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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 1 August 2020HAYFIELDLeader: Sonia
Walking from Bowden Bridge car park, Hayfield (free parking by the side of the road), just up the road and opposite to the camp site (SK22 2LE, GR 048869). Route goes from Hayfield up William's Clough, along the edge of Kinder on the Pennine Way via Kinder Downfall, and back down to Hayfield. Steep climb up to the top of Kinder. Tea at Rosie Lee's afterwards. Meet 10.15 for a 10.30 prompt start. Approx. 8 miles moderate.
Saturday 8 August 2020CASTLETONLeader: Debbie
Meet at Castleton car park for a 10:30 start. Walking through Cave Dale to Sparrowpit then via the No Car Café back to Castleton. 10 miles moderate.
Saturday 15 August 2020YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKSLeader: Malcolm
A 24 mile strenuous challenge walk with 5,200 feet of climbing. The walk includes the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Join me and other friends. The car park fee is £4.80. Parking could also be available in nearby fields. Meet for an 8am prompt start at the main car park in Horton in Ribblesdale, BD24 0HF.
Saturday 22 August 2020BRADWELL AND ABNEY MOORLeader: Paul
Meet at Castleton village car park 10:15 for a 10:30 start. The walk is a 14 mile moderate walk from Castleton going via Bradwell and Abney Moor, returning via Little Hucklow and the Limestone Way.
Saturday 5 September 2020LIMESTONE WAYLeader: Marie
A walk along the Limestone Way from Bonsall, taking in Winster, Darley Bridge and Matlock. Moderate walk approx. 11 miles.  Could be muddy in parts! Meet at Bonsall village, by the monument adjacent the café, opposite the playground GR 281 582 – park on the street or up the side road for 10.30am prompt start.
Saturday 12 September 2020KINDER NORTHERN EDGELeader: Julian
Meet at the Birchen Clough layby on the A57 just north of the Snake Inn approx. grid ref SK109915 10:15 for a 10:30 prompt start. Going down the Ashop Valley before climbing onto the northern edge of the Kinder plateau, walking via Fairbrook Naze and returning down the Ashop Valley. Approx. 11 miles moderate with one steep climb.
Saturday 19 September 2020MARSDEN AND THE STANDEDGE TRAILLeader: Malcolm
An 11 mile moderate walk from Marsden over the Pennines to Diggle. Return via Pule Hill and Standedge Visitor Centre. Meet 10.30am at Marsden Railway Station, HD7 6AX.
Saturday 26 September 2020BAKEWELLLeader: Alison
A 10 mile easy walk going via Sheldon, Great Shacklow Wood, Monsal Dale, Little Longstone. 2060 feet of ascent. There will be a tea shop at the end. Starting at 10:30 from the main car park in Bakewell next to the stone bridge.
Saturday 10 October 2020HAYFIELD & THE SETT VALLEY TRAILLeader: Helen
A 9 mile walk from Hayfield, meet for a 10:30 start at the Sett Valley Way car park.
Saturday 17 October 2020EXPLORING THE EASTERN MOORSLeader: Barbara
A 10.75 mile walk with 850ft ascent. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start in the main (Woodcroft) car park at Longshaw. (There is a new temporary tea shop and toilets). If you can’t find a space please park in the Wooden Pole car park. We will be walking past this so just text and let me know you are there and we will meet you. Parking is free for National Trust members otherwise is £5. Booking is not required. There is free parking at Fox House.
Saturday 24 October 2020THREE SHIRES HEADLeader: Sonia
Walking from the layby opposite the Cat & Fiddle pub on A537 Macclesfield to Buxton road, GR 001719. Route covers Cumberland Brook, Wildboarclough, Three Shires Head and Danebower Hollow. Peak View Tearoom afterwards. Meet 10.15 for a 10.30 start. Approx. 9 miles moderate.
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.