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Erewash Ramblers


Monday January 1st. 10.00am. 4 miles.

Annual New Year’s Day walk. Meet at West Hallam Village Hall. (SK431412, DE7 6JA).

Leader Robert Mee.

Followed by soup and rolls at West Hallam Village Hall. Please book beforehand.


Wednesday January 3rd. 10.30am. Short walk (3 miles).

Locko Estate. Meet at Dunnshill, off A6009.

Leader Ann Creen.


Sunday January 7th. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Nutbrook & Area. Meet at Straws Bridge. (SK452413, DE76HZ).

Leader Marilyn Brown.


Thursday January 11th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Trowell. Meet at Pit Lane, Trowell. (SK491391, NG9 3QG).

Leader Clive Davis (07808 238704).


Saturday January 13th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Worthington Circular. Meet at Staunton Harold Visitors car park (£2) (SK377209, LE65 1RU).

Leader Audrey Pilkington.


Monday January 15th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

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

Leader Clive Davis (07808 238704).


Wednesday January 17th. 10.30am. Short walk (4 miles).

Beeston Canal Museum. Meet at Attenborough Nature Reserve car park.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Evening Social  Wednesday January 17th.

“William Coltman VC – The Story of 2 Crosses”. A talk given by Tim Coltman.

West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm


Area AGM & Walk  Saturday January 20th. 10.00am.

Derbyshire Area AGM meeting.

Derby & S Derbyshire group. Spondon Village Hall.

10am for walk; hall open from 12 noon; AGM starts at 2pm.


Sunday January 21st. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Etwall. Meet at Etwall Leisure Centre overflow car park. (SK265317, DE65 6NL).

Leaders Brian and Yvonne Ashby.


Thursday January 25th. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Belper & Bargate area. Meet at Coppice car park, off Market place, Belper. (SK351474, DE56 1FZ).

Leaders Linda Hunt & Dave Bird.


Saturday January 27th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Draycott/Shardlow Circular. Meet at car park to rear of Draycott chip shop.( SK442333, SE72 3NJ). (Easy walk.)

Leader David Bricknell.


Monday January 29th. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Kirk Hallam, West Hallam & Stanley Village. Meet at Straws Bridge car park. (SK452413, DE7 6HZ).

Leaders Pauline Lawson and Stevie Watkins (07799 125491).


Wednesday January 31st. 10.30am. Short walk. (3½ miles.)

Ockbrook Area. Meet at Dale Road car park, Spondon, SK412365.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday February 4th. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Heanor & Surrounding Area. Meet at Heanor Market Place. SK434464, DE75 7AA.

Leader Robert Mee.


Thursday February 8th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Shining Cliff Woods. Meet at lay-by, Holly Lane. (SK346514, DE56 2EJ).

Leader Tony Beardsley (07989 314242).


Saturday February 10th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Duffield. Meet at Duffield main line station (SK346436, DE56 4HP).

Leader Christine Johnstone.    CANCELLED


Monday February 12th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Stanton by Dale. Meet at Chequers Inn car park (SK462380, DE7 4QF).

Leaders Brian and Yvonne Ashby.


Wednesday February 14th. 10.30am. Short walk (3½ miles).

Elvaston Park. Meet at main car park (P&D), SK412332.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday February 18th. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Brassington & Harboro Rocks. Meet at Sheepwash car park (P&D, £2.50) (SK249528, DE4 4DD)

Leader Tony Beardsley (07989 314242).


Evening Social  Wednesday February 21st.

“The Canyon Lands & The California Zephyr”. A Talk given by Fay Blackburn.

West Hallam Village Hall. 7.30pm.


Thursday February 22nd. 10.30am. 6 miles

Denby Area. Meet at Denby Pottery, far bottom end of car park (SK390473, DE5 8NN).

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


Saturday February 24th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Kimberley & Moorgreen. Meet at Greasley church layby (SK490473, NG16 2AB).

Leader Alan Brown.


Monday February 26th. 10.30am. 6¾ miles.

Thornton Reservoir. Meet at reservoir car park (SK470074, LE67 1AR).

Leader Steve Tunstall.


Wednesday February 28th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Trowell. Meet at Pit Lane car park. SK491391.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday March 4th. 10.00am. 9½ miles.

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

Leader Marilyn Brown.     CANCELLED


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.      CANCELLED


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


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 Calvary 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 : TBA


Sunday April 15th. 10.30am. 9½ miles.

East Leake. 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


Wednesday April 25th. 10.30am. Short walk.

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


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 Bennett.


Wednesday May 9th. 10.30am. Short walk.

Breaston. Meet Blind Lane, Breaston, SK459335.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Sunday May 13th. 10.30am. 10 miles.

Win Hill. 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. Cannock Chase and Lichfield.


Sunday June 10th. 10.30am. 9½ miles.

Bonsall – Grangemill. 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).



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

Past Walks - 2018

The previous year’s programme can be seen here.