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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.


Wednesday 22 August. 10.30am. Short Walk

Strelley Area. Meet at Strelley Hall, Strelley village. SK506422.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 23 August. 10.30am. 6 miles.

High Peak, via Combs wood, Bilberry Knoll & Starkholmes. Meet at High Peak Junction car park (Lea Road). SK315561, DE4 5AE.

Leader Tony Beardsley. 07989314242.


Saturday 25 August. 10.30am. 4½ miles. Walk hilly in places, approx. 7 stiles

Holbrook & Kilburn. Meet at Spotted Cow pub (but please find on-street parking), Town Street, Holbrook. SK364448, DE56 0TA.

Leaders Sandra Davison & Alice Dixon.


Monday 27 August. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Keyworth. Meet at free car park Bunny Lane, Keyworth SK613309, NG12 5AZ. Visiting Wysal & Widmerpool.

Leaders Iris and Eddie Foweather.


Wednesday 29 August. 10.30am. Short Walk

Quarndon area. Meet at Joiners arms pub car park.SK332404, DE22 5JA.

Leader Sandra Dickinson.


Sunday 2 September. 10.30am. 10 miles. Moderate to strenuous in parts.

Wirksworth & Alport Heights. Meet at Canterbury Road car park or roadside. SK287537, DE4 4DS nearest.

Leader Marilyn Brown. 07865346467.


Wednesday 5 September. 10.30am. Short Walk

Shardlow. Meet at Sawley Marina car park. SK470308.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 6 September. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Cranfleet & River Trent. Meet at Trent lock car park. SK490313, NG10 2FY

Leaders Fay and John Blackburn.


Saturday 8 September. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Ockbrook to Ashoak. Meet at The Ridings Ockbrook, roadside parking. SK424365, DE72 3SG.

Leader David Bricknell.


Monday 10 September. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Ticknall/Hartshorn. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall SK352241, DE73 7JX.

Leader Brian Bennet.


Wednesday 12 September.  10.30am. Short Walk

Nutbrook Trail. Meet at Straws Bridge car park. SK452413.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday 16 September. 10.30am. 8 miles.

Denby & Marehay. Meet at Denby Pottery bottom end of car park. SK390473, DE5 8NN.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Wednesday 19 September. 10.30am. Short Walk

Elvaston Country Park. Meet at roadside nr Harrington Arms, Thulston. SK408319, DE72 3EY.

Leader Ann Crean.


SOCIAL EVENING Wednesday 19 September. “Derbyshire Air Ambulance”. West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm.


Thursday 20 September. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Smalley Area. Visiting Brackley Gate, Woodside, Smalley Common. Meet at Derby bound layby A608 near Morley Hayes. SK397423, DE7 6DG.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Saturday 22 September. 10.30am. 4+ miles.

Canal & River walk. Trent Mersey canal & River Trent; food served at pub on return. Meet at Bonnie Prince Pub / Chellaston roundabout near A50. SK378296, DE73 5UE.

Leader Ann Crean.


Monday 24 September. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Locko Park. Meet at Bluebells Ice cream parlour, Brunswood Farm. SK406374, DE21 7BU.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Wednesday 26 September. 10.30am. Short Walk

Macmillan Coffee Walk. Meet at Breaston Parish rooms, Blind Lane. SK459335.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Sunday 30 September. 10.30am. 9 miles.

Mugginton Area. Meet at The Cock Inn, Mugginton. SK287439, DE6 4PJ.

Leader Brian Marshall. Distance 9 miles.


Wednesday 3 October. 10.30am. Short Walk

Diseworth Area. Meet at Diseworth Village Hall car park on Hall Gate (charge) SK451245, DE74 2QJ.

Leaders Faye and John Blackburn.


Thursday 4 October. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Codnor/Ironville. Via Codnor castle. Meet at Codnor Market place. SK420495, DE5 9SF.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Saturday 6 October. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Cromford Canal and Black Rocks. Steep climb from High Peak Junction. Meet at Cromford meadows car park P&D. SK300571, DE4 3RQ.

Leader Alan Brown. 07572661487.


Monday 8 October. 10.30am. 6½ miles. Some up and down hills.

Monyash. Meet at Monyash car park. SK149666, DE45 1JJ.

Leader Trevor Bamford.


Wednesday 10 October. 10.30am. Short Walk

Ilkeston canal. Meet at Rupert Street car park, Ilkeston. SK471422.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Saturday 12 – 15 October. Weekend break to Telford, Shropshire.


Wednesday 17 October. 10.30am. Short Walk

Spondon Area. Meet at Spondon Recreation Ground, off A6096. SK412364. Leader Tony Beardsley.


AGM and Social Wednesday 17 October. 7.30pm

West Hallam Village Hall. Group AGM followed by free buffet.

Please try to attend this important event


Thursday 18 October. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Swithland/Bradgate Area. Meet at Swithland south car park, honesty box. SK537117, LE12 8TN.

Leader Barry Wallace.


Saturday 20 October. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Breaston circular. Meet at Breaston cemetary car park, Long Moor Lane. SK469344, DE72 3BE.

Leader David Bricknell.


Monday 22 October. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Ticknall, visiting Foremark reservoir. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall. SK353241, DE73 7JX.

Leaders Heather Inman and Pauline Lawson.


Wednesday 24 October. 10.30am. Short Walk

Attenborough Nature Reserve. Meet at car park near crossing. SK514341.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Area Walk. Sunday 28 October. 10.00am. 6, 8 or 10-12 miles.

Meet at Stanley Village Hall. SK420407, DE7 6FF. Lunch at West Hallam Village Hall.

Leader for 6 mile walk Tony Beardsley. Two more walk leaders required please.


Wednesday 31 October. 10.30am. Short Walk

Mapperley. Meet at Newdigate Arms car park, West Hallam. SK443421.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 1 November. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Autumn Colours. Shipley Gate, Shipley woods, Shipley Hill. Meet at Shipley Garden Centre, rear of car park. SK448453, DE75 7JB.

Leader Alan Brown. 07572661487


Saturday 3 November. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Calke Walk. Calke Abbey & Staunton Harold reservoir. Meet at Ticknall village hall car park SK352240, DE73 7JX.

Leader Gordon Thompsell - contact Gorden to arrange car share.


Monday 5 November. 10.30am. 8 miles.

Little Eaton to Coxbench via Breadsall. Meet at Little Eaton Garden Centre. Please park at rear of garden centre. SK364403, DE21 5DB.

Leaders Sandra Davison and Alice Dixon.


Sunday 11 November. NB. 10.00am. 7½ miles.

Hardwick Park. Meet at Hardwick lower lake car park, P&D, National Trust members free. SK453638, S44 5QJ.

Leader Alan Brown.


Wednesday 14 November. 10.30am. Short Walk

Long Eaton Historical Walk. Meet at West Park Leisure Centre, Long Eaton. SK478331, NG10 4AA.

Leaders Fay and John Blackburn.


Thursday 15 November. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Repton Area. Meet at Repton Church, Willington Road, parking around village SK302270, DE65 6FH.

Leader Robert Mee.


Saturday 17 November. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Foremark circular. Meet at Foremark reservoir car park P&D. SK335244, DE65 6EG.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Monday 19 November. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Blore Area. Visiting Blore & Ilam. Meet at “Blores Pastures” car park. SK137497, DE6 2BS (nearest).

Leaders Jacqui & Royce Drew.


EVENING SOCIAL Wednesday 21 November. 7.30pm.

“A Derbyshire Railway Outing”. A talk by Robert Mee. West Hallam Village Hall


Sunday 25 November. 10.00am. 8 - 8½ miles.

Greasley & Felley Woods. Meeting at Colliers wood car park. SK481480, NG16 2FF.

Leader Robert Mee.


Wednesday 28 November. 10.30am. Short Walk

Trent Lock. Meet at Trent Lock car park Long Eaton. SK489312.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Thursday 29 November. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Awsworth, Kimberley, Watnall. Meet at Newtons Lane cul de sac, opp Gardeners Inn, Awsworth. SK477435, NG16 2SJ.

Leader Alan Brown. 07572661487.


Saturday 1 December. 10.30am. 5 miles. Some hills.

Makeney & Milford. Meet at Makeney Road. Roadside parking alongside river wall, turn off A6 at King William pub. SK352450, DE56 0RR.

Leader Alan Brown. 07572661487.


Monday 3 December. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Carsington. Kniveton & Bradbourne. Meet at Carsington Water car park P&D. SK241517, DE6 1NQ.

Leader Trevor Bamford.


Sunday 9 December. 10.00am. 8½ miles.

Ironville & Golden Valley. Meet Codnor Market Place car park. SK420497, DE5 9QY.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Wednesday 12 December. 10.30am. Short Walk

Allestree Park. Meet at main car park off A6. SK348407, DE22 2EU.

Leader Alan Brown


Thursday 13 December. 10.30am. 4 miles approx

Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford DE56 0RS. 10.30am start.

Leader Brian Marshall.


CHRISTMAS LUNCH Thursday 13 December. 1.00pm.

Christmas Lunch at Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford, DE56 0RS.

Contact Sylvia Reid (01332 675696). £10 deposit required.


Saturday 15 December. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Wollaton & University parks. Meet at Wollaton Park lower car park P&D. SK530398, NG8 2AD.

Leader Alan Brown. 07572661487.


Monday 17 December. 10.30am. 7½ miles.

Etwall. Meet at overflow car park, back of Etwall Leisure centre. SK265317 DE65 6NL.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


CHRISTMAS PARTY Wednesday 19 December. 7.30pm

West Hallam Village Hall.


Sunday 23 December. 10.00am. 7 miles.

Brailsford. Meet at layby on Luke Lane, Brailsford. SK254420, DE6 3BY.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


Wednesday 26 December. 10.30am. Short Walk

Shipley Park. Meet at visitor centre car park P&D. SK431454.

Leader Alan Brown.


Thursday 27 December. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Ticknall-Milton-Ingleby. Meet at Ticknall village hall. SK353240, DE73 7JX.

Leader Simon Edmunds. 07815558316.


Saturday 29 December. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Draycott to Shardlow Wharf. Meet at car park rear of Draycott fish bar. SK442333, DE72 3NJ.

Leader David Bricknell.


Tuesday 1 January. 10.00am. Short walk.

Annual New Years Day Walk. Followed by soup and rolls at West Hallam Village Hall. Meet at the Hall at 10.00am.

Please book before hand.