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Erewash Ramblers

If planning a walk with us, please check the News or Walking Programme for any changes.

We are a local group of the Ramblers Association, based in south-east Derbyshire, covering the Ilkeston and Long Eaton areas. Most of our walks take place outside the Erewash area, but we have plenty of local walks too. Our social events normally take place in West Hallam. We are one of the five groups in the Derbyshire Area.

We organise walks on alternate Sundays (8 to 10 miles), alternate Mondays (6 to 7 miles), alternate Thursdays (5 to 6 miles), and, for a trial period from January 2017, on alternate Saturdays too (5 to 6 miles). See our Picture Gallery for examples of some of our walks.

We also hold a series of short walks (3 to 4 miles) on Wednesday mornings, which are ideal for those new to walking or trying to get back into walking.

Our walks are not at all rushed, and there is always a stop for a coffee or drink, so please remember to bring a flask or other drink with you. All our longer walks will also include a stop for lunch, so carry a pack-up with you too. We do not normally arrange for a stop at a pub or cafe during our walks.

Please make sure that you are suitably dressed and capable of joining our walks - some of them can be hard work if you are not a regular walker. We reserve the right to refuse to take anybody who, in the walk-leader’s view, may not be able to safely accompany the group - this has never happened yet, but it is still in the “small print”.

As with all Ramblers groups, our walks are open to everyone. If you are not a member, don’t worry - just turn up at the meeting point and you will be made most welcome. If you decide you do like walking with us, then we would ask you to become a member of the Ramblers after you have been on two or three walks.

We also carry out conservation work on paths in our area - see the Footpath Group page for more information.

New Year - 2019

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Please let us know if there is something particular you would like to see on our website, or if something doesn’t work - see the Contact page for details.

Although we are based in Erewash, Derbyshire, we do travel further afield for our walks, as shown by this picture of our picnic lunch at the base of “Old John”, in Bradgate Park, Leicestershire.
(2 November 2017 - photo by Sara Ashmead)