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News Archive (May 2014)

The Ramblers
Wednesday 21 May

23 of us, led by Rob, left King’s Tree in search of the source of Derbyshire’s core 66 mile river – the Derwent
A low budget expedition on a warm and sunny Bleaklow.

and more photos from John ….


The Ramblers
Sunday 11 May

Many thanks to the 38 who accompanied Mel and Gavin on this year’s Round Walk – and all those who helped. A showery, blustery day – but thankfully the rain stayed away during the afternoon.
The route near Holymoorside

The route near Holymoorside

The Ramblers
Tuesday 13 May

A walk across Eastmoor

A walk across a damp Eastmoor

A good walk from Chesterfield to Chatsworth, via Hob Hurst’s House, for 22 today.
They promise the rest of the Walking Festival will have fine weather.

The Ramblers
Wednesday 14 May

What a difference a day makes. Great weather for 13 on the the Moss Valley walk today. An attractive but perhaps rather under-rated part of Derbyshire, flowing from Jordanthorpe on the edge of Sheffield to the Rother at Eckington.
A beautiful beer garden in Troway for packed lunches and liquid refreshment.

The Ramblers
Friday 16 May

The Wolfie Pond on the Five Pits Trail

The Wolfie Pond on the Five Pits Trail

Stainsby Mill on foot doesn’t mention walking from Chesterfield on the National Trust website – but it made a good route for the Festival’s 49th walk.
11 made the journey via the Five Pits Trail, Astwith, and Hardwick’s Millers Pond – returning from Heath by bus.

The Ramblers
Wednesday 7 May

Good ridge walking today as Val led 16 on a high level walk from Hope to Edale Stations, via Lose Hill, Hollins Cross, Mam Tor, Rushup Edge, and Chapel Gate.
We avoided any significant rainfall until we were hit by a cloudburst at Chapel Gate.

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