 893

Route: Fairholmes, Pike Low, Green Stitches, Abbey Brook

Leader: Karen 07522 293143

Notes: There is a fair but interesting ascent and a little rough ground but this is balanced by easy track to get in and out. The scenery at the head of Abbey Brook is just fantastic. Dogs on Lead

 

 

9th September - Hartington and Pilsbury

6 miles / Grade B

 

Start: Hartington village square. OL 24 SK 127 604

Route: Hartington/Pilsbury Castle Hills/Harris Farm/Sheen/Hartington

Leader: Marion 01629 258602, M. 07901 831044

Notes: Dogs on leads / toilets near car park at south end of village

 

 

 

15th - 16th September - Keswick weekend away

 

 

23rd Sept - Bleaklow Head

7 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Glossop High Street, OL 1 Dark Peak SK 046 948

Route: Old Glossop / Lightside / Dog Rock / Bleaklow Head / Ferny Hole / Doctor Gates Path / Old Glossop

Leader: Malcolm 07804591329

Notes: Some steep ascents to begin. A chance to see the superfortress crash site. Dogs on lead, some access land

 

Directions to start: Approaching Glossop on the A57 (Snake Pass road) turn right into Old Glossop at Manor Park Road with the Commercial Pub on the corner. After passing the Park on your left, turn right by the Queens Arms (Shepley Street) and after 500 yards pass the factory on your left and park adjacent to the bus turning circle on your right.

 

30th September - Round Walk

8/9 Miles / Grade B+

 

Start Hope School OL1 Dark Peak SK172 838

Route: Hope / Castleton / Cave Dale / Mam Tor / Hollins Cross / Hope

Leader: Anne 01142390941 O7983241586

Notes: Dogs on lead

 

 

7th October - Win Hill

7 Miles / Grade B+

 

Start: Heatherdene car park Ladybower

SK 202058 OL 1 Dark Peak

Route: Heatherdene / Ladybower Dam / Win Hill / Thornhill /

Thornhill Trail / Heatherdene

Leader: Bryan 01246 207789 07805258958

Notes: Initially strenuous. Dogs on lead

 

 

14th Oct - Eyam

8 Miles / Grade B+

 

Start: Eyam car park by public toilets:

SK 216767 OL 24 White Peak

Route: Eyam / Foolow / Abney / Bretton

Leader: Sharon 07931 99 36 34

Notes: Free parking in Hawkwell Road Car Park past the museum. Dogs on lead.

 

 

21st Oct - Hartington and its Dales

9 Miles /Grade B

 

Start: Hartington Village Car Park SK128 605 OL 24 White Peak

Route: Hartington / Biggin / Tissington Trail / Dale-With-No-

Name / Coldeaton Bridge / Wolfscote Dale / Beresford Dale.

Leader: Barbara 07514591491

Notes: Longish, but with plenty of easy paths. Dogs on lead

 

 

28th Oct – Chinley Churn

7.5 Miles /Grade B

 

Start: Railway Station car park Chinley OL 1 Dark Peak SK 038 825

Route: Chinley / Cracken Edge / Peep-O Day / Pennine Bridle Way / Shireoaks / Brekhead / Chinley.

Leader: Malcolm 07804 591329

Notes: There are plenty of parking places in the village of Chinley on the side roads adjacent to the railway station and next to the community park. Fantastic views of High Peaks. Easy going after initial moderate ascent. Dogs on leads where needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All walks leave promptly at 10am

 

 

Packed lunch and drink needed

 

We are unable to provide lifts to start points. If you are unsure about the start point you can ring the walk leader who will be happy to give you directions

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