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Previous Northern Area Walks

This is the complete list of Northern events for the 12 months ending today. You can see the current Northern programme by clicking on the link below:

Past Northern Walks

Saturday 31 October 2020BAMFORDLeader: Julian
A 10 mile moderate walk starting at 10.30 from Bamford railway station. Via Bamford Edge to Cutthroat bridge, Ladybower pub and then on the Thornhill trail back to Bamford station.
Saturday 3 April 2021KELSALL & DELAMERELeader: Dave & Elaine
A walk of about 8 miles in the Kelsall & Delamere Forest area. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start at the car park on Yeld Lane just north of Kelsall, near Mount Pleasant Gardens Grid ref: SJ 534693 Walk includes part of the Sandstone Trail, Primrose Wood, Eddisbury Fort & Old Pale Heights above Delamere Forest.
Saturday 10 April 2021BOLLINGTONLeader: Sonia
Route includes an initial climb along the Gritstone Trail, Jenkin Chapel, Lamaload and along the Kerridge Ridge to White Nancy. Farm Made Tearooms afterwards. Meet at the Pool Bank Car Park (free parking!), Palmerston Street, Bollington, 10am for a 10.15 prompt start. Approx. 11-12 miles moderate.
Saturday 17 April 2021STANAGE EDGE FROM UPPER BURBAGELeader: Barbara
A 9 mile walk going via Callow Bank, Hathersage church, Dennis Knoll, Stanage Edge. Park and meet at the Hollin Bank car park, near North Lees (£4.75 all day). Grid ref: SK237 837, Nearest Post Code: S32 1BR, What 3 Words; sings.fees.land
Saturday 24 April 2021EYAMLeader: Paul
Meet at Eyam village car park for a 10:30 start (grid ref SK217768). A 13 mile walk going via Froggatt, Calver and Hassop and returning via Longstone Edge and Foolow.
Saturday 1 May 2021HOPELeader: Debbie
A 9.5 mile walk from Hope Station. Meet at 10.15 for a 10:30 start.
Saturday 8 May 2021DANEBRIDGE AND THE ROACHESLeader: Sonia
Route covers Goldsditch, Gradbach Wood, Danebridge and The Roaches. The bluebells and gorse should be in full bloom. Lunch stop at the Winkle Brewery, possible ice cream stop at Roach End and finishing at The Roaches Tearoom. Meet at the parking area by The Roaches SK004622, 10am for a 10.15 prompt start. Approx. 11 miles moderate.
Saturday 15 May 2021MONSAL DALELeader: Marie
An 8-9 mile walk starting from Monsal Head meeting at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. The walk goes via the Monsal Trail, to Cressbrook,Litton Mill, Wardlow, Longstone Moor and Great Longstone. Possible tea stop at the Hassop tearooms.
Saturday 22 May 2021COWN EDGE WAYLeader: Helen
Broadbottom to Rowarth following the Cown Edge Way and returning via the Coombs Edge ridge. Teashop at the end. Approx. 11 miles. Meet at Broadbottom Station for a 10:30 start.
Saturday 29 May 2021CASTLETONLeader: Alison
A 10.5 mile walk going via Mam Nick, Lord Seat, Perry Dale, Old Dam, Eldon Hill and Hurd Low, with 1,854 feet of ascent. There will be a tea shop at the end. Starting point, Main Pay and Display Car park next to the visitor centre. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. Level - moderate.
Saturday 5 June 2021DERWENT EDGELeader: Barbara
A 10 mile moderate walk up to Lost Lad on Derwent Edge and back via Whinstone Lee Tor, 1600 ft of ascent.
Meet at 10.15 for a prompt 10.30 start. Park at Cutthroat bridge lay-by on the A57, Grid ref: SK215875 Nearest post code: S33 0AX What3Words: producers.bonkers.important
Wednesday 9 June 2021HATHERSAGELeader: Alison
Meet in Hathersage by the swimming baths at 7.30pm. The walk is 4 to 5 miles. The walk will go via Brookfield Manor. There may be a pub stop at the end.
Saturday 12 June 2021KINDER FROM EDALELeader: Steve
A circular walk from Edale, taking in Jacob's Ladder, Edale Head and Grindslow Knoll (not via Grindsbrook).
Moderate, eight miles, 1900 ft of hill climbing. There may be a cafe.
Meet by Edale Village Hall SK 12370 85340, by the large pay & display car park slightly south of the train lines. Arrive before 10.15 am for a 10.30 am start. The car parks can be really busy at the weekend so an early arrival can help... Some car parks are free, some have ticket machines which use coins.
Saturday 19 June 2021LOW BRADFIELDLeader: Alison
A 10 mile walk via reservoirs and moorland, calling in at the ‘Our Cow Molly’ ice cream parlour by popular demand. Tea shop at the end. Starting point will be in Low Bradfield next to the cricket ground, across the road from the Postcard Cafe. On road parking, or in small car park behind the cricket ground. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. Level – Easy to moderate.
Wednesday 30 June 2021HATHERSAGELeader: Alison
Meet in Hathersage by the swimming baths at 7.30pm. The walk is 4 to 5 miles. The walk will go via Brookfield Manor. There may be a pub stop at the end.
Wednesday 7 July 2021WORTLEY, NORTH OF SHEFFIELDLeader: Alison
A 4 to 5 mile easy evening stroll through the fields and woods of the countryside north of Sheffield. Meet 19.30 in Wortley village centre. Wortley is on the A629 north of Sheffield. Possible drink at the Wortley Arms afterwards.
Saturday 10 July 2021TISSINGTON TO MILLDALELeader: Paul
Meet at Tissington village P&D car park SK178 521 at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. A 13 mile moderate walk over the limestone hills and dales between Tissington & Milldale going via Thorpe, Ilam and Dovedale, returning by Alsop en le Dale and Parwich.
Saturday 17 July 2021FROGHALL WHARFLeader: John
Meet at Froghall Wharf free carpark 10:15 for 10:30 start; look for signs for Hetttys tea room. 12-13 miles, walking through Cotton Del, Dimingsdale and part of the Staffordshire Way.
Saturday 24 July 2021GAWSWORTHLeader: Dave
Meet by the church at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. 8-10 miles. Easy.
Saturday 31 July 2021BAKEWELL TO CHATSWORTHLeader: Debbie
An 11 mile moderate walk (1500 feet of ascent) walking from Bakewell to Chatsworth and back. We are meeting at 10:15 for a 10.30 start at the end of Coombs Road (the road in front of the main car parks in Bakewell (free car parking) at the terminus of the Monsall trail grid ref 230670. The walk goes via Carlton Pastures, Edensor, Carlton Lees (afternoon tea stop) and Ballcross Farm.
Saturday 7 August 2021WYE VALLEY SKYLINELeader: Barbara
A 10 mile walk along the high ground of the Wye Valley starting at Monsal Head and taking in the Monsal trail, Bakewell, Sheldon & White Lodge. Total ascent will be 2060ft (628m). Meet at 10.15 for a 10.30 prompt start. Pay & display car park at Monsal Head or free parking on Castlegate Lane (B6465). Grid ref: SK185715 What 3 Words: fabric.punk.unzips.
Saturday 14 August 2021GLOSSOPLeader: Helen
A circular walk from Old Glossop to Longdendale reservoirs. Approx. 9 miles. Meet at Manor Park car park Glossop SK13 7SH at 10:15 for a 10:30 start.
Saturday 21 August 2021MILLER'S DALELeader: Alison
An 11 mile walk going via Blackwell, Priestcliffe, High Dale, Monsal Dale, Monsal Head, Cressbrook and Litton Mill, with 1,969 feet of ascent. There will be a tea shop at the end. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start from the car park at the former Miller’s Dale railway station just off the B6049. Level - moderate.
Saturday 28 August 2021 GOYT VALLEY AND AXE EDGE MOORLeader: Julian
A 13 mile mod/hard walk with approx. 1500’ ascent. We will walk via Burbage Edge, Errwood Reservoir, Danebower Quarries and Axe Edge Moor with a stop at the Peak View Tearooms part way around. Meet 10:15 for a 10:30 prompt start at the Derbyshire Bridge car park just off the A537 west of Buxton. SK019716 or W3W brilliant.pulp.headstone
Saturday 4 September 2021NORTH OF HARTINGTONLeader: Paul
Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start at the duck pond in the centre of Hartington (P&D and roadside parking) for a 13 mile moderate walk around the limestone countryside to the north of Hartington. The walk goes via Pilsbury Castle and High Wheeldon, returning via Longnor and the Manifold Trail.
Thursday 9 September 2021NORTHERN PLANNING MEETING & SOCIALLeader: Sonia
Meet in the garden of the Drum & Monkey, Alderley Edge from 7pm. They have plentiful outdoor seating under cover (with lighting and heating if necessary), and have a wide range of food. The pub is just a short walk from Alderley Edge train station. Please can you let me know by the night before if you are intending coming.
Saturday 11 September 2021HOLME VALLEY, HUDDERSFIELDLeader: Malcolm
An 11.75 mile moderate walk with 1,700 of ascent. The scenic walk goes near Honley and through woods to Meltham. We ascend the hills to overlook Digley Reservoir before returning to the start point via Upperthong and Netherthong. Meet for a 10.30 start outside Brockholes Village Hall on Brockholes Lane, the post code is HD9 7EB.
Saturday 18 September 2021BLEAKLOW & LONGENDALE VALLEYLeader: Julian
A 13 mile moderate/hard walk with approx. 1900’ ascent going up to Bleaklow Head via Near Black Clough and then returning along the Pennine Way to Clough Edge and Bramah Edge before returning along the Longendale trail. Meet 10:15 at Torside Car Park (p&d) on the B6105 just south of Crowden for a prompt 10:30 start. Car Park grid ref SK068 983 or W3W Flagpole.trains.guests
Saturday 25 September 2021DUNHAM MASSEYLeader: Dave
Meet in the main car park at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. 8-10 miles. Easy.
Saturday 2 October 2021WHITE NANCY AND BEYONDLeader: Julian
A Footprints walk as part of the Bollington Walking Festival. 17 miles, very strenuous. Starting from Pool Bank car park, meet 9:45 for a prompt start at 10:00. The walk goes up to White Nancy and on to the moors to Lamaload reservoir, below Cats Tor then the Gritstone Trail up to Sponds Hill and the Bow Stones, returning via West Parkgate and the canal. 2,000ft (600m total ascent).
Saturday 9 October 2021MONYASHLeader: Julian
Meeting at the carpark in Moneyash at 10.15 for a 10.30 start for a easy/moderate 11 mile walk to Youlgreave and back. Going by Lathkill Dale,Alport,Bradford and returning via Calling Low, Caves Dale, One Ash Grange and Fern Dale.
Saturday 16 October 2021MARPLE BRIDGELeader: Helen
Meeting at the Brabyns Brow car park, Marple Bridge, SK6 5DT, 10.15 for 10.30am start. Route covers Roman Lakes, Peak Forest canal, Chadkirk Chapel & Marple Aqueduct. Easy/moderate walking throughout. 8 miles.
Saturday 23 October 2021OLD GLOSSOP AND BLEAKLOWLeader: Steve
A walk of approx. 9 to 10 miles with 1700 ft of ascent. It passes Glossop Low, Bleaklow Head and Doctor's Gate. Meeting at the turning circle by the river at the junction between Hope Street and Shepley Street in Old Glossop. Approx. post code: SK13 7SA. Time: 10.15am for a 10.30am start. Free roadside parking is often possible on Shepley St. between the river and the Firth Rixson metalworks. It's worth arriving early as it can be very busy with dog walkers and runners on Saturday mornings.