Staffordshire walking club – Recommended rambles

Staffordshire - Intro


Alton, Staffordshire

We explore part of the beautiful landscape of South Staffordshire today, with this 12-mile circular walk from Denstone in the Churnet Valley. Highlights include a walk through the delightful village of Alton and the haunting ruins of the Cistercian abbey at Croxden. In general, this is a very pleasant walk, with just one really long climb out of Dimmings Dale. […]


Grindon, Staffordshire

This ramble traverses a beautiful and relatively unexplored area just to the west of the River Manifold. Our route is from Ilam to Hulme End via Grindon and Warslow. This is our first ramble after we put the clocks back, so is slightly shorter than recent walks, at 11 miles. Please bring along any food and drink you require for […]

Ilam Walk

Ilam Walk, Staffordshire

The final walk of our Winter programme covers yet another rarely-visited corner of the Peak District. This time we shall be exploring the remote upland area west of Ilam. Our walk commences at Ilam Hall and continues via Throwley Moor, Calton, Blore and Mappleton to Thorpe, a distance of approximately 12 miles. Please bring adequate food and drink, as no facilities […]

Staffordshire - Conclusion

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