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Erewash Ramblers

Walk Programme

The following list shows our current programme of walks. Our programmes are planned six months at a time. There is always a possibility that changes will happen - these will be updated on the website, and emails will be sent to members.

Before coming on one of our walks, please make sure that you have suitable clothing, and that you have food and drink.

We do not arrange car-sharing, but regular walkers often sort this out themselves. Well-behaved dogs are allowed on our walks, but please accept that they will have to be kept on a lead in many places.

Distances are given for the longer walks, and we do our best to get the distance right! All short walks are 3 to 4 miles long. There is a charge for social events (but not for walks!)

Please check the walk times - they do vary (especially on Sundays)! In really adverse weather conditions, check with the walk leader or the programme secretary before setting off.



Wednesday 4 October. 10.30am. Short walk.

Mapperley. Meet at Newdigate Arms Pub, West Hallam. SK445423.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Thursday 5 October. 10.30am 6½ miles.

Ticknall & Milton. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall. SK352242, DE73 7JX.

Leader Brian Bennett.


October 6th – 9th. Weekend away to Belford, Northumbria.


Monday 9 October. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Shardlow Area. Meet at Shardlow Wharf car park. SK446305.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Wednesday 11 October. 10.30am. Short walk.

Draycott Area. Meet at car park behind fish bar, Draycott. SK442333.

Leader Brian Marshall.


Area Get Together Sunday 15 October. 10.00am. Choice of 6, 9, or 12 miles.

Meet at Rowsley Old Station car park. SK258658, DE4 2EL. All groups meet up for lunch break at Birchover reading rooms.


Wednesday 18 October. 10.30am. Short walk.

Dale Abbey Area. Meet Potato Pit Lane. SK443385.

Leader Brian Bennett.


AGM and Evening Social Wednesday 18 October. 7.30pm

AGM followed by  free buffet. Please try to attend this important event.

West Hallam Village Hall.


Thursday 19 October. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Beacon Hill Area. Meet at Outwoods car park. SK515160, LE11 3YG.

Leader Barry Wallace.


Saturday 21 October. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Mapperley. Meet at Newdigate Inn, West Hallam. SK443421, DE7 6HX.

Leader Sandie Jones.


Monday 23 October. 10.30am. 7 miles

Erewash Canal and Shipley Boat. Meet off Beauvale Drive, Cotmanhay. SK464440, DE7 8RR.

Leaders Pauline Watson and Stevie Watkins. (07887 361071 or 07797 125491)


Wednesday 25 October. 10.30am. Short walk.

Stanton Gate. Roadside parking. SK482392.

Leader Joyce Mold


Sunday 29 October. 10.00am (NB). 8 miles

Belper Area. Meet at Belper free c/park off Market Place. SK351474, DE56 1FZ.

Leader Joyce Mold. Distance 8 miles.


Thursday 2 November. 10.30am. 6 miles

Bradgate Park. Meet at Swithland Wood South Car Park (honesty box). SK537117, LE12 8TN.

Leader Steve Tunstall.


Saturday 4 November. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Ticknall and Hartshorne. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall. SK352242, DE73 7JX.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Monday 6 November. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Kelstedge & Spitewinter. Meet at Ashover Parish Hall. SK351632, S45 0AD.

Leaders Brian and Yvonne Ashby.


Wednesday 8 November. 10.30am. Short walk.

Allestree Park. Meet Woodlands car park. SK340403.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday 12 November. 10.00am. 8 miles.

Hartington, Pilsbury, and the Upper Dove. Meet village centre SK127603.

Leaders Jacqui & Royce Drew. (07592 263284)


Evening Social Wednesday 15 November. 7.30pm.

Derby’s White Chapel” - presentation by Jane Whitaker.

West Hallam Village Hall.


Thursday 16 November. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Cromford, Bow Wood, Black Rocks. Meet at Cromford Meadows car park, P&D. 2 steep climbs. SK300571, DE4 3RQ (nearest).

Leader Alan Brown.


Saturday 18 November. 10.30am. 5½ miles.

Ockbrook/Dale Abbey circular. Meet at Queens Head, Ockbrook. SK421357, DE72 3RA.

Leader Christine Johnstone.


Monday 20 November. 10.30am. 7 miles.

High Peak Trail. Monyash & Flagg. Meet at Hurdlow car park. SK128659, SK17 9QJ (nearest).

Leader Marilyn Brown.


Wednesday 22 November. 10.30am. Short walk

Risley. Meet Risley Park Inn. SK458356.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Sunday 26 November. 10.00am, 8 miles

Smalley & Horsley Castle. Meet at Stainsby Hall Cricket Club, Off Dobholes Lane. SK404446, DE7 6EL (nearest).

Leader Robert Mee.


Thursday 30 November. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Lawrence’s ’Country of my Heart’. Meet at Greasley Church layby (B600). SK490472, NG16 2AB.

Leader Alan Brown.


Saturday 2 December. 10.30am. 5 miles.

Shipley Park. Meet at Visitors Centre car park (P&D). SK431454, DE75 7GX.

Leader Marilyn Brown.


Monday 4 December. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Battle of Bosworth Field. Meet at Sutton Cheney Wharf Bridge (P&D). SP410994, CV13 0AL.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


Wednesday 6 December. 10.30am. Short walk.

Shipley Park. Meet Heanor Gate entrance. SK431452.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday 10 December. 10.00am. 9 miles.

Riber/Matlock/Lumsdale/Cocking Tor. Meet at Scotland Nursery. SK339598, DE4 5GF.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.

For walks further in the future, please click here.

Past walks can be seen here.

(Where a walk has a hyperlink, this will take you to the Ramblers’ main website, and shows a map of the meeting location, and other details.)

Views of Beacon Hill

“Old John”, at Bradgate Park

The Erewash Canal at Shipley Gate

The Village Lock-up at Ticknall
(it’s still there)

Horsley Castle

Footbridge at Risley Park
(no promises that we will go this route though)