Current Programme

Please note that  the decision to cancel due to bad weather or other reason is usually taken by the walk leader. Consultation with Camilla or Chris F is, of course, welcome.

During the current lock down we are having Zoom meetings at:

We are cautiously restarting with the guidelines: Walking Group R Guidelines

In order to keep the group size as required by the government, we will be offering two walks each week. Please add your name to the list on the Editing page. Please do not swap walks once signed up for. To avoid breaking physical distancing guidelines, we will not walk if there is persistent or heavy rain forecast.

Unless otherwise stated all walks start at !0:00am

Date Start and Brief Description with lengthWalkers
03/08/2020David JMinninglow Car Park, on Mouldridge Lane SK195581. High Peak Trail, Limestone Way, Minninglow Hill, skirting Longcliffe and Ballidon. About 8.5 miles, about 750 feet of ascent. Head towards Winster and turn right off the B5056 just after the Miners Standard onto a straight unnumbered road that joins the A5012. Then take first left, on to Mouldridge Lane, signposted Parwich, You will see the carpark at a right hand bend and the entrance is on the right after the bend. (10:15 start)David J, Camilla, Cath, David W
03/08/2020Mike DParking just below Curbar Gap Grid Ref SK 258747. Distance 6-7 miles, one climb to Birchen Edge. Two monument walk taking in Gardom Edge then up to Nelsons Monument on Birchen Edge return to the car via Wellingtons Monument.Mike D, Chris, Carol, Mike P Diana Jane
10/08/2020PhilPark on Common Lane on the road opposite the entrance to the Guide Centre. Fields across to Whirlow Farm, Limb Valley, return via Smelting's Farm, Ringinglow Rd 5.5 milesPhil, Margaret G, Chris G Diana, Cath, David W
10/08/2020Mike PPark in centre of Hartington. Sheen Hill, Pilsbury Castle, Carder Low. 6 miles (Last attempt finished early because of poor weather.)Mike P, David J, Camilla, Chris, Carol Bridget
10/08/2020JaneRobin of Loxley Park in Loxley Common Car Park, Long Line OS 306 909 through fields towards Bradfield, back along Loxley River and Wisewood. 5.5 miles, ascent 223mJane. Chris L and Dawn, Margaret S
17/08/2020Chris + CarolPark on A57 just before Ashopton Viaduct. Crook Hill, Lockerbrook, Fairholmes, Derwent, return on main track along Ladybower. 7 miles.Chris, Carol Diana, Cath, David W, Jane
17/08/2020CamillaDennis Knoll carpark: High Neb, Stanage Edge, North Lees, Green farm, Bole Hill 7 miles tbc after recce.Camilla, David J Phil, Mike P
24/08/2020Helen POSTPONED due to quarantine rules.Three reservoirs walk Meet at Underbank Reservoir on Smithy Moor Lane Stocksbridge S36 1JJ An easy 7- 8 milesHelen, Chris, Carol, Jane
24/08/2020David WEwden (meeting at SK273958 on a minor road at the west end of More Hall reservoir) Dukes Drive, Broomhead Moor, Broomhead Hall, Broomhead Resrv. 8.25 milesDavid W, Cath, Chris, Carol, Margaret S
24/08/2020Camilla (replacing Helen’s walk above.Meet by Taddington church entrance. (Road parking nearby). High Dale, Mondale Dale, Deep Dale (8 miles -less if we don’t do Monsal Dale)Camilla, David, Jane, Mike P
31/08/2020Helen A rerun of my postponed walkThree reservoirs walk Meet at Underbank Reservoir on Smithy Moor Lane Stocksbridge S36 1JJ An easy 7- 8 milesHelen, Diana, Chris, Carol, Jane
07/09/2020Chris + CarolPark alongside the cricket pitch / Derwentwater Arms car park at Calver (not in the car park because we do not plan to visit the pub). Peak Pasture, Black Harry Lane, Stoney Middleton, River Derwent. 7.7 Miles.Chris, Carol Diana Helen, Jane
07/09/2020Dave Wmeet SK11936969 x roads E of Chelmorton, park on grass verge of minor road going N. A repeat of a walk done last month. Good for social distancing and not hilly. 6 milesDave W, Cath, Phil, Mike P Chris L.
14/09/2020Phil, MargaretAshford in the Water, park on the road, Church St, near The Bulls Head (car park closed). Magpie Mine, Over Haddon, steep climb out of Ashford towards Sheldon. Field walking, several stiles, road walk back into Ashford. Cows encountered en route. Won’t go if it’s raining. 7.5 milesPhil, Margaret, Chris G Chris.L. Dawn Mike D
14/09/2020JaneRobin of Loxley. Loxley Common Car park on right of Long Lane, 306 909 (not signposted from road, but before golf course)Jane, Chris, Carol,Diana, David W, Cath
21/09/2020Mike PGreat Longstone, Hardrake Lane, Longstone Edge, Deep Rake, Bleaklow Farm, Black Harry Gate, Blakedon Hollow, Longstone Moor and Tumulus returning via Chertpit Lane. 7.5 miles Meet on triangular green close to the Crispin pub SK1988 7180Mike P Helen, Jane,Diana, David W Chris L
28/09/2020Scilly Isles for many (with luck!)
05/10/20Margaret SMeet at Barrel Inn Bretton. Into Bretton Clough to Stokes Ford then over Abney Moor in circle back to Bretton. About 6.5 miles.Helen, Diana
12/10/20DianaStart from Sands Car Park Low Bradfield , High Bradfield, Agden ReservoirJane
19/10/20Margaret GStart grindleford station approach, Hathersage Moor . 5+mls more info to follow after recceMargaret G, Phil, Chris G, Jane