PEAK WALKING GROUP
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 July and August
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
7th July Lea, Dethick and Holloway
6.5 Miles /Grade B OL24 SK300 571
Start: Cromford Wharf
Route: Cromford/ Bow Wood/ Lea Bridge/Lea Gardens/Holloway/
Gregory's Tunnel/Cromford Canal/High Peak Junction/ Cromford
Leader: Marion 7901 831044
Notes: There are 3 P&D car parks - Rugby Club is cheapest, max.
£6 all day. Limited roadside parking. Toilets and cafes at start.
Toilets at High Peak Junction. Dogs on lead
14th July Ashover and Highoredish
7.5 Miles/ Grade B OL24 SK349 634
Start: Ashover Village Hall Car Park (sat Nav: S45 0BA).
Route: Ashover/Fallgate/ Ogston Resevoir/Highoredish/Ravensnest / Overton/Ashover.
Leader: Penny 0752209639
Notes: Large free car park, toilets beginning and end with options of
cafe or pub at the end. Great views. Dogs on lead.
21st July Hulme End
9 miles/Grade B OL24 SK103 592
Start: Hulme End car park
Route: Hulme End cp/ Manifold Way/ Wettonmill/ Manifold Way/
Weag's Bridge/ Carr Lane/ Wetton / Wetton Hill / Ecton Hill/ Hulme End.
Leader: Chris 07834638452
Notes: Dogs on leads
28th July Sir William Hill
7.5-8 miles/Grade B+ OL24 SK 216 779
Start: Top of Sir William Hill, parking on unmade road at the top.
Route: Sir William Hill/ Stoke Ford/ Bretton/ Clough/ Bretton/
Great Hucklow/ Foolow/ Eyam/ Sir William Hill.
Leader: Anne Tel No. 01142390941 Mob.07983241586
Notes: Dogs on leads and a number of stiles through the fields.
4th August Hathersage
8.5/9 Miles/Grade B OL1 SK 232 814
Start: Hathersage Car Park P & D
Route: Hathersage/ Shatton/ Shatton Farm/ Great Hucklow/ Abney/
Stoke Ford/ Hathersage
Leader: Sharon 07931993634
Notes: Parts of the walk are on tracks. Dogs on lead.
11th Aug Chinley Churn
7.5 Miles/Grade B OL1 SK 038 825
Start: Railway Station car park Chinley
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.
18th Aug Edale Valley
9 Miles/Grade B OL1 SK171 838
Start: Hope School (road side parking on the Edale Road outside the school)
Route: Hope/ Lose Hill/ Hollins Cross/ Edale YH/ Jaggers Clough/ Hope
Leader: Bryan 07805258958
Notes: We do not have to go all the way to the top of Lose Hill. Dogs on lead.
25th Aug Wortley to Westwood Country Park
7.5 miles/Grade B OL1 SK308 993
Start: Park Avenue Wortley
Route: Wortley, Westwood, Howbrook,Wharncliffe,Wortley
Leader: Pip 01246 414187 Mob 0776 293 5904
Notes: Mostly well marked paths over farmland and woodland. Some muddy sections. Route crosses a number of busy roads.
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
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Sheffield / Derbyshire