Sutton in Ashfield Rambling Club Completed Rambles

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Sutton in Ashfield Rambling Club Completed Rambles

  • 9 January 2022

    This is a great opportunity to walk the Limestone Way. A 46 mile route from Rocester in Staffordshire to Castleton in the Hope Valley. Over the coming months we will be walking the whole route, in four sections. This walk covers the first section, starting from the village of Rocester in the Dove Valley, just outside Uttoxeter. The route heads

  • 26 December 2021

    The walk starts from the Coach Park/Cattle Market in the village of Bakewell. We leave Bakewell in an easterly direction, crossing the Golf Course and rise up through Manners Wood to Calton Pastures. We then enter the Chatsworth Estate thru New Piece Wood – the Russian Cottage visible to the left just before we enter the estate. On exiting the

  • 12 December 2021

    The Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club continue their fortnightly winter programme with an easy 8 mile linear walk from Ambergate to Whatstandwell Bridge. This will be the always enjoyable Christmas Ramble with an extended lunch break at the Boat Inn in Cromford village for a buffert (this is optional, and needs to be pre-booked) and an informal sing-song. There will be a

  • 28 November 2021

    The Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club continue their winter programme with a steady, nine mile circular ramble from Alstonefield, in the White Peak. A variety of attractive scenery to enjoy, including two beautiful dales and panoramic hilltop views. The walk begins at the tranquil village of Alstonefield and after viewing the Greenwell we head north to Narrowdale Hill. There will be the

  • 14 November 2021

    The Ecclesbourne Valley runs from Wirksworth down to Duffield, where it joins the Derwent. Today’s walk explores the beautiful countryside and some of the history of this picturesque river valley and its tributaries. Please note that we shall not be following the official Ecclesbourne Way, except for a few short sections of that route. We have only a relatively short

  • 31 October 2021

    The Sutton Rambling Club launches its fortnightly winter rambles programme with a spectacular 11 mile walk on the borders between the White Peak and the Dark Peak. During the day there will be occasions when an easier route can be taken. The club would be very pleased to welcome potential new members. The coach will drop us off near the

  • 17 October 2021

    The final walk of the summer programme sees the group visiting the Ladybower Reservoir and Alport Castles. The distance is approximately 12 miles. We begin our walk at the Fairholmes Visitor Centre, adjacent to the Ladybower Reservoir and the Derwent Dam. There are toilets and refreshments available here. We shall walk past the Derwent Dam and along the west shore

  • 3 October 2021

    Start at Thorpe and descend into Lin Dale. There is an option to go up Thorpe Cloud here whilst the main group walk down Lin Dale to the Stepping Stones in Dovedale where we will regroup. (We do not cross the stepping stones).  The main walk will then climb steeply up to the high path above the dale which we

  • 19 September 2021

    The last time the club did this walk was 20th February, 2020. We were in the eye of Storm Dennis, with gale force winds and lashing rain. The hardy, or fool-hardy group of eleven left Monsal Head. Standing up was difficult, let alone moving forward in a straight line. At one point Stan was pinned to a barbed-wire fence, unable

  • 5 September 2021

    Our next group walk on 5th September is to Lyme Park near Whaley Bridge. Third time lucky I hope, as it has been cancelled twice already – once due to a coach breakdown and then by the Covid lockdown.     This walk is an almost circular route of around 13 miles from Whaley Bridge via Lyme Park, Pott Shrigley,

  • 22 August 2021

    Lathkill Dale – Sunday August 22nd – Leader Martin Adkin A varied, circular walk from the picturesque village of Yougrave. From the village we descend into Bradford Dale and follow the trout-rich waters of the River Bradford. Climbing out of the dale we gain height to reach the Limestone Way. The paths cross the upland limestone plateau, as we head

  • 8 August 2021

    A varied, scenic walk starting from Grindleford Station. We ascend up to Froggatt Edge and make our way to Eyam. Lunch will be taken here, there is a choice of cafes or pub, or just sit and enjoy a pic-nic in this interesting village. Then the ‘A’ party will enjoy a brief encounter with a petrified wood, followed by blazing

  • 25 July 2021

    From Bamford Station we join the Thornhill Trail, and begin our steady ascent to the summit of Win Hill. We’ll have a well-earned break here and enjoy brilliant views, south over the Hope Valley and north along Ladybower Reservoir, Derwent Edge and Kinder Scout. We continue along the broad ridge to Hope Cross where there is a choice of routes.

  • 11 July 2021

    This varied and hilly 13 mile walk starts from the Waterloo Inn (now sadly closed) to the west of Taddington. We initially follow the Limestone Way, gaining height to give expansive views over the ‘White Peak’ country. The path leads us westwards before descending into Chelmorton Village. Leaving here the route levels off, leading through some stunning wildflower meadows. We

  • 27 June 2021

    Hamps Valley 12 mile long walk. Please text on 077 571 04 926 to book a place. Some places still available. The River Hamps flows from just south of The Roaches in the wild and remote Staffordshire Moorlands, down to Waterhouses before swinging north to join the River Manifold. This walk covers two very different parts of this beautiful, but

  • 13 June 2021

    A 13 mile circular walk from Ambergate. The bus will drop off in Ambergate, the route then crosses the River Derwent and follows the river into Belper. From Belper there is a climb up onto the Chevin arriving in Duffield for lunch in the park. After lunch we will cross the River again and walk up to Holbrook then across the fields

  • 30 May 2021
  • 22 March 2020

    The Sutton-in-Ashfield and District Rambling Club continues its popular diverse winter rambles programme with a scenic 12 mile linear walk between Bakewell and Baslow in the White Peak area.. There will be at least one shorter walk option. Departing from Bakewell across the golf course we turn into the Haddon estate and onwards through the delightful Manners Wood with its

  • 18 August 2019

    The club continues its popular wide-ranging summer rambles programme with an invigorating 12 mile circular ramble exploring the the attractive western fringes of the Peak District. There will be a number of spectacular viewpoints throughout the day. There should also be a shorter route option. The walk will start from the village of Upper Hulme and head north west to

  • 14 July 2019

    The club continues its popular wide ranging summer programme with a 12 mile linear walk from Hassop Station to Hathersage. At two points there will be a choice of routes,,easy with Barry or rough with Bill! There will also be a separate shorter walk option on offer. As always new members are made most welcome. The majority of the day

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