Sutton in Ashfield Rambling Club

Other walks:

Derwent Heritage Way
Heights of Abraham
Ashover ramble
Crich Christmas Ramble
Hiking in Castleton
Monsal Dale, Peak District
Lathkill Dale Walk, Derbyshire
Belper walk, Derbyshire
Hope Valley walks
Crowden hiking
Matlock Bath Ramble
Coombes Dale, Peak District
Carsington rambling


Sutton in Ashfield Walking Group
Peak District Ramble
Sunday, 12 July 2009

This is a previous walk by the Sutton in Ashfield Rambling Club in the Peak District. Please click for details of the next walk or a walking calendar.

On Sunday (26th) the members of the Sutton Rambling Club will be enjoying a rich variety of scenery mainly in the northern White Peak area. It will be a 12.5mile ramble with the option of a shorter route from Calver in the late afternoon.

The walk will start in Bradwell village (grid ref 175810) and head off in a south-east direction by Robin Hood's Cross and onto the delightful tranquillity of Abney Moor.

There will be the opportunity to have a mid-morning break on the moor to drink in the wonderful views and your coffee! Suitably refreshed we continue south through the hamlet of Grindlow and the attractive compact little village of Foolow and finish the morning at Eyam which will have a choice of lunchtime refreshments available.

After lunch we continue south through the wood filled ravine of Eyam Dale and across the A623 to Darlton Quarry. Then it is time to head eastwards along Black Harry Lane, Rough Side and along Coombs Dale, a limestone dale renowned for its outstanding flora including some rare species. The next destination is the village of Calver where there is a choice of routes.

River Derwent ramble through CalverThe longer version passes south through Bramley Wood and Bank Wood and curves round into Baslow.

The shorter version follows the footpath alongside the River Derwent until reaching Baslow.

The coach will depart from Baslow at 6.30pm.

As always new faces are made most welcome and can be guaranteed picturesque scenery, healthy exercise and friendly company. Currently we are seeing new people on every walk.

The McEwens coach leaves the "Staff of Life" pub on Hack Lane in Sutton-in-Ashfield at 9.15 am and the Bancroft Lane end, Stockwell Gate (near the Netto supermarket) in Mansfield at 9.30 am. There are other pick-up points available en route.

Please click to see other pick-up points available.

If you would like further information about the club please phone John on 01623 796396 or Diane on 01623 408704 or click for the 2009 programme of walks and previous walks.