Local Walks In Derbyshire
Looking for a walk in your local area? You’ll find details of our forthcoming walks on this page as well as a link to the last 12 months' programme so you can see what you've missed!
Non-members are welcome to ’try us out’ on a couple of day walks before deciding to join, but we ask you to check with the leader first. Click on the leader’s name to send an email. Where no email address is given use the contact form and we will put you in touch.
You can see the programme for the last 12 months by clicking on the link below, or use the menu on the left to see what else we have to offer:
Where a walk involves public transport it is advisable to check the train or bus times beforehand. A packed lunch will be needed unless stated otherwise.
|Saturday 27 October||WALKING THE GOYT||Leader: Catriona|
|A linear walk from Whaley bridge to Stockport. Meet at Stockport station at 9:15 to get 9:30 train to Whaley Bridge. We'll leave Whaley bridge about 10.00 Please check train times nearer the time. Approx. 16 miles.|
|Saturday 3 November||LONGSTONE MOOR AND CRESSBROOK DALE||Leader: Debbie|
|An 11 mile walk through Longstone Moor and Cressbrook Dale.|
Meet at 10.30 at Monsal Head (car park) walking to Foolow, Great Hucklow and Wardlow Mires. Possible meal at Monsal Head pub afterwards.
|Saturday 10 November||THREE DALES AND TWO VILLAGES FROM YOULGREAVE||Leader: Barbara|
|10 miles, 1325 ft. of ascent. Meet at 10.15 for a 10.30 prompt start at the community car park at the western end of Youlgreave (Caldwell End). GR: 206 641 or What3Words: ambitions.peanut.shack|
|Saturday 17 November||GRINDLEFORD||Leader: Alison|
|An 8.5 mile moderate walk via Froggatt, Stoney Middleton and Eyam. Tea shop at the end.|
Starting point will be Grindleford Station. Pay and display road side parking (may be card only). Start time 10.30.
|Saturday 24 November||DAISY NOOK COUNTRY PARK CIRCULAR||Leader: Mike|
|Meet at the free car park next to the café off Newmarket Road 10:15 for a 10:30 start, or 9:45 for a bacon butty and coffee! The walk goes via Holden Clough, Knott Hill Reservoir, Hartshead-Rocher Valley and Park Bridge. 9 miles, easy.|
|Saturday 1 December||GLOSSOP CIRCULAR||Leader: Helen|
|Start Glossop railway station (0959 departure from Manchester Piccadilly arriving 1029) or 1100 from Manor Park car park (SK13 7SH - free parking). Town and countryside walking taking in Old Glossop, Swineshaw reservoir and the site of an Iron Age fort. Optional pub/cafe stop at lunchtime. Easy/moderate, 7 miles max. Opportunity for beer and/or wine tasting (and possibly food) in Glossop afterwards.|
|Saturday 22 December||CHRISTMAS MEAL – HATHERSAGE||Leader: Alison|
|Pool Cafe, Hathersage 5.15 for 5.30pm. To book a place please contact Alison, a deposit of £5 is required by mid-November.|
|Saturday 5 January 2019||EDALE HILLS AND VALLEY||Leader: Steve|
|Meet at Edale main p&d car park 10:15 for a 10:30 start. Approx. 8 miles and 1000 to 1400 ft. ascent. A mixture of hill and valley walking. Café or pub in Edale at the end. Edale station is 2 minutes from the meeting place.|
|Saturday 12 January 2019||WHITE EDGE, BASLOW EDGE||Leader: Paul|
|An 11 mile moderate walk going via White Edge and Baslow Edge, returning by Froggatt Edge and Longshaw Park. Meet at Longshaw NT car park 10:15 for a 10:30 prompt start, Grid ref. SK266800.|
|Saturday 19 January 2019||ROWSLEY||Leader: Debbie|
|A 9-11 mile walk starting from the car park behind Rowsley Mill in Rowsley and then walking to Congreave, Stanton in Peak, Stanton Moor, Hill Wood and then back on the Derwent Valley Heritage trail to Rowsley.|
|Saturday 26 January 2019||GRINDON||Leader: Jonathan|
|A 10-12 mile walk in the Grindon area. Meet 10.30 AM at the car park spaces by Grindon Church (GR 088 543), off the A523 Leek to Ashbourne road. Packed lunch, possible pub stop en route.|
|Saturday 9 February 2019||LANGSETT AND BOLSTERSTONE||Leader: Alison|
|A 10 mile easy walk from Langsett via Midhopestones, Whitwell Moor and Bolsterstone. Bank View Cafe at the end. Starting point will be Langsett Barn Car park on A616. Start time 10.30.|
|Saturday 23 February 2019||MACC FOREST AND SHUTLINGSLOE CIRCULAR||Leader: Mike|
|An 8-9 mile moderate walk from the Macc Forest Trentabank car park (p&d). Meet 10:15 for a 10:30 start. The walk goes via Shuttlingsloe, Wildboarclough, Oakenclough & Langley.|
|Saturday 16 March 2019||HEATHERDENE AND WIN HILL||Leader: Alison|
|A 9 mile walk via Win Hill, Wooller Knoll, Hagg Farm, Hagg Side Plantation and Ashopton Viaduct. Possible teashop in Bamford at the end. Starting point will be the Heatherdene pay and display car park on the A6103. Start time 10.30. Level – moderate to difficult.|
|Saturday 23 March 2019||MOW COP AND LITTLE MORETON HALL||Leader: Sonia|
|Walking from Astbury (south of Congleton) via Mow Cop and Little Moreton Hall. Meet at Glebe Farm Shop (Peel Lane, just off the A34 south of Astbury Mere, CW12 4RQ). Opportunity for teashop (excellent ice-creams!) and viewing the pigs/goats etc before and after the walk! Meet 10.15 for a 10.30 start. 9.5 miles moderate.|
|Saturday 6 April 2019||LONGSTONE MOOR||Leader: Barbara|
|10 miles 1300ft of ascent. Meet at 10.15 for a 10.30 prompt start at Monsal Head. GR: 185715 or What3Words: river.swoop.possibly. P&D parking at Monsal Head or free parking on the road to Little Longstone. Please note the toilets are likely to be closed at Monsal Head.|
|Saturday 27 April 2019||MINNINGLOW – WHITE PEAK||Leader: Paul|
|A 14 mile moderate walk going via the high pastures of the White Peak to the ancient burial ground and viewpoint of Minninglow Hill. Returning along the High Peak Trail and Limestone Way. Meet 10:15 for a 10:30 start at Winster Village car park, SK246606.|