Dronfield Footpaths and Bridleways Society

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DRONFIELD FOOTPATHS AND BRIDLEWAYS SOCIETY

DRONFIELD FOOTPATHS AND BRIDLEWAYS SOCIETY

SUMMMER WALK PROGRAMME 2014

(Incorporating walks in association with the Ramblers Association)  

Please check out our website for further details www.dronfieldfootpaths.org.uk

    Bring a drink and water proofs … Boots or stout shoes are advisable…

Well behaved dogs welcome under close control

 

Day, Date,       and Time

Walk Leader

Meeting Point

Area and Remarks return times approx

Tuesday

8 April

9:30am

Gordon Crookes

Car park behind

‘Jolly Farmer’SK337 782

 off  Pentland Road,

Dronfield Woodhouse

Holmesfield and Totley

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

Sunday

13 April

10am

Clive Waterhouse

Carlisle Close opposite Riverside Garden Centre Unstone/Sheepbridge

Local Walk

Easy to moderate pace

Thursday

24 April

7pm

Adrian Slome and Jean Thorpe

 Devonshire Arms, Middle Handley SK404778. Park on Westfield Lane Nr.pub

Blue Bell Walks

thru 'The Murder Field’ to West Handley to Grasscroft Wood  6.5 km approx. time 2hrs

Sunday

4 May

4:30 am

Graham Gill

Bottom Car Park Coal Aston Village Hall- NO DOGS

Set your alarms early !!

‘Dawn Chorus’ with Dronfield Natural History Society ‘Optional breakfast 7am’

Approx. 2.5 hours

Saturday

10th May

10am

John Ellis

Cliffe Park Car Park

Callywhite Lane. Dronfield

J G Graves

80 year celebration

Park to Park with Local History

Distance 7 miles moderate pace

Lunch and coffee break at

Graves Park Animal Farm       Back by 2pm

Tuesday

13 May

9:30am

Ruth Hepworth       and

Margaret Mace

Lay-by on Chesterfield Road Unstone.SK 366 777

Frithwood and Apperknowle

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

SATURDAY 31st MAY - The Penistone Line Partnership/Friends of Dronfield Station

Walk by Tony Boreham and David Blackburn from Dronfield to Hathersage and return by train.

 11 miles.  Depart 10:15am from Dronfield Station

 

Tuesday

10 June

9:30am

Adrian Slome and Jean Thorpe

Car park to rear

of Coal Aston Village Hall

SK 364 795

Summerley, Hundall & Troway

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

Thursday

19th June

7pm

Yolanda Russell

 Devonshire Arms

Middle Handley

SK405778

Around the Handley

Distance 5 miles

Thursday

26 June

7pm

Graham Gill

Lay-by on Chesterfield Road

Unstone

Local Walk

Saturday

28 June

10am

Graham Gill

Royal Oak Car Park Barlbrough

‘Chaffinch Trail’

5 miles

and opportunity for lunch

Thursday

3 July

7pm

David Blackburn

Jolly Farmer Pub off Pentland Road

 Dronfield Woodhouse

SK337 782

Walk heading towards Millthorpe

Saturday

5 July

10am

Peter Carr

Holmesfield Community Village Hall car park

The Seven Halls of Holmefield

Distance 7 miles. Easy pace. Back by 2-3pm

Bring packed lunch

Tuesday

8 July

9:30am

Ros Jackson

Car Park at Shillito Wood

Fox Lane, off Coldwell Valley.  SK295 750

Big Moor and Ramsley Moor Circuit

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

Thursday

10 July

10am

Barry Jex

Coal Aston Village Hall lower Car Park

Morning Stroll

Distance 5 miles

Thursday

10 July

7pm

Peter Carr

Walk from Dronfield Woodhouse Sports and Social Club, Carr Lane

Evening stroll

Bradway, Totley and Woodthorpe Hall.

4 miles.  Easy pace.  Back by 9:15

Saturday

12 July

10am

Graham Gill

Fox and Hounds

Public House

Marsh Lane

Local Walk

Opportunity for lunch

6 miles

Thursday

17 July

7pm

Peter Carr

Walk from

 Hyde Park Pub

 Hilltop Road. Dronfield

 Monkwood and Barlow Lees - a walk devised by Glyn Wlliams with the possibility of a guest appearance from Glyn  -   parking arranged.

 4 miles. Easy pace.  Option to take part in pub quiz and refreshments after 9:30

Saturday

26 July

10am

Barry Jex

Holmesfield Church

 Car Park

Holmesfield to Totley Moor and Back through Smeekley Wood

Picnic Stop included

Distance 8 miles

Thursday

31 July

7pm

Graham Gill

Coal Aston Village Hall

 Car Park

Moss Valley

4 miles

Thursday

7 August

7pm

Steve and Ros Sadler

Holmesfield Village Hall

Car park

Holmesfield heading towards Totley Returning via Fanshaw Gate Hall

 (One of the Historic Halls of Holmesfield)  rare opportunity to wander around the gardens and meet the owners. Back by 9 pm

Sunday

 10 August

10am

Clive Waterhouse

Cromford Canal Car Park

Cromford Canal Derwent Valley

Distance 6.5 miles back by 1pm

Tuesday

12 August

9:30am

to catch 9:39am bus

David Blackburn

Bus stop nr Church in Pentland Rd, Dronfield Woodhouse SK337 782

Bus 16A 9:35 from Civic Centre

Holmebrook Valley Park

(linear walk back to Dronfield)

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

Thursday

14 August

7pm

Graham Gill

Lay-by on Chesterfield Rd Unstone

Local Walk

4 miles

Saturday

16 August

10am

Graham Gill

Public car park at Ford next to Bridge Inn

Moss Valley

Opportunity for lunch on return

Saturday

23 August

10:15 am

Steve and Ros Sadler

Chesterfield Town Hall   Connecting bus leaves Pentland Rd., Dronfield at 9.32 am

The North Chesterfield Way

Distance 9 mile linear walk linking Chesterfield with Dronfield. Lunch stop at Barlow Fisheries – please bring a packed lunch. Returning to Dronfield at 3.30 pm

Tuesday

16 September

9:30 am

David Blackburn

Car Park rear Coal Aston Village Hall

GR SK 364 795

Around the Moss Valley

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

Tuesday

14 October

9:30 am

Donald King

Top end of Carrwood Road Sheepbridge Ind. Estate

SK 359 755

Cobnar Wood and Barlow

Distance 6 miles moderate pace

Back by 1pm

For those of you who want even more walks DFBS are pleased to support

CHESTERFIELD and NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RAMBLERS GROUP

  Organised by Derbyshire County Council

Countryside Service and Chesterfield Tourist Information 

Book on 01246 345777 or 345778 for details.  Walks range from 2 to 20 miles. Over 60 walks this year.

 

The October newsletter with details of all winter walks for 2013 -2014 can be downloaded here


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