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Walk Programme

The following list shows our current programme of walks. Our programmes are planned six months at a time. There is always a possibility that changes will happen - these will be updated on the website, and emails will be sent to members.

Before coming on one of our walks, please make sure that you have suitable clothing, and that you have food and drink.

We do not arrange car-sharing, but regular walkers often sort this out themselves. Well-behaved dogs are allowed on our walks, but please accept that they will have to be kept on a lead in many places.

Distances are given for the longer walks, and we do our best to get the distance right! All short walks are 3 to 4 miles long. There is a charge for social events (but not for walks!)

Please check the walk times - they do vary (especially on Sundays)! In really adverse weather conditions, check with the walk leader or the programme secretary before setting off.



Thursday 28 December. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Draycott, Breaston, Church Wilne. Meet at C/P behind Draycott chip shop. SK442333, DE72 3NJ.

Leader David Bricknell.


Saturday 30 December. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Melbourne and Breedon on the Hill. Meet at Melbourne Market Place. SK386253, DE73 8DZ.

Leader Christine Williams.


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.


For walks further in the future, please click here.

Past walks can be seen here.

(Where a walk has a hyperlink, this will take you to the Ramblers’ main website, and shows a map of the meeting location, and other details.)

A festive view  of West Hallam Village Hall

The Roundhouse at Worthington

Locko Park and Hall

The Old English Garden at
Elvaston Park

Thornton Reservoir, Leicestershire

The bridleway at Holly Lane, Shining Cliff Woods