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These walks will be added to the walking programme page as old walks drop off. Our walking programme is prepared twice a year, so this page will get gradually smaller until the next six-month schedule is planned.

Sunday March 4th. 10.00am. 9½ miles.

Wirksworth to Alport Heights. Meet at Canterbury Road car park, Wirksworth. (SK287537, DE4 4GY).

Leader Marilyn Brown.

Thursday March 8th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Milton/Twyford Ferry. Meet outside Swan inn. Parking around Milton only/via Repton. (SK321263, DE65 6EF).

Leader Brian Bennet.

Saturday March 10th. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Rushcliffe Country Park. Meet at visitor centre car park, Mere Way, Ruddington. (SK575322, NG11 6JS).

Leaders Iris & Eddie Foweather.

Monday March 12th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Bolsover Castle to Sutton Scarsdale. Meet at car park, immediate left after Market Place, P&D. (SK474705, S44 6DT).

Leader Michael Throup.

Wednesday March 14th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Dale Abbey. Meet at Potato Pit Lane. SK443385.

Leader Joyce Mold.

Sunday March 18th. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Carsington Area. Meet at Millfield car park, Carsington Res, P&D. (SK248498, DE6 3JS).

Leaders Royce & Jacqui Drew.

Evening Social  Wednesday March 21st.

“Derbyshire Delights”. A talk given by Colin Hobday.

West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm.

Thursday March 22nd. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Misk Hill & Beacon Hill. Meet at Greasley Church lay-by. Undulating. (SK490472, NG16 2AB).

Leader Alan Brown.

Saturday March 24th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Cromford Canal & Black Rocks. Meet at Cromford Meadows car park P&D (SK300571, DE4 3RQ). Steep climb.

Leader Alan Brown.

Monday March 26th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Stanage Edge. Meet at Hathersage, Odd Fellows Road (SK231813, S32 1DU).

Leader Dennis Salisbury.

Wednesday March 28th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Ockbrook Area. Meet at Potato Pit Lane.

Leader Brian Bennett.

Sunday April 1st. n.b.10.30am. 8 miles.

Ecclesbourne Valley. Meet at Duffield Church car park (SK349427, DE56 4BA).

Leader Joyce Mold.

Thursday April 5th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Hartington, Wolfsdale, Biggin. Meet at The Waterloo Inn, Biggin - park on road (SK152595, SK17 0DH).

Leader Simon Edmunds (07815 558316).

Saturday April 7th. 10.30am. 4½ miles.

Mount St Bernard Abbey. Meet at monastery car park, donations appreciated. (SK457161, LE67 5UL). Walk will conclude with Cavalry Walk - picnic tables for packed lunch or nearby St Joseph’s tea room.

Leader Ann Crean.

Monday April 9th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Stanley & Morley Area. Meet at Stanley Village Hall (SK418407, DE7 6FE).

Leaders Royce and Jacqui Drew.

Group Holiday  Monday April 9th to Friday April 13th.

Group Holiday to Ilfracombe.

Contact Yvonne Ashby for possible vacancies.

Wednesday April 11th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Breaston. Meet at Blind Lane, Breaston, SK459335.

Leader Brian Marshall.

Sunday April 15th. 10.30am. 9½ miles.

East Leak. Meet at car park opposite leisure centre, off Lantern Lane (SK557266, LE12 6JF).

Leader Marilyn Brown.

Wednesday April 18th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Awsworth. Meet at Awsworth Village Hall, SK483438.

Leaders Barry and Margaret Chapman.

Evening Social  Wednesday April 18th.

“Aqua Boxes”. A talk given by Michael Tomlinson.

West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm.

Thursday April 19th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Hardwick Estate. Teversal & Rowthorne Trails. Meet at Hardwick Inn - roadside parking. (SK458633, S44 5QJ).

Leader Alan Brown.

Saturday April 21st. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Nutbrook Nature Reserve. Meet at Straws Bridge car park (SK453413, DE7 6HZ).

Leader Tony Beardsley.

Monday April 23rd. 10.30am. 7 miles.

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

Leader Barry Wallace (07546 236866).

Wednesday April 25th. 10.30am. Short walk.

River Soar Area. Meet at Diamond Wood car park, Sutton Bonnington. SK504244.

Leaders Fay & John Blackburn

Sunday April 29th. 10.30am. 10 miles.

Vale of Belvoir Villages. Meet at Belvoir Castle car park. (SK817337, NG32 1PA).

Leader John Harrison (07989 651787).

Wednesday May 2nd. 10.30am. Short walk.

Bramcote Hills. Meet at the main car park, SK500384.

Leader Sandie Jones.

Thursday May 3rd. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Sence Forest Park. Meet at Sence Forest Park lower car park (SK401113, LE67 6NW).

Leader Steve Tunstall.

Saturday May 6th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Ticknall to Melbourne. Meet at Ticknall village car park (SK352241, DE73 7JX).

Leader Brian Bennett.

Monday May 7th. 10.30am. 7½ miles.

Sence Valley. Meet at Sence Valley Forest Park (SK401113, LE67 6NW). Some gradients.

Leader Brian Bennet.

Wednesday May 9th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Breaston. Meet Blind Lane, Breaston, SK459335.

Leader Brian Marshall.

Sunday May 13th. 10.30am. 10 miles.

Winhill. Meet at Hope car park (SK171835, S33 6RS).

Leader Dennis Salisbury.

Wednesday May 16th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Nutbrook Nature Reserve. Meet at West End Drive car park, SK458417.

Leader Tony Beardsley.

Evening Social  Wednesday May 16th.

Saxophones. A talk on Saxophones and demonstration on how to play, by Mick Brown.

West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm.

Thursday May 17th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Churnet Valley Area. Meet at Ramblers Retreat car park (SK063432, ST10 4BU).

Leader Barry Wallace.

Saturday May 19th. n.b 2.00pm. 5 – 6 miles.

Elvaston circular. Meet at car park Elvaston Castle P&D (SK412332, DE7 3EN).

Leader Sandie Jones.

Monday May 21st. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Brian Ainsworth Memorial Walk. Meet at Risley Park Pub, rear of car park (SK458356, DE72 3SS).

Leader Brian Marshall.

Wednesday May 23rd. 10.30am. Short walk.

Strelley. Meet at Strelley Hall.

Leader Sandie Jones.

Sunday May 27th. 10.30am. 8 miles.

Whittington & the Handleys. Meet at High Street, Old Whittington. Street Parking (SK384749, S41 9JZ).

Leader Michael Throup (07711 971448).

Wednesday May 30th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Stanley. Meet at Stanley Village Hall, SK420407.

Leader Brian Bennett.

Thursday May 31st. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Thorpe/Dovedale Area. Meet at Narlows Lane car park, Thorpe (SK163504, DE6 2AT)

Leader Brian Marshall.

Saturday June 2nd . 10.30am. 5 miles.

Trent Meadows. Meet at Trent Lock car park, Lock Lane Sawley. (SK489312, NG10 2FY).

Leader Gordon Thompsell.

Monday June 4th. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Dovedale, Lindale, Tissington. Meet at Narlows Lane car park. (SK163504, DE6 2AT).

Leader Tony Beardsley (07989 314242).

Wednesday June 6th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Spondon Area. Meet at Bluebells Ice cream parlour, Brunswood Farm. SK406374.

Leader Brian Marshall.

Coach Trip   Saturday June 9th.

Annual Coach Trip. Destination to be announced.

Sunday June 10th. 10.30am. 9½ miles.

Bonsall – Grange Mill. Meet at Bonsall main car park (SK280579, DE4 2AD).

Leader Brian Marshall.

Wednesday June 13th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Trent Lock and garden visit. Meet at Trent Lock car park, SK489313.

Leaders Fay and John Blackburn.

Thursday June 14th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Ashbourne-Thorpe-Mappleton. Meet at Tissington Trail car park, off Mappleton Road, P&D (SK175469, DE6 1FD).

Leader Simon Edmonds.

Saturday June 16th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Heights of Abraham. Meet at main car park Bonsall (SK280579, DE4 2AD).

Leader David Bricknell.

Monday June 18th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Dovedale Area. Meet at Ilam Hall N/T car park, P&D (SK131506, DE6 2AZ).

Leaders Daphne Eaton & Barry Wallace (07546 236066).

Wednesday June 20th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Beaston. Meet at Blind Lane. SK459335.

Leader Brian Marshall.

Evening Walk  Wednesday June 20th. 6.45pm. 3 – 4 miles.

Meet at Carpenters Arms, Dale Abbey (SK436389, DE7 4PP). Chip cob at pub afterwards.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday June 24th. 10.30am. 8 miles.

The Silver Circuit. Meet at Barton Marina, rear car park (SK197181, DE13 8AS).

Leaders Linda Hunt and Dave Bird.

Wednesday June 27th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Nutbrook Trail. Meet at Straws Bridge car park, West Hallam, SK452413.

Leader Sandie Jones.

Thursday June 28th. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Mugginton area. Meet at Cock Inn car park (SK287439, DE6 4PJ).

Leaders Fay & John Blackburn.

Saturday June 30th. 10.30am.

Little Eaton to Makeney circular. Meet at Bridge Inn, Duffield Bank (SK350429, DE65 4BG). Park at the back of pub car park.

Leaders Sandra Davison & Alice Dixon.