Area: Derbyshire

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Amber-Valley/

Category:Amber Valley
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The Category Amber Valley is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Amber Valley which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bolsover/

Category:Bolsover
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The Category Bolsover is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Bolsover which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Chesterfield/

Category:Chesterfield
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The Category Chesterfield is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Chesterfield which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Derby/

Category:Derby
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The Category Derby is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Derby which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Derbyshire-Dales/

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The Category Derbyshire Dales is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with the Derbyshire Dales which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Erewash/

Category:Erewash
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The Category Erewash is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Erewash which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/High-Peak/

Category:High Peak
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The Category High Peak is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with High Peak which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

In contrast, the Annexe for this Category lists Entities which do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

^ High Peak ANNEXE

 

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/North-East-Derbyshire/

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The Category North East Derbyshire is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with North East Derbyshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Derbyshire/

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The Category South Derbyshire is a subset of Derbyshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with South Derbyshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/walking/walks-and-tra...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Walking is a great way to explore the countryside, take up exercise and to get around. Whether out for fun, visiting friends and family or walking to work, there are over 300km of Greenways and 5,145km of other Rights of Way in Derbyshire to help you on your way.'

www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/central/derbyshire/

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'This is the place to locate countryside walks, nature reserves, and parks etc, in Derbyshire and the Peak District, that are accessible to wheelchair users, mobility scooters, pushchairs and buggies. The walks and sites listed will generally be easy going for the able bodied and families who just want a gentle stroll, as well as accessible to the wheelchair and mobility scooter users and families with buggies.'

www.visitambervalley.com

Category:Amber Valley
Navigate the Website>>> Get Active
Overview

'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.'

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www.ambervalleyramblers.org.uk

Category:Amber Valley
Overview

'Group membership has grown from 38 in 1977, to around 190 at the present time. Walks are in all parts of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, and it will be noted from our programme that we also go away for long week ends twice a year to places such as Devon, the Lake District, Wales, and Northumbria. Members have also tackled the Three Peaks of Yorkshire and walked the Pennine Way in the past.'

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www.autumnfootprints.co.uk

Starting fromShipley Country Park Visitor Centre, Slack Lane, Heanor
Overview

Held Mid September.

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www.bolsover.gov.uk/index.php/resident/outdoor-recreationr?accid=6

Category:Bolsover
Overview

'Set amongst attractive countryside, the district is served by a network of accessible trails and walks. These walks meander through towns and villages incorporating disused railway tracks and public rights of way. Each trail has its own information leaflet detailing each walk and highlighting the interesting features en-route.'

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chaderby.wixsite.com/chaderby

Category:Derby
Overview

'The Club exists to promote rambling and walking. Chiefly walks are in Derbyshire in the Peak district, though occasionally walks drift further afield by way of variety. We are open to everyone regardless of status, and welcome new members. Walks are planned and led by various members, and new ideas for walks are always needed, we do not want to get into a rut!'

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www.chatsworth.org/park/

Size (acreage)1000
Starting fromBaslow
Overview

'Chatsworth's Park covers about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) and is open to the public free of charge all year-round, except for the south-east section, known as the Old Park, which is not open since it is used for breeding by the herds of red and fallow deer.'

Description from

Chatsworth

See also

Chatsworth Walk [Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District]

chesterfieldramblers.com

Category:Ramblers Groups
Overview

'Our programme contains regular walks throughout the year from four miles upwards and from easy to strenuous. There are walks accessible by public transport and by car. We feature themed walks, evening walks, and rambles for the visually impaired – and are the main contributor to the local Walking Festival.'

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www.chesterfieldyoungramblers.co.uk

Category:Chesterfield
Overview

'Put simply, we are a friendly group of people who enjoy walking around the Peak District and Chesterfield area. We are a relaxed and informal group who want to combine walking with other activities including social events and weekends away. Our goal is to offer a wide range of walks and events that best suits all of our members.'

ALERT 'Unfortunately, the Chesterfield 20 - 40s walking group (aka Chesterfield Young Ramblers) has been dissolved.'

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www.dashgroup.org.uk

Category:Derby
Overview

'Although ... we do many things, what we do most is walk. Hardly surprising with the Peak District on the doorstep. Most Sundays see a day walk of varying lengths and difficulty.'

Nearby

www.derbyramblers.org.uk

Category:Derby
Overview

'Before you join the Group why not come out on some walks with us. Just contact the leader of any walk you are interested in and find out if it is suitable for you and that you have the right fitness, equipment etc. We hope to see you out in Derbyshire ...'

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www.visitderby.co.uk/things-to-do/parks-outdoors/derby-arboretum/

Category:Derby
Size (acreage)20
Starting fromRose Hill
Overview

'Derby Arboretum was the first public park in Britain and was a trend-setter in that Central Park in New York was based upon its design! Located just south of the city centre, it's a Grade II listed picturesque park with a fine collection of trees.'

Description from

Discover Derby

See also

Derby Arboretum [Derby City Council]

Nearby

www.derrystrabane.com/greenway

Category:Derby
Starting fromDerby City Council
Overview

'As part of our countryside management work, we have got together a series of free walks and activities which are led by local groups.'

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www.derbywayfarers.org.uk

Category:Derby
Overview

'We are a small, friendly walking club of varying abilities. Our Programme aims to be inclusive, so walks range from about four miles to twelve, with the occasional longer one thrown in for the more intrepid! Most walks take place on a Sunday:- a full day once a fortnight; - a morning ramble on one of the remaining Sundays. Also, monthly on a Tuesday: - a short to medium walk. In the winter, we have a monthly evening meeting, but this is replaced by a walk in the summer.'

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www.dronfieldfootpaths.org.uk

Starting fromDronfield
Overview

'Formed in 1989 to save and improve local paths. We now have 140 members and run a series of regular, all year round, guided walks.'

www.erewash.gov.uk/index.php/sport-and-health/walking-and-orienteering...

Category:Erewash
Starting fromErewash Borough Council
Overview

The River Erewash 'gives its name to the Erewash Valley, which has a rich industrial history, and the local government district and borough of Erewash, which was named after the river when the former borough of Ilkeston and urban district of Long Eaton were united with some of the surrounding rural areas in 1974'.

Download from the Website PDFs of about two dozen 'Country Walks' in and around Erewash.

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www.visitpeakdistrict.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-and-hiking

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

Access to details of a wide range of Great Walks, Guided Walks and Town Trails.

www.findernfootpaths.co.uk/?page_id=72

Starting fromFindern
Overview

'Formed as a Findern Parish Council Working party in 1998, initially with four members. Since those early days, we have grown to a Group of about twelve members, some of whom are Parish Councillors. We are a diverse group, we range in ages up to our oldest members who are in their seventies! Some of us have disabilities. We are proud to have a group of youngsters who help us with our projects. Everyone is valued for the skills they bring to the Group.'

www.go4awalk.com/walks/uk-county-walks/walks-in-derbyshire.php

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Derbyshire Walks, Routes & Maps ... To download our award winning walk route maps you must have a go4awalk.com Account and be Logged On'

Walks described here by

www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/county-walks/derbyshire

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.'

Walks described here by

sites.google.com/site/glossopwalks/

Category:High Peak
Starting fromGlossop
Overview

'Established in 1975 with the aim of preserving our local footpaths by walking them, we are forty years old and have a membership of around 150 people ... Glossop Walkers are a local group of friends with a common interest in enjoying the beautiful countryside that surrounds us.'

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melbournefootpathsgroup.wordpress.com

Starting fromMelbourne
Overview

'Melbourne is a very popular walking centre with paths leading into rolling country through the estates of Melbourne Hall, Calke Abbey and Staunton Harold Hall. The town is close to several long distance routes such as the Ivanhoe Way, the Derby Round, the National Forest Way and the Cross Britain Way. Routes around Staunton Harold and Foremark Reservoirs also add to the variety of walking terrain.'

Description from

Melbourne Footpaths Group

www.nmwaw.org.uk/default.aspx

Category:High Peak
Starting fromNew Mills
Overview

'The walking available from the town centre is excellent and varies from short easy walks to challenging day-long hikes. The renowned and stunning Millennium Walkway within the Torrs Gorge can be accessed by footpaths from several places in the town, and the walkway links directly to 2 local nature reserves, and the Sett Valley Trail, as well as providing a vital link to the Goyt Way ... The 14-mile Trespass Trail (a circular walk starting in New Mills) was devised as part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass.'

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www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/about-the-district/parks-and-open-spaces

Starting fromNorth East Derbyshire District Council
Overview

'There are many fantastic trails throughout the district, some easy going low level walks, to the more adventurous peaks of Ashover Tor. There are footpaths suitable for all ages and abilities with breathtaking views to be had. When visiting our area don't forget to snap the countryside, public houses and other features which can be sent to us to share on our social media accounts.'

www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/getactive/getactive-walking

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Perhaps best known as walking country, the Peak District National Park offers a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored – from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. There is something for everyone – individuals, families and groups – whether you want a challenging hike or a short stroll.'

www.peakdistrictonline.co.uk

Category:Derbyshire
Navigate the Website>>> Things To Do >>> Activities >>> Walking in Peak District
Overview

'Whether you are a long distance rambler, a hilltop hiker, a Sunday stroller, a fanciful footslogger or an enthusiastic pedestrian preferring to explore urban or village life, Peak District Walks is for you.'

www.peakwalking.com

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'If you love the great outdoors, and would enjoy the thrill of walking through some of England's most spectacular countryside with a friendly, knowledgeable guide to bring the experience to life, then our guided walks in the Peak District and Derbyshire are probably for you! ...'

www.chesterfield.gov.uk/explore-chesterfield/parks-and-green-spaces/pa...

Size (acreage)165
Starting fromPoolsbrook Country Park
Overview

'Pools Brook, at 165 acres is Chesterfield's largest park. It offers something for everybody with miles of trails, extensive woodland plantations, meadows, lakes, childrens' play areas and wildlife habitats.'

Nearby

www.derbyshireramblers.org.uk

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Derbyshire groups organise hundreds of walks each year for its members. Visitors from other areas and anyone interested in walking and the Ramblers' Association are welcome to join us on these walks.'

www.derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk/shipleypark.htm

Size (acreage)600
Starting fromShipley Country Park
Overview

'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 ...'

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www.southderbyshire.gov.uk/our-services/things-to-do-and-places-to-vis...

Starting fromSouth Derbyshire District Council
Overview

'South Derbyshire has large areas of picturesque open countryside that is popular with those who want less strenuous walking. For those seeking more challenging terrain, the Peak District is just a short drive away.'

www.visitchesterfield.info/things-to-do/activities/walking

Category:Chesterfield
Overview

'Explore the beautiful countryside of the Chesterfield Area on foot ...'

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www.walkingbritain.co.uk/regional-lists-of-walks

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

Details of over 100 Walks ranging in length from 2.5 to 18 miles: 'Many of the walks on this Website have been submitted by other authors keen to spread the word about their favourite routes. You can do the same ...'

Walks described here by

www.walkingenglishman.com/derbyshire.html

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Derbyshire is one of England's finest counties for walking offering variety above most. The county includes a substantial portion of the Peak District National Park and the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills extends into the north of the county. The county also contains part of the National Forest, and borders on Greater Manchester to the northwest, West Yorkshire to the north, South Yorkshire to the northeast, Nottinghamshire to the east, Leicestershire to the southeast, Staffordshire to the west and southwest and Cheshire also to the west ... '

Walks described here by

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/walking-for-health.aspx

Overview

'Fancy getting fit? Enjoy walking and meeting new people? Join us for a Health Walk in Amber Valley! If you are new or returning to exercise, or are just wanting to get more active, these walks may be just what you're looking for ...'

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www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/things-to-do/sports-health-activities/walki...

Overview

Walking for Health 'A programme of led walks across the Derbyshire Dales, supporting local communities to maintain active lifestyles and improve the health and wellbeing of local people.  It's a great way of meeting new friends with the chance to socialise and enjoy refreshments either during or after the walk.  Why not encourage a friend to come with you? We always welcome new walkers throughout the year!'

www.erewash.gov.uk/sport-and-health/walking-and-orienteering.html

Category:Erewash
Overview

Walking for Health 'Our local health walks provide low intensity walks which are suitable for people of all abilities. The walks are mostly on flat ground with no stiles to climb; the walks last for approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and are varied week by week. The walks are also suitable for people with a range of medical conditions which would benefit from increased physical activity levels.'

Description from

Erewash Borough Council

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www.walkinginengland.co.uk/derbyshire/index.php

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

Details of hundreds of Walks to download FREE around and about a dozen places throughout Derbyshire.

Walks described here by

www.walkingworld.com/Walks/England/Central%20England/Derbyshire.aspx

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

Over two hundred descriptions of Walks: you can subdivide the List by: [1] Canal Walk - - - : [2] Dovedale - - - : [3] Peak District - - - : [4] River Walk - - - : [5] Countryside - - - : [6] Town or city. Subscription Service.

Walks described here by

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/shaw-wood-audio-trail.aspx

Category:Amber Valley
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromAlfreton
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Visit Amber Valley

Nearby

www.derby.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/walking/derby-walks/

Category:Derby
Navigate the Website>>> Allestree Circular Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromWoodlands Road, Allestree
Overview

'Parkland, woodland, river valley and pastureland using footpaths and minor roads.'

Description from

Derby City Council

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/greenways/archaeologi...

Category:Bolsover
Navigate the Website>>> Arch Way [PDF]
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromSouth Shirebrook
Overview

'The Archaeological Way programme is aiming to develop an 11 mile (18.5km) multi-user trail between Pleasley Pit Country Park and Creswell Crags, to provide a key missing section of the Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire trails network. Phase 1, from South Shirebrook to Poulter Country Park, was opened to the public in spring 2015.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

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www.bamfordvillage.co.uk/touchstone-trail

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromBamford High Peak
Overview

'The Touchstones illustrate Air, Water, Earth and Fire. The stones are situated on a five-mile walk around the edges of the village. A central Touchstone combines all four elements. A celtic symbol is present on all the touchstones to signify the millennium.'

Description from

Bamford Derbyshire

Nearby

www.walkingenglishman.com/ldp/bellwalkmajor.html

Distance (miles)36
Starting fromDronfield
Overview

'Links together those churches in the Dronfield area which have bells. In particular, the towers at Dronfield, Old Whittington, Norton, Dore, and Hathersage.'

Walks described here by

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/walking-and-riding.aspx

Category:Amber Valley
Navigate the Website>>> Belper - Blackbrook
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromBelper
Overview

'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.'

Nearby

www.bolsovercivicsociety.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/BOLSOVER-To...

Category:Bolsover
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromCastle Gates, Bolsover
Overview

Our new Bolsover Interactive Trail is available for anybody to follow, and you can download the free mp3 files for your mp3 player. We would highly recommend downloading the mp3 files and visiting Bolsover to experience the sights and sounds of the Trail first hand.'

Description from

Bolsover Civic Society

Nearby

www.derbyramblers.org.uk/images/derby/bonnie/bonnie.pdf

Navigate the Website>>> Download the Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromAshbourne
Overview

'A waymarked route from Ashbourne to Derby to celebrate the 60th anniversary (1995) of the formation of the Ramblers' Association. This route follows the general direction of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's march from Ashbourne to Derby in 1745, two hundred and fifty years ago.'

www.chesterfield.gov.uk/explore-chesterfield/chesterfield-art-trail.as...

Category:Chesterfield
Starting fromChesterfield Borough Council
Overview

'Over 60 works of art have sprung up all round the Borough in the past few years. From Walton to Whittington and from Staveley to Spital over three dozen artists have used their vision to enhance the environment. And there's more to come ...'

Nearby

chesterfieldramblers.com/chesterfieldroundwalk/

Distance (miles)34
Starting fromBarlow
Overview

'Explores the varied countryside just beyond the suburban fringes of Chesterfield.'

See also

Chesterfield Round Walk [OpenStreetMap]

wherepathsmeet.wordpress.com/2012/09/03/walk-6-crich-and-heage/

Distance (miles)13
Starting fromSouth Wingfield
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

Where the paths meet ...

See also

Crich Walk [Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District]

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/countryside-sites/waterways-...

Category:Amber Valley
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromCromford Wharf
Overview

'The construction of the Cromford Canal by William Jessop and Benjamin Outram, partners in the Butterley company, was completed in 1794. It is 14.5 miles long and joined Cromford with the Erewash Canal at Langley Mill ... The canal can be explored from the towpath between Cromford Wharf and Ambergate, a distance of just over five miles.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

www.chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk/off-the-water/walking-and-cycling/...

Category:Chesterfield
Navigate the Website>>> General Walking Information
Distance (miles)46
Starting fromHolbeck Way
Overview

'The Chesterfield Canal is ideal for walking along its entire length. The towpath is called The Cuckoo Way and is clearly signposted for all 46 miles from Chesterfield to West Stockwith.'

Description from

Chesterfield Canal Trust

Nearby

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Dane+Valley+Way

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)41
Starting fromBuxton
Overview

'Extends from the River Wye and Pavilion Gardens in Buxton to the confluence of the River Dane with the River Wheelock at Middlewich - a measured distance 40.6 miles. After the first 3 miles of climbing the rest of the route is generally downhill.' Note that Discover Cheshire no longer seem to provide access to a description of the full route via their Website.

Walks described here by
See also

A walker's guide to the Dane Valley Way : a walk from Buxton to Middlewich following the River Dane as closely as present paths allow (South and East Cheshire Area of the Ramblers' Association, 1999) [The Chronicle Series] | Dane Valley Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/local-access-forum/de...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'We set it up as a joint forum with Derby City Council following consultation with 304 organisations with related interests. It covers all of Derbyshire to the south and east of the Peak District National Park. The national park and the area of the county in the north west around Buxton and Glossop is covered by the Peak District Local Access Forum.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

www.derbycanal.org.uk/the-route-map/

Distance (miles)14
Starting fromSwarkestone
Overview

'The Derby & Sandiacre Canal ran from the river Trent at Swarkestone and climbed through 3 locks to the Trent & Mersey Canal and Swarkestone Junction on the Trent & Mersey canal thence to Sandiacre on the Erewash canal, with a line to Little Eaton where it met a plateway.'

www.derbynomads.co.uk/dnway.html

Category:Erewash
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromDale Abbey
Overview

'Recreational Route circumnavigating the City of Derby. It has been created to celebrate 75 years of Derby Nomad Ramblers which was established in September 1935.'

Description from

Derby Nomad Ramblers

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/access-for-all/access...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Access Derbyshire is an initiative aimed at improving countryside access for all people. Our 300km of greenways are predominantly accessible for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and anyone who wants easy access to the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

www.derbyramblers.org.uk/articles/walking-routes/72-the-derbyshire-gri...

Category:Derby
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Booklet [PDF]
Distance (miles)56
Starting fromDerby Cathedral
Overview

'Conceived by members of the Derbyshire Area Rambler's Association in 1970. The route starts at Derby Cathedral and ends in Edale. Much of the way follows the eastern Gritstone edges. A booklet was published by Thornhill Press ... Unfortunately this booklet is now out of print ... The booklet is available to download ... Please note that the booklet was published some 20 years ago.'

Nearby

www.derbysheritagewalks.com

Starting fromCromford
Overview

'Based in the heart of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, Derbyshire Heritage Walks offers guided walks for small groups around Derbyshire and the Peak District. With over 25 years experience of leading guided walks around many of the key sites in the World Heritage Site, and over 30 years experience of walking the Peak District, Derbyshire Heritage Walks are experts in the history and heritage of the area.'

Description from

Adrian Brown

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/rights-of-way/rights-...

Category:Derbyshire
Navigate the Website>>> Derbyshire Mapping Portal
Overview

'What's over 3,000 miles long but countywide and free to use? The answer is Derbyshire's Rights of Way Network, made up of rights of way, bridleways and byways ... To view rights of way in Derbyshire please visit the Derbyshire Maps website. Please note that the rights of way information is not viewable at a scale larger than 1:10,000.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

www.alltrails.com/trail/england/derbyshire/derwent-edge-walk

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromFairholmes Visitor Centre, Upper Derwent
Overview

'What makes Derwent Edge particularly special for me are the rocky tors that are sprinkled along the route. These weathered gritstone outcrops form all manner of wonderful shapes, with equally colourful names - Salt Cellar, Cakes of Bread and Wheelstones. It is difficult and even unfair to select favourites, but the walk along Derwent Edge is truly wonderful. It's a good long walk and high enough that you can feel the air and space around you ...'

Description from

AllTrails

Nearby

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/derwent-valley-heritage-way-long-d...

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromLadybower Reservoir
Overview

'Stretching from Ladybower Reservoir in the north to Shardlow in the south, the walk through the valley offers varied scenery and a way-marked route. Passing through the Peak District National Park via Chatsworth Park and the breath taking scenery around the Derbyshire dales and Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the riverside path continues to Journey's End where the Derwent flows into the River Trent.'

See also

National Heritage Corridor [Derwent Valley Trust]

Nearby

www.snapthepeaks.co.uk/Walks/Dovedale_Circular/dovedale_circular.htm

Distance (miles)7
Starting fromDovedale Car Park, near Thorpe
Overview

'Photo guide to walking in the Peak District, illustrated with maps and photographs.'

Description from

Snap the Peaks

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/walking-cycling-an...

Category:Bolsover
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromShirebrook
Overview

'Runs across north Nottinghamshire, to the Derbyshire and Lincolnshire borders, through the former ducal estates of Clumber, Welbeck and Thoresby which were established using profits made from the region’s industrialisation. The area, between Worksop and Mansfield is still known as "The Dukeries"; follow the waymarking along the trail to link sites of historic and industrial interest, and Sherwood Forest itself.' This is a multi-user route, described in nine PDFs by Nottinghamshire County Council.

Nearby

www.ecclesbourneway.org.uk

Category:Amber Valley
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromDuffield
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.'

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/walking/walks-and-tra...

Category:Bolsover
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromGrassmoor Country Park
Overview

'The Five Pits Trail you see today is a changed landscape from the industrial days of colleries and railways. We now have growing woodlands, lakes, meadows and ponds.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

See also

Pleasley and the Five Pits Trail [Nottinghamshire County Council]

Nearby

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/walking-and-riding.aspx

Category:Amber Valley
Navigate the Website>>> Florence Nightingale Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromWhatstandwell
Overview

'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.'

Nearby

www.ldwa.org.uk/SouthManchester/M/604/goytvalley-challenge.html

Category:High Peak
Navigate the Website>>> Route Maps
Distance (miles)25
Starting fromBurbage Institute, Buxton
Overview

A new challenge event: 'There will be two routes of 24.5 and 13 miles, to be completed in 10 hours from the Burbage Institute, Buxton (SK044729).' Held Early October.

Description from

LDWA - South Manchester

Walks described here by
Nearby

www.hadfieldandpadfieldheritagetrail.btck.co.uk

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromHadfield Hall, Hadfield
Overview

'Officially opened in 2012 following a project by a group of residents to celebrate the area's rich heritage. The trail, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and other local contributions, provides an opportunity for everyone who lives in or visits the area to enjoy its historical and environmental diversity ... You can follow one of four colour-coded trails, and along each you'll find a number of information boards that describe the characteristics of the area you're in.'

Description from

Hadfield & Padfield Heritage Trail Group

Nearby

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Peak_Trail

Distance (miles)17
Starting fromHigh Peak Junction, Cromford
Overview

'Trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders in the Peak District. Running from Dowlow, near Buxton, to High Peak Junction, Cromford, it follows the trackbed of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway.'

Walks described here by

www.highpeak.co.uk

Category:High Peak
Navigate the Website>>> Places of Interest >>> Walks
Overview

'The PLACES OF INTEREST section is an extensive guide to any visitor wishing to explore what our wonderful area has to offer. You'll find superb walks, printable maps, guides and information about our gorgeous area.' Details of about two dozen Walks.

Description from

Upland Solutions Ltd

Nearby

www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/village-trails

Navigate the Website>>> Jane Eyre Hathersage Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromHathersage
Overview

'This circular film and literature walk takes you to the places visited by Charlotte Bronte that appear in Jane Eyre. You can also recreate the famous scene from Pride & Prejudice "on location" above Stanage Edge and visit the grave of Robin Hood’s sidekick Little John. Explore a Romano-British village, Norman fort, historic church and breathtaking moors on the way.'

Description from

Village Trails [Peak District National Park]

www.peakhorsepower.co.uk

Category:High Peak
Navigate the Website>>> Kinder Loop
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromLadybower Reservoir
Overview

'Encircles Kinder Scout and will provide an iconic new long-distance and challenging riding route in the centre of the country. It draws on existing bridleways, the Pennine Bridleway and the Trans-Pennine Trail to establish a 55 mile circular route through dramatic scenery.'

Description from

Peak Horsepower

Nearby

www.near-chesterfield-derbyshire.com/linacre-reservoir-walk.html

Distance (miles)3
Starting fromLinacre Reservoirs
Overview

'Join us on the Linacre Reservoir Audio Trail as we circumnavigate the three small reservoirs, passing through an attractive mixture of deciduous and coniferous woodland.' ALERT Unfortunately, the 'Hidden Gems' Website originally referenced here seems to have disappeared. So I have replaced the Link - and amended the Title.

www.erewash.gov.uk/media/files/Leisure%20and%20Culture/Leisure_downloa...

Category:Erewash
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromLong Eaton Town Hall
Overview

'To celebrate the final phase of the Long Eaton Townscape Heritage Initiative, the Council has produced a self-guided walk booklet so that residents and visitors can follow a route to see some of the town's historic buildings – including properties that have been repaired through the THI project.'

Description from

Erewash Borough Council

Nearby

mywalkietalkie.blogspot.com/2015/11/longshaw-limber-derbyshire-30-mile...

Distance (miles)30
Starting fromLongshaw Estate (NT)
Overview

'Longshaw Limber celebrates the Centenary of the National Trust. It takes in some of the best that the Peak District has to offer and yet it starts within 15 minutes of England’s fifth largest city, Sheffield ... This is my log of the Longshaw Limber challenge walk. As promised by the route description I found splendid scenery, haunting moorland, old halls, gritstone edges, a famous village and 4,200ft of ascent! The walk was designed by Paul Pugh.'

Description from

Richard Briggs

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsal_Trail

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromBakewell
Overview

'Cycle, horse riding and walking trail in the Derbyshire Peak District ... It starts at the Topley Pike junction (in Wye Dale, 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Buxton) and runs to Coombs viaduct, 1 mile (1.6 km) south-east of Bakewell. It follows the valley of the River Wye and runs parallel to the A6.'

Walks described here by

www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/enjoy-the-moors/audio-trails

Category:Nature Trails
Starting fromEdale
Overview

'The MoorLIFE Project produced a series of downloadable audio guides for use as self-guided walking tours across some of the stunning areas which have benefited from conservation works under the project. Each trail consists of a series of MP3 tracks, a route map showing the stopping points for each trail. Photos accompany each trail, and the tracks can be played on a pc or laptop, offering a virtual tour to these moorlands, their history and the work we have carried out under the MoorLIFE project.'

Nearby

www.stevelewis.me.uk/page6.php

Distance (miles)2
Starting fromNew Mills Heritage Centre
Overview

'New Mills has an extensive conservation area which has contributed to preserving and enhancing the architectural heritage and character of the town's public buildings, shops, and houses.'

Description from

Steve Lewis

Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/walking/walks-and-tra...

Category:Erewash
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromLong Eaton
Overview

'A 10 mile traffic free path between Long Eaton, Shipley Country Park and Heanor.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

Nearby

www.friendsofthepeak.org.uk/boundary-walk/

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)190
Starting fromBuxton Town Hall
Overview

'Stretching from the moorland tops of the South Pennines to the gentle limestone scenery of the Derbyshire Dales, the route embraces the urban edges of Sheffield and Oldham, as well as Staffordshire's rugged moorland and the undulating slopes of Cheshire. Follow the route along existing footpaths, tracks, quiet lanes, former railway lines and a canal towpath. Enjoy some quiet and little known corners of the national park. Walk it in day stages or tackle it all in one go ...' Launched in June 2017.

Nearby

transitionchesterfield.org/car-free-walks-2/

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Transition Chesterfield have produced a series of 6 leaflets of car-free walks in the Peak District for people who don't have cars or who want to leave them at home. These have been funded by the Peak District National Park Authority's Sustainable Development Fund, and are supported by Peak Connections ... Please note that some bus times have radically changed since these were first published, so check them before setting out. You can do this by by route number at: http://www.derbysbus.info/times/'

Description from

Transition Chesterfield

www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/looking-after/local-access-forum

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'An independent group that meets regularly to review and advise the National Park Authority and Derbyshire County Council on improvements to public access to the countryside of the Peak District.'

Description from

Peak District National Park

www.walkingenglishman.com/peakdistrict14.html

Distance (miles)27
Starting fromBiggin
Overview

'This fabulous and challenging walk is the distance of a marathon but it would be a travesty to run it like an athlete; much better to stroll and take in all the beauty on offer.'

Description from

Adam Gallimore

Walks described here by

www.peakwalking.co.uk/walks.htm

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'The Peak District has walking for everyone, ranging from strolls along gentle limestone dales with their crystal clear rivers to airy walks along the unique gritstone 'edges' with their wonderful views. At the northern end, expeditions onto forbidding high heather moorland are possible. It's a great place to be, whatever the weather! With the Peakwalking site, I aim to inspire you to pull on your boots, get walking and explore this wonderful little bit of England.' ALERT Site apparently not updated since February 2012.

Description from

Neil Tonks

www.nationaltrail.co.uk/pennine-bridleway

Distance (miles)205
Starting fromMiddleton Top Countryside Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth
Overview

'Adventure for walkers, horse riders & mountain bikers.  Explore the hills & valleys of the Pennines following old packhorse routes, drovers roads & newly created bridleways.'

Walks described here by

www.nationaltrail.co.uk/PennineWay/

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)268
Starting fromEdale
Overview

'268 miles of chasing the Pennine Mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England, from the Peak District through the Yorkshire Dales and over Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviots. Amongst the finest upland walking in England.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/greenways/phoenix-gre...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'The Phoenix Greenways link the Five Pits, Silverhill and Pleasley-Teversal Trails. You can enjoy these easy-access off-road routes and quiet lanes to visit countryside and local attractions. Many of these trails and country parks were old pits and railways and like the Phoenix rising from the ashes, nature is once again flourishing with our care.'

Description from

Derbyshire County Council

buxtoncivicassociation.org.uk/woodlands/

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromBuxton
Overview

'Walk round Buxton passing through many of the woodlands which surround the town. This guide also describes links to the walk from the town centre and from Poole's Cavern Visitor Centre; using these links, the route can be completed as three shorter circular walks, each of about 3-4 miles/5-6km.'

Description from

John and Gil Boardman | Buxton Civic Association

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