Prospective new members are welcome on our walks , but we ask that you contact us beforehand and take a look at our frequently asked questions page.
Winter walks may be cancelled due to bad weather – snow, ice, heavy rain, fog etc. In the event of such weather, please look out for updates both here and on What’s App, or contact the walk leader before setting out.
Sunday 5th February: Melbourne – Calke Abbey – Staunton Harold
Approx. 8.5 miles – Start at 10:30am from Melbourne, at the war memorial opposite the entrance to Melbourne Hall’s courtyard – W3W: ///stiffly.covertly.reception – Grid ref. SK 389 250 – Free on-street parking nearby – Picnic lunch – Walk leader Richard B.
Sunday 12th February: Five Pits Trail – Locko Plantation – Astwith
9.2 miles – Start at 10:30am from the free car park on Old Colliery Lane in Holmewood, near Clay Cross – Grid ref. SK 434 659 – Post code: S42 5RB – W3W: ///growth.value.friday – Turn south off the A6175 road approx. 1.3 miles from M1 junction 29, opposite St Albans Centre – Picnic lunch – Walk leader Jim.
Sunday 19th February: Eyam – Grindleford – Froggatt – Stoney Middleton
A reprise of the first walk Louise led for Footloose 30 years ago on 21st February 1993 – Approx. 9 miles – Start at 10:15am from the free car park on Hawkhill Road in Eyam – Behind the pay and display car park, opposite the Museum – Grid ref. SK 217 767 – W3W: ///vocab.comedy.lemons – Lunch at Grindleford Station – Café or picnic – Walk leader Louise.
Tuesday 21st February: Woodborough Circuit (Footloose Extra)
Start at 10:30am from the car park at Woodborough Village Hall on Lingwood Lane – Post code: NG14 6DX – W3W: ///emulating.lectured.lobby – Walk takes us from Woodborough up to Mapperley Plains, into Arnold ( a bit of urban road walking through a housing estate), then up Crawford Rise and back to Woodborough – Picnic lunch – Tea afterwards at either Timmermans, Floralands or Brookfields Garden Centres (to be decided on the day) – Walk leader Julia.
Sunday 26th February: Hathersage – Abney – Bretton
8.5 miles – A number of steep ascents and lovely views – Start at 10am from the car park opposite the Swimming Pool on Oddfellows Road in Hathersage – Pay and display £6 per day – Grid ref. SK 231 814 – W3W: ///torches.putts.sprouts – Picnic lunch – Walk leader Nick.