Walk Programme


  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 May & June

5th May - Lose Hill

8-9 Miles/Grade B+

Start: Road leading to Hope railway station OL1 Dark Peak SK 180 832

Route: Lose Hill, Back Tor, Castleton, Navio Fort, Hope

Leader: Mike 07980 257896

Notes: Some stiles, one with a dog “paddle” otherwise jump/lift. Dogs on lead

12th May - Bonsall and Limestone Way

7 Miles/Grade B

Start: Bandstand on Hall Leys Park, Matlock OL24 White Peak SK 299 601

Route: Matlock, Heights of Abraham, Bonsall fountain, Slayley Lane, Limestone Way, Uppertown,Bonsall, Matlock

Leader: Marion 07901 831044

Notes: P & D parking at Matlock station (£6 all day) and some on-street parking near town centre/ Toilets on park (20p) and in Bonsall/ Steepish climb to Heights of Abraham./ Good views on a fine day/ Bonsall area has interesting remains of 16th-18th century lead workings/ Dogs on lead

19th May - No Walk Northumberland Weekend

26th May - 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 Bridleway, Shireoaks, Slack House, Hollow Shaw, Chinley

Leader: Malcolm 07804 591329

Notes: Plenty of parking places in the village of Chinley, on the side roads adjacent to the railway station and next to the community park. Parking in the Railway Station incurs a fine unless you have a rail ticket.Fantastic views of the High Peak. Easy going after initial moderate ascent. Good paths, a little bit of tarmac.Some stiles. Dogs on lead

2nd June - Edale

7.5 Miles/Grade B+ 

Start: Edale Car Park OL1 Dark Peak SK124 853

Route: Edale, Barber Booth, Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Edale

Leader: Sharon 07931 993634

Notes: Pay and Display CP. Steep ascent up to Rushup edge and rocky path descending back to Edale. Dogs on lead

9th June - Loxley Molley

6.5/Grade B

Start: Loxley village green (junction Loxley Road B6077/Rodney Hill) OL1 Dark Peak SK308 898. Nearest postcode: S6 6SW.Take B6077 Loxley Road from Malin Bridge - after about 2 miles (having continued past the Wisewood Inn on your left) the green is on the right hand side at the junction with Rodney Hill (signposted Wadsley 1.1/2 miles) with a parish notice board and phone box. There are fields and Wisewood cemetery on your left. If you see the Admiral Rodney pub on your right you have gone too far! Park where you sensibly can on the roads nearby.

Route: Loxley, Loxley Common, Hill Top, Rowel Bridge, Loxley

Leader: Karen 07522 293143

Notes: Can be muddy, some noticeable ascent. An ice cream can be arranged just when you need it- at the top of a hill! Parts of the walk are on tracks. Hopefully not too many stiles! Dogs on lead

16th June - Lantern Pike and Middle Moor

7 miles/Grade C 

Start: Hayfield Car Park OL1 Dark Peak SK 036 869

Route: Sett Valley Trail, Lantern Pike,Tom Hey’s Farm, Middle Moor Snake Path, Hayfield

Leader: Barbara 07514591491

Notes: P&D at Hayfield CP. 500m ascent. Good views. Dogs on lead

23rd June - An off Peak Walk

8 Miles/Grade B

Start: The lower of the three car parks at Linacre Wood OL24 White Peak SK336 727

Route: Lower Linacre Reservoir, Old  Brampton, Frithhall Wood, Bagthorpe Lane, The Birches, Upper Linacre Reservoir, Overgreen, Oxton, Rakes, Newgate, Barlow, Cutthorpe, Lower Linacre Reservoir Leader: Jane  07410982664

Notes: Dogs on leads/Toilets at start

30th June - Unstone and Apperknowle

6 Miles/Grade A

Start: Large Lay-by on B6057 main Dronfield- Chesterfield road OL 269 Chesterfield & Alfreton SK 366 776

Route: Unstone, Summerly, Coal Aston, Apperknowle, Unstone

Leader: Tanya 0114 2470688  M 07771531450

Notes: Pub stop in Apperknowle if required./ a few stiles Dogs on leads

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 please ring the walk leader who will be happy to give you directions

Some Previous Walks

Hunting Lodge  Chatsworth House Derbyshire

Chatsworth House Park


Longshaw  Derbyshire