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Thursday 18 December 2014, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Calke Park Area. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall (SK353241, DE73 7JW).

Leader: Barry Wallace


Monday 22 December, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Bunny, Wysall and Keyworth. Meet at Rancliffe Arms, Bunny (SK585295,NG11 6QT).

Leader: John Harrison


Walk & Social. Thursday 1 January 2015, 10.00am.

Annual New Year’s Day walk, followed by soup and rolls at West Hallam Village Hall. Meet at the Hall.

Leaders: Sue & Tom Dutton.


Sunday 14 December, 10.00am. 8½ miles.

Fritchley and Wingfield Manor. Meet at Ambergate Station (charge) (SK349516).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Walk and Social. Thursday 11 December, 10.00am.

Mackworth Hotel. DE22 4LY. Short walk from the hotel CP, then Christmas lunch at 12.30pm.


Monday 8 December, 10.30am.

Coton in the Elms. Roadside parking near the Black Horse pub. (SK246153, DE12 8HJ).

Leaders: Stevie Watkin & Pauline Lawson.


Thursday 4 December, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Hemlock Stone & Bramcote Park. Meet at Stanton Gate - roadside parking (SK482382).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Wednesday 3 December, 10.30am. Short Walk

Elvaston Country Park. Meet at main car park (charge) (SK412332).


Sunday 30 November, 10.00am. 8 miles.

Widmerpool & Wysall. Meet at Keyworth Village Hall (SK615309).

Leader: John Harrison


Monday 5 January, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Beresford Dale & Biggin Dale. Meet at Hartington Village centre (SK127604).

Leaders: Dorothy & Ray Needham


Sunday 11 January, 10.00am. 8 miles.

Prestwold Hall and Burton on the Wolds. Roadside parking on Back Lane, Cotes (SK557207, LE12 5TA).

Leader: Mike Throup


Wednesday 14 January, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Elvaston Castle. Meet at St Hugh Roman Catholic Church, Borrowash (DE72 3HB).

Leader: Ann Crean.


Thursday 15 January, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Wollaton & Highfields. Meet at Wollaton Park Lower car park (SK530397) (charge).

Leader: Alan Brown


Monday 19 January, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Linby, Newstead & Papplewick. Meet at the Horse & Groom, Linby (SK534510, NG15 8EA)

Leader: Robert Mee.


Sunday 25 January, 10.00am. 8 miles. (Hilly)

Holloway and Whatstandwell. Cromford Wharf CP (charge) (SK300570).

Leader: Robert Mee.


Wednesday 28 January, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Shipley Park. Meet at the Newdigate Arms, West Hallam (SK443421).

Leader: Sandie Jones.


Thursday 29 January, 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Cranfleet & River Trent. Meet at Trent Lock CP (SK490313).

Leaders: Fay & John Blackburn


Monday 2 February, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Horsley Carr & Morley Moor. Meet at Layby on A608 near Morley Hayes (SK397422, DE7 6DG).

Leader: Clive Davis


Sunday 8 February, 10.00am. 8 miles.

Repton Shrubs and Milton. Meet at Foremark Res. CP (SK336242, DE65 6EG) (£2.50 charge on entry).

Leader: Tony Beardsley


Wednesday 11 February, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Stoney Clouds. Meet at Sandiacre Library (SK477367).

Leader: Tony Beardsley


Thursday 12 February, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Staunton Harold Area. Meet at Staunton Harold Nursery car park (SK379209, LE65 3RT).

Leader Barry Wallace


Monday 16 February,10.30am. 7½ miles.

Heights of Abraham & Bonsall. Meet at Cromford Meadows (SK302570, DE4 3RQ. (charge).

Leaders: Jackie & Royce Drew.


Social. Wednesday 18 February, 7.30pm.

Illustrated talk on “Derbyshire’s Castles”, by Robert Mee. West Hallam Village Hall.


Sunday 22 February, 10.00am. 8½ miles.

Duffield, Holbrook & Horsley. Meet at Little Eaton recreation ground CP (SK361416).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Wednesday 25 February, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Beeston Fields. Meet at Attenborough Nature Reserve Car Park (SK517340).

Leader: Sandie Jones.


Thursday 26 February, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Moorgreen & Kimberley. Parking on Church Road near to junction with Narrow Lane (SK499463).

Leader Alan Brown


Monday 2 March, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Duffield & Quarndon. Start at Duffield Church (SK348428, DE56 4BA).

Leader: Sara Ashmead


Sunday 8 March, 10.00am. 8 miles.

Minninglow & Parwich. Meet at Minninglow car park on High Peak Trail (SK195582).

Leaders: Dorothy & Ray Needham (07532 060953).


Wednesday 11 March, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Denby Common & Smalley. Meet at Bulls Head CP (SK409473)

Leaders: Fay & John Blackburn.


Thursday 12 March, 10.30am. 6 miles. (Hilly)

Tansley Moor & Keltsedge. Meet at Ashover Village Hall  (SK350632)

Leader: Tony Beardsley


Monday 16 March, 10.30am. 7 miles.

Hognaston & Hulland Ward. Meet at Millfields CP, Carsington Water  (charge) (SK247499).

Leader: Trevor Bamford.


Social. Wednesday 18 March, 7.30pm.

“St. Pancras”. Illustrated story of the history of this station, by Nigel Lowey. West Hallam Village Hall.


Sunday 22 March, 10.00am. 8 miles.

Edensor Area. Meet at Calton Lees CP (charge) (SK259686).

Leader: Margaret Stone.


Wednesday 25 March, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Ilkeston Area. Meet at Straws Bridge CP (SK453413).

Leader: Joyce Mold


Thursday 26 March, 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Melbourne & Breedon on the Hill. Meet at CP behind Viscount Lamb pub, Melbourne (SK385252).

Leader: Sandie Jones.


Monday 30 March, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Hoveringham & Bleasby. CP opposite entrance to Ferry Farm Country Park (SK701461).

Leader: John Harrison.


Sunday 5 April, 10.30am. 8½ miles.

Millers Dale, Monks Dale & Peter Dale. Meet at Tideswell Dale CP (charge) (SK154742)

Leader: Tony Beardsley.


Wednesday 8 April, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Kirk Hallam. Meet at Straws Bridge CP (SK453413)

Leader: Alan Brown.


Thursday 9 April, 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Oakerthorpe & South Wingfield. Meet at Alfreton Hall Park on A615, Alfreton to Matlock Road (SK403555).

Leader: Dennis Crowder.


Holiday. Thursday 9 April - Tuesday 14 April.

Spring holiday at Eastbourne.


Monday 13 April, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

“The Squires Walk”. Meet near the church, Church Street, Ockbrook (SK425360, DE72 3SX). Leader: Kim Bradley.


Wednesday 15 April, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Breaston Area. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335).

Leader: Brain Marshall.


Social. Wednesday 15 April, 7.30pm.

“Horse Racing” evening. West Hallam Village Hall.


Sunday 19 April, 10.30am. 8 miles.

Stanton  Moor & Robin Hood’s Stride. Roadside parking near the Druid’s Inn, Birchover (SK236623).

Leaders: Dave Bird & Linda Hunt.


Wednesday 22 April, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Ilkeston Area. Meet at Gallows Inn (SK476406).


Thursday 23 April, 10.30am. 5½.miles.

Brassington & Harborough Rocks. Meet at Carsington Reservoir Sheepwash CP (SK249528).

Leaders: Dorothy & Ray Needham


Monday 27 April, 10.30am. 7½ miles.

Darley Dale & Oker. Meet at Darley Bridge CP (SK269623, DE4 2JY).

Leaders: Daphne Eaton & Barry Wallace


Wednesday 29 April, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Risley. Meet at Risley Park Pub (SK457356).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Sunday 3 May, 10.00am. 7½ miles.

Idridgehay to Wirksworth. Meet at Wirksworth Railway Station CP (SK289541, DE4 4FB) to catch 10.15am train to Idridgehay (£2.00), then walk back to Wirksworth.

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Wednesday 6 May, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Locko Park Gateway (SK402378).

Leader: Sara Ashmead.


Thursday 7 May, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Selston and Underwood. Meet at Shepherds Rest Pub, Bagthorpe (SK466515, NG16 5HF).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Monday 11 May, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Papplewick and Newstead Abbey. Meet at Horse & Groom, Linby (SK534511,NG15 8AE).

Leader: Tom Dutton


Wednesday 13 May, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Breaston Area. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335).

Leader: Brain Marshall.


Sunday 17 May, 10.30am. 8 miles.

Cromford Area. Meet at the Meadows CP (charge) (SK300571).

Leader: Les Francis.


Wednesday 20 May, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Toton Meadows. Meet at the Greenwood Centre off Banks Road, Toton.

Leader: Hilda Wright.


Evening walk & Social. Wednesday 20 May, 7.15pm.

Short Walk followed by our Pie & Peas Supper. Meet at West Hallam Village Hall.


Thursday 21 May, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Brian Ainsworth Memorial Walk. Meet at Lanes Garden Centre, Risley Lane, Breaston (SK459348, DE72 3TT).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Monday 25 May, 10.30am. 7 miles.

Alton Area. Meet at Ramblers Retreat CP (SK063432, ST10 4BU).

Leaders: Barry Wallace & Celia Bird


Wednesday 27 May, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Shipley Park. Meet at the Visitor Centre.

Leader: Sandie Jones.


Sunday 31 May, 10.30am. 10 miles.

Blidworth Wood. Meet at Burnt Stump Country Park (SK576505, NG5 8PQ).

Leader: John Harrison


Wednesday 3 June, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Bramcote & Stapleford. Meet at Bramcote Hills CP (SK501385).

Leaders: Dorothy and Ray Needham.


Thursday 4 June, 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Heage & Pentrich. Meet at Lower Hartsay, near canal bridge (SK386513, DE5 3RP).

Leaders: Jackie & Royce Drew.


Trip. Saturday 6 June.

Annual Coach Trip. Destination to be announced.


Monday 8 June, 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Dale Abbey Area. Meet at Layby on Potato Pit Lane (SK444384).

Leader: Joyce Mold


Wednesday 10 June, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Breaston area. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335).

Leader: Brain Marshall.


Evening Walk. Wednesday 10 June, 6.45pm. 3½ miles.

Dale Abbey. Meet at the Carpenter’s Arms  (SK436389).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Sunday 14 June, 10.30am. 8 miles.

Kinder Scout walk. Meet at Edale main CP (charge) (SK124854).

Leader: Trevor Bamford.


Wednesday 17 June, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Mount St. Bernard Abbey, followed by visit to tea shop (lunch available) and optional garden walk (LE67 5UL, SK457161). Monastery shop open from 10am (but closed by end of walk).

Leader: Ann Creed.


Thursday 18 June, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Mackworth area. Meet at the Meynell Langley Garden Centre (SK300400, DE6 4NT).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Monday 22 June, 10.30am. 6 miles.

Lathkill Dale & Over Haddon. Park at the Smith’s Island CP, Bakewell (pay) (SK221684). Meet at footbridge to cattle market.

Leaders: Stevie Watkin & Pauline Lawson


Wednesday 24 June, 10.30am. Short Walk.

Bluebells. Meet at Bluebells Ice Cream Parlour, Brunswood Farm (SK406374).

Leader: Brain Marshall.


Sunday 28 June, 10.30am. 8 miles.

Castleton and the Great Ridge. Meet at Castleton Visitor Centre (pay) (SK150830, S33 8WN).

Leader: Tony Beardsley


Wednesday 1 July, 10.30am, Short Walk

Kirk Hallam. Meet at Carpenters Arms, Dale Abbey (SK444384).

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 2 July, 10.30am, 6½ miles.

Ticknall Area Walk. Meet at the Village Hall (SK353241, DE73 7JW)

Leader: Barry Wallace


Monday 6 July, 10.30am, 7½ miles

Lowdham & Epperstone. Meet at the “Four Bells”, Main Street, Woodborough (NG14 6EA).

Leader: Michael Throup


Wednesday 8 July, 10.30am, Short Walk

Mapperley (Derbyshire) area. Meet near Mapperley church (SK434430).

Leader Brian Collinson


Sunday 12 July, 10.30am, 8 miles

Prestwold Hall & Church. Park at Back Lane, Cotes (SK557207, LE12 5TA)

Leader: Michael Throup


Wednesday 15 July, 10.30am, Short Walk

Ilkeston Area. Meet at Straws Bridge CP (SK453413).

Leader Joyce Mold.


Thursday 16 July, 10.30am, 6½ miles. (No stiles)

Ashby Canal & Moira Furnace. Meet at Sarah’s Wood CP, Rawden Rd, Moira (SK313157, DE12 6GA).

Leader: Robert Mee


Monday 20 July, 10.30am, 6 miles.

Stanley and Locko. Meet at Stanley Village Hall (SK419408, DE7 6FE)

Leaders: Jacqui & Royce Drew


Wednesday 22 July, 10.30am, Short Walk

Breaston Area. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335)

Leader Brian Marshall.


Sunday 26 July, 10.30am, 8 miles

Monyash & Sheldon. Meet at Chapel Street CP, Monyash (SK150666)

Leaders: Linda Hunt & Dave Bird.


Wednesday 29 July, 10.30am, Short Walk

Shipley Park. Meet at the Visitor Centre (SK431454)

Leader Tony Beardsley.


Thursday 30 July, 10.30am, 6½ miles.

Repton Area. Meet at Repton Cross (SK304270).

Leaders: Linda Hunt & Dave Bird.


Monday 3 August, 10.30am, 7½ miles.

Shining Cliff Woods & Alderwasley. Park on Holly lane, Ambergate (SK346514)

Leaders: Stevie Watkin & Pauline Lawson


Wednesday 5 August, 10.30am, Short Walk

Little Eaton. Meet at the Village Hall (SK361416)

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday 9 August, 10.30am, 8 miles

Curbar Edge and Baslow Edge. Meet at Baslow Village CP (SK259722).

Leader: Margaret Stone.


Wednesday 12 August, 10.30am, Short Walk

Bramcote Hills. Meet at Bramcote Hills car park (SK501385)

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 13 August, 10.30am, 6½ miles.

Fauld Crater. Meet at Cornhill Lane CP, Tutbury. (SK214289)

Leaders: Linda Hunt & Dave Bird.


Monday 17 August, 10.30am, 6½ miles.

Dovedale, Lin Dale & Thorpe. Meet at Narlows Lane CP (SK163505)

Leader: Tony Beardsley.


Wednesday 19 August, 10.30am, Short Walk

Breaston Area. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335)

Leader Brian Marshall.


Sunday 23 August, 10.30am, 8 miles.

Millstone Edge, Higger Tor & Burbage Rocks. Meet at Longshaw Estate CP (Pay) (SK266801, S11 7TY).

Leader: Tony Beardsley.


Wednesday 26 August, 10.30am, Short Walk

Spondon Area. Meet at Dale Road recreation ground Spondon (SK412365).

Leader Sara Ashmead.


Thursday 27 August, 10.30am, 5½ miles.

Foremark & Robin Wood. Meet at John Thompson Pub, Ingleby (SK353269)

Leader: John Blackburn


Monday 31 August (Bank Holiday), 10.30am, 7 miles.

Ashover area. Meet at the Village Hall (SK350632, S45 0BA)

Leaders: Leo & Jenny Cortes


Wednesday 2 September, 10.30am, Short Walk

Brinsley Area. Meet at the Headstocks car park. (SK464486)

Leaders Margaret and Barry Chapman.


Sunday 6 September, 10.30am, 8 miles

Bole Hill & The Great Pond of Stubbing. Park on road near the chapel at Stubbing Court. (SK363669).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Wednesday 9 September, 10.30am, Short Walk

Meet at the Gatehouse tea rooms, Beauvale Priory, off the B600 near Moorgreen. (SK492490).

Leader Brian Collinson.


Thursday 10 September, 10.30am, 6 miles.

Holbrook & Milford. Meet at Duffield Church (SK350428, DE56 4BA).

Leaders: Jacqui & Royce Drew


Autumn Footprints Monday 14 September, 10.30am, 7 miles.

Locko & Stanley. Meet at “Bluebells” café (SK406374, DE21 7BU)

Leader: Brian Marshall


Wednesday 16 September, 10.30am, Short Walk

Mapperley. Meet at Newdigate Arms, West Hallam (SK443421)

Leader Sandie Jones.


Social Wednesday 16 September, 7.30pm

“Some Indonesian Islands” presented by Mick Lunn – West  Hallam Village Hall.


Autumn Footprints Thursday 17 September, 10.30am, 8½ miles.

Wilne, Shardlow, Amberston and Borrowash. Meet at car park behind Draycott Fish Bar (SK442333, DE72 3NJ)


Autumn Footprints Sunday 20 September, 10.30am, 9 miles.

Stanton Gate, Risley & Breaston. Meet at Sandiacre Library (SK478366, NG10 5FJ).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Wednesday 23 September, 10.30am, Short Walk

Macmillan Walk. Meet at Blind Lane Breaston (SK458335). Includes stop at Macmillan coffee morning.

Leader Brian Marshal.


Autumn Footprints Thursday 24 September, 10.30am, 6½ miles.

Ockbrook, Hopwell Hall & Risley. Meet at CP behind Draycott Fish Bar, off A6005 (SK442833, DE72 3PS).

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Monday 28 September, 10.30am, 6 miles.

Woolley & Highoredish. Meet at Ogston Reservoir, Woolley CP (Pay) (SK373605)

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Wednesday 30 September, 10.30am, Short Walk

Smalley/Mapperley. Meet at car park of the Bell Inn, Smalley (SK407445, DE7 6EF)

Leaders: Faye and John Blackburn


Weekend away. Friday 2 October to Monday 5 October.

Gilsland, Cumbria.

Contact Margaret Chapman for possible vacancies.


Thursday 8 October, 10.30am, 6 miles

Sydnope Dale. Meet at Darley Bridge car park (SK270624).

Leader: Joyce Mold.


Monday 12 October, 10.30am, 7 miles (steep ascent)

Cromford & Riber Castle. Meet at Cromford Meadows (Pay) (SK300570).

Leader: Trevor Bamford. 7 miles.


Wednesday 14 October, 10.30am, Short Walk

Draycott Area. Meet at CP behind chip shop Draycott (SK442833).

Leader Brian Marshall.


Area Get Together. Sunday 18 October, 10.00am  

Choice of Walks. Meet at Alport Heights CP (SK304515)

Lunch stop at Alderwasley Village Hall.


AGM Wednesday 21 October, 7.30pm.

Group AGM followed by free buffet. West Hallam Village Hall


Thursday 22 October, 10.30am, 6 miles.

Seven Spouts & Derby Hills. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall (SK353241, DE73 7JW)

Leader: Tony Beardsley


Monday 26 October, 10.30am, 7 miles.

Dove Valley Walk. Meet at CP on Church Lane, Ellastone (DE6 2HB).

Leader: Pauline Lawson


Wednesday 28 October, 10.30am, Short Walk

Denby Common & Marehay. Meet at CP behind Bull’s Head, Heanor Road (SK409473).

Leaders Faye & John Blackburn.


Sunday 1 November, 10.00am (NOTE) 9 miles.

Selston and Brinsley. Meet at the Shepherds Rest Pub (SK466515, NG16 5HF)

Leader: Brian Marshall.


Thursday 5 November, 10.30am, 5 miles

Riverside walk, Fiskerton. Meet at CP 150m from Bramley Arms (SK736513).

Leader: John Harrison


Monday 9 November, 10.30am, 7½ miles.

Walk from Ashover. Meet at the Village Hall (SK350632, S45 0BA)

Leader: Robert Mee


Wednesday 11 November, 10.30am, Short Walk

Stanley Area. Meet at Stanley Village Hall (SK421408)

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday 15 November, 10.00am, 7½ miles.

Sherwood Forest Walk. Meet at Harlow Wood on A60 (SK550568, NG18 4TJ)

Leader: John Harrison


Social Wednesday 18 November, 7.30pm.

“The Sleeping Beauty - the Cromford Canal and its Restoration”, presented by Mike Kelley - West Hallam Village Hall.


Thursday 19 November, 10.30am, 6 miles

Foremark & Milton. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall (SK353241, DE73 7JW)

Leader: Clive Davis


Monday 23 November, 10.30am, 6 miles (lots of stiles)

Kingston on Soar & West Leake. Meet at lay-by on Melton Lane, West of Star Inn. (SK522262, LE12 5RQ).

Leader: Clive Davis


Wednesday 25 November, 10.30am, Short Walk

Trent Meadows. Meet at Trent Meadows CP, Long Eaton (SK504327).

Leader Sandie Jones.


Sunday 29 November, 10.00am, 8½ miles.

Hemington, Lockington and EMA. Park on Diseworth Road. Castle Donnington (SK443263, DE74 2PS)

Leader: Robert Mee


Thursday 3 December, 10.30am, 6 miles

Gotham & Thrumpton. Meet at Gotham Church (SK536300, NG11 0LE).

Leader: Michael Throup  


Monday 7 December, 10.30am, 6 miles

Woodhouse Eaves & Beacon Hill. Meet at Outwoods car park (SK515160, LE11 3YG)

Leaders: Steve Tunstall & Alan Green.


Walk & Social Thursday 10 December, 10.30am. Short Walk

Erewash Valley Golf Club; lunch at 1.00 pm.

Leader: Brian Marshall


Sunday 13 December, 10.00am, 7 miles

Gunthorpe & Caythorpe. Riverside Parking at Hoveringham (SK700460, NG14 7JP)

Leader: Michael Throup


Social Wednesday 16 December, 7.30pm

Christmas Social - West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30 pm.


Thursday 17 December, 10.30am, 6 miles

Nottingham Canal & Strelley. Meet at Canal CP off A6096 (SK476434, NG16 2YH)

Leaders: Steve Tunstall & Alan Green.


Monday 21 December, 10.30am, 7½ miles.

Woodhouse Eaves area. Meet at Swithland Wood CP (SK538129, LE12 8ST)

Leader: Barry Wallace


Boxing Day Saturday 26 December, 10.30am, 4 miles

Meet at Mapperley Reservoir CP (pay) (SK435437)

Leader: Alan Brown.

Details of past walks (since the website was updated), are kept to help give inspiration to leaders planning future walks!

Past Walks - 2015