Nearby: Amber Valley

Category Amber Valley
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Member of the U3A - Derbyshire Grouping

Category Amber Valley
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'The Amber Valley area offers many opportunities for walkers, horse riders and cyclists of all abilities to get out and about.  There's a wide variety of way-marked routes that include spectacular scenery, quaint villages and fascinating local history.'

Category Amber Valley
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Member of the Ramblers - Derbyshire Area Grouping

Category Amber Valley
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Usually held Mid September. Typically over three dozen walks of various levels of difficulty at various locations in Amber Valley and Erewash.

Category Amber Valley
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Member of the U3A - Derbyshire Grouping

Category Amber Valley
Size (acreage)600
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'First time visitors to Shipley Park, entering the park through the sprawling Heanor Gate Industrial Estate, begin to doubt that an attractive country park lies ahead and think they have taken a wrong turn. Suddenly Shipley Park is entered, the noise of industry is silenced and an area of wooded parkland, hills, lakes, trails and an abundance of wildlife stretches out in front of you ...'

Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)5
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'Take a walk along this three hour audio trail and discover fascinating tales of young love and sibling rivalry and how the coal mining industry of the area made the Palmer-Morewood wealthy landowners ... The audio trail contains short excerpts taken from a series of interviews with local people who have knowledge and memories of places along the route.'

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Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)7
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'This walk allows a wider view of the influence and heritage created by the Strutt family in Belper. Starting and ending with close views of the cotton mills, much of the walk passes through farmlands previously owned by the family. These produced fresh meat, milk and vegetables for employees to purchase through the employer to help maintain their health.'

Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)13
Type of Walk
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'To be honest, something about the names Crich and Heage doesn't seem too promising. To a walker it's names like Bowfell and Crinkle Crags that grab the attention and whet the appetite. Crich and Heage are two Derbyshire villages, but they are set in lovely countryside in the transition zone between the lowlands of the Midlands and the higher ground of the Peak District. Crich is famous as the rather unlikely location of the major Tramway Museum for the country ...'

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Crich Walk [Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District]

Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)11
Type of Walk
Overview

'A new walking route, following the course of the River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire. The walk starts in Duffield, a few miles North of Derby, and runs for 11 miles to Wirksworth.'

Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)6
Type of Walk
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'The route of about six miles starts from the A6 at Whatstandwell and goes via Holloway, Lea, Dethick, Lea Bridge to rejoin the A6 at Cromford ... It can be done solely in the car or very short excursions from the car on foot can be made.'

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