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Walking Group P

Programme for October to December 2017

Co-ordinator: Anne Fitzpatrick  tel: 0114 360989 / 07963558184

All walks start at 10a.m. unless marked to the contrary.

Date

Meeting point

Leader

Route

Mileage

Grade

Relevant Information

Wed

4th Oct

 

 

No planned walk as group holiday in Patterdale

 

Thursday

12th Oct

Langsett Barn

GR: 210005

 

 

Ron T

 

 

Hordron Cat Clough,

Outer Edge, Bull Clough, North America

 

10 mls

 

 

 

Wed

18th Oct

 

Lay by below Rushup Edge

GR: 090824

 

Mollie

Linda

Four Halls of Chapel,

Ford Hall, Bowden Hall, Slack Hall & Bowden Hall

 

8 mls

 

2

 

Thursday

26th Oct

 

Meet at bridge at Alport

GR: 220646

 

Barbara

Mike

Walk up Lathkill Dale, back along Limestone Way and Bradford Dale.

 

 

10mls

 

 

 

 

Could be slippery if wet.

Wed

1st Nov

Hathersage Swimmimg Pool

GR: 232814

 

Wendy

Harper Lees, Padley Chapel, Longshaw , Grindleford Church, Back along river

 

9mls

 

2

 

Lovely walk for Autumn colour. Many opportunities to change walk if weather is bad

Thursday

9th Nov

Kings Tree

GR: 167938

 

Bill

Derwent Valley,

Outer Edge, Margery Hill

 

 

 

9 mls

 

3

1 climb

1 descent

Wed

15th Nov

Park Café, Rivelin Valley

GR: 325888

   Chris

Janice   

Loxley & Rivelin Valleys.

 

 

10 mls

 

 

2+

 

Uphill from Loxley to Stannington. Then down to Rivelin

Thurs

23rd Nov

Free car park just before Fairholmes

GR: 174889

Kath

Grindle Barn ( shelter),

Derwent Edge, Lost Lad, Reservoir East track.

 

 

9.5 mls

 

 

 

     3

 

Probably easier end of grade 3 as most paths good. Several options for cot-off if needed.

Wed

29th Nov

 

To be arranged

 

 

 

 

 

Judith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thurs

7th Dec

Elsecar Heritage Centre

GR: 3879959

 

Ron Crofts

Hoober Stand, Upper Haugh, Mill Dam, Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

2

Free Car parking & toilets,

Walk could be extended to 10.5 by going up to Keppels Column.

Uphill to start, some muddy fields,

Nice coffee shop in Wentworth Garden Centre

Wed

13th Dec

Ladybower Inn Car Park

 

Anne

Christmas Lunch served at 1.30 pm

Details to follow

 

 4/5mls

 

 

2

 

 

We are allowed to park in the car park as going back there for lunch

Thurs

21st Dec

Lay by on A57

GR: 216875

 

Angela

Whinstone Lee, Grindle Clough, Derwent Dam, Lockerbrook, Crookhill, Ashopton

 

 

9.5

 

 

3

 

Thurs

28th Dec

Please note a change of day

Crescent at entrance to Whirlow Park

GR: 312826

 

Anne

Whirlow to Forge Dam & back.

Afterwards mulled wine and mince pies at Anne’s

 

 

5 mls (ish)

 

 

2

Easy going paths, but could be muddy in wet weather.

 

Grade Criteria: for guidance only as weather conditions can have a major influence

GRADE 1

Good paths, Slight ascent / descent

GRADE 2

Unsurfaced paths, moderate ascent / descent, few stiles

GRADE 3

Moderate ascent / descent, rough terrain, open country, several stiles

GRADE 4

Steep ascent/ descent, rough terrain,

 

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