Forthcoming Walks

 

 

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

 

31st December - *No walk* (New Year's Eve)

 

 

Walks for January - February

 

 

Monday 1st January - Our traditional New Year's Day walk around Chatsworth

9 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Calton Lees car park OL 24 SK 259 685

Route: Calton Lees / Calton Houses / Hunting Tower / Hell Bank Plantation / Calton Lees.

Leader: Bryan Levers 01246 207789 m. 07852 58985.

Notes: Pay& Display Car park. Dogs on leads.

 

 

7th January - Black Rock, Birch Wood and Cromford Canal

6 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Cromford canal wharf OL 24 SK 300 571

Route: Cromford village / Black Rock / High Peak Trail / Birch Wood /Gregory's Tunnel / Cromford Canal

Leader: Marion, c/o Jim 01142 471688 M 07989 171278

Notes: Parking at canal wharf car park, Cromford Mill, or rugby club (cheapest £3.85 all day). Limited street parking.

Dogs on lead. Toilets at start and on route. Steepish climb to Black Rock ( 'view stops' will be taken)

 

 

14th January - High Dale

7.3 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Monsal Head public toilets OL 24 SK 185 715

Route: Monsal Head / Monsal Trail / High Dale / Brushfield / Monsal Dale / Monsal Head

Leader: Bryan Levers 01246 207789 M 07805 258958

Notes: Roadside parking. Dogs on leads. pub / cafe at the end

 

 

21st January- Win Hill

8 / 8.5 Miles / Grade B (depending on weather conditions )

 

Start: Mytham Bridge Bamford OL 1 SK 208 827

Route: Bamford / Win Hill / Wooller Knoll / Ladybower / Bamford

Leader: Anne Youle 01142 390941

Notes: Dogs on leads

 

 

28th January- Magpie Mine / Sheldon

7.7 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Ashford in the Water village car park OL 24 SK 194 697

Route: Ashford / Bakewell / Over Haddon / Magshaw Mine / Magpie Mine / Sheldon / Ashford

Leader: Bryan Levers 01246 207789 M 07805 258958

Notes: Dogs on leads

 

 

4th February- Chinley Head

7 Miles / Grade C

 

Start: Hayfield Kinder Road OL 1 SK 049 868

Route: Kinder Road / Far Phoside / Moor Lodge / Throstle Bank / New Allotments / Chinley Head / Hill Houses / Kinder Road

Leader: Malcolm M 07804 591329

Notes: Dogs on leads. Free roadside parking. Toilets at start

 

 

11th February - Hurdlow

7 Miles / Grade A

 

Start: Hurdlow Car park on the High Peak Trail OL 24 SK 128 659

Route: High Peak Trail / Moscar Farm / Monyash / Limestone Way / Flagg / Pomeroy /High Peak Trail

Leader: Robert and Janet Hunter 0114 2689499 M 07762 944325

Notes: Pay & Display car park £4.50. Dogs on leads. An easy walk. Good pub at the end

 

 

18th February - A cemetery, a chapel and the Loxley Valley

6 Miles / Grade A

 

Start: Rivelin Valley Road near cafe OL 1 SK 322 884

Route: Rivelin Valley / Bowcroft Quaker Cemetery / Underbank Chapel / Rowell Bridge /Loxley Valley

Leader: Barbara Stewart 07514 591491

Notes: Dogs on leads. Small packed lunch or snack, as there will be soup, cake and mulled wine at Barbara's afterwards

 

 

25th February- Derwent Edge

6 Miles / Grade B

 

Start: Cutthroat Bridge Layby OL 1 SK 216 874

Route: Cutthroat Bridge / Whinstone Lee Tor / Grindle Clough / Ladybower / Cutthroat Bridge

Leader: Ellena Prince 01246 853155

Notes: Dogs on leads. Toilets and refreshments at Ladybower Inn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Inclement weather may affect walks - please check with walk leaders 24 hours before the day

 

Previous Walks

Hunting Lodge Chatsworth House Derbyshire

Chatsworth House Park

Derbyshire

Longshaw Derbyshire