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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 Saturdays and Sundays)! In really adverse weather conditions, check with the walk leader or the programme secretary before setting off. Where a post code is given, this is often, in rural locations, the nearest we could find - map references are a better guide to the start location!



Sunday January 6th.  10.00am.  8 miles.

Erewash Canal, Bramcote, Stoney Cloud. Meet at Sandiacre Library SK478367, NG10 5FJ.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Thursday January 10th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Ruddington & Bunny. Meet at Rushclife Country Park SK575321, NG11 6JS.

Leader Robert Mee.


Saturday January 12th. 10.30am. 5 miles.

East Midland Parkway. Meet at Warren Lane - SK480299.

Leader Christine Johnstone.


Monday January 14th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Attenborough Nature Reserve. Meet at main car park (P&D) SK512340, NG9 6DY.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


Wednesday January 16th. 10.30am. 4 miles.

Spondon Area.  Meet at St Hugh’s Church, Borrowash DE72 3HB.

Leader Ann Creen.


SOCIAL WEDNESDAY January 16th. 7.30pm  

“Derbyshire Mountain Rescue.” A talk given by Paul Barlow.

West Hallam Village Hall.


AREA WALK Saturday January 19th. 10.00am. 4 – 5 miles.

Meet at The Strutt Centre, Belper DE56 1UU.

Followed at 2.00pm by Derbyshire Area AGM, hosted by Amber Valley.


Sunday January 20th. 10.00am. 7½ miles.

Stanley. Meet at Stanley recreation ground SK420407, DE7 6FF.

Leader Tony Beardsley.


Thursday January 24th. 10.30am. 7 miles.

Heage, Upper Hartshay, Ridgeway. Meet at canal bridge, Main Road, Lower Hartshay SK385513, DE5 3RP.

Leaders Jacqui & Royce Drew.


Saturday January 26th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Moorgreen Woods & Reservoir. Meet at Colliers Wood CP SK481480, NG16 2FF.

Leader Alan Brown.


Monday January 28th. 10.30am. 7½ miles.

Over The Rainbow - Strelley, Cossall, Nottingham canal nature reserve. Meet at Strelley Hall NG8 6PE.

Leader Stefan Majer.


Wednesday January 30th. 10.30am.  3½ miles.

Ilkeston/Trowell. Meet at Gallows Inn Rugby Field car park SK476406.

Leader Joyce Mold.


Sunday February 3rd. 10.00am. 7 – 8 miles. (Steep ascents)

Darley Dale. Meet at Darley Bridge CP SK269623 start.

Leader Robert Mee.


Thursday February 7th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Langley Mill. Meet at Plumptre Road, roadside parking. SK448480, NG16 4EY.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.  


Saturday February 9th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Hazelwood/Firestone. (Undulating moderate walk) Meet at layby, Hazelwood. SK335465, DE56 4AF.

Leader David Bricknell.


Monday February 11th. 10.30am. 7.2 miles. (Several steep climbs)

Belper, Kilburn & Holbrook. Meet at The Coppice CP, Belper SK350474, DE56 1FZ.

Leaders Pauline Lawson & Stevie Watkin.


Wednesday February 13th. 10.30am. 3½ miles.

Shipley Park. Meet at Mapperley Reservoir car park SK435436.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday February 17th. 10.00am. 8½ miles.

Breedon On The Hill. Meet at Priory Garden Centre SK403230, DE73 8AT.

Leaders Brian & Yvonne Ashby.


SOCIAL WEDNESDAY February 20th.  7.30pm.

“Pentrich Revolution”. A Talk given by Michael Parkin.

West Hallam Village Hall.


Thursday February 21st. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Moorgreen, Newthorpe, Kimberley. Meet at Greasley Church layby SK489473 NG16 2AB.

Leader Alan Brown.


Saturday February 23rd. 10.30am. 4 - 5 miles.

‘Somewhere near Morley’. Meet at layby on A608, near Morley Hayes SK397422, DE7 6DG.

Leader Sara Ashmead


Monday February 25th. 10.30am. 6½ miles.

Alfreton Area. Meet at Alfreton Park, Highfield Plantation, Wingfield Road. Alfreton (free CP) SK39985542, DE55 7AL.

Leader Trevor Bamford.


Wednesday February 27th. 10.30am. 3½ miles.

Elvaston Park. Meet at the main car park (P&D) SK411331.

Leader Alan Brown.


Sunday March 3rd. 10.00am. 7½ miles.

Monsal Dale (Ashford, Monsal Dale, Deep Dale, Sheldon). Meet at Ashford in the Water  SK194697, DE45 1QF.

Leader Stefan Majer.


Thursday March 7th. 10.30am. Approx 5 miles.

Melbourne to Stanton. Meet at Market Place/Church Street junction. SK386252, DE73 8DS.

Leader Brian Bennett.


Saturday March 9th. 10.30am. 6 miles.

Allestree/Duffield. Meet at Woodland Road CP, Allestree SK340401, DE22 2HH.

Leader David Bricknall.


Monday March 11th. 10.30am. 7½ miles.

Coton Circular. Meet at small free CP (side streets if full) SK245148, DE12 8EP. Refreshments at the Queens Head.

Leader Gordon Thompsell

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.)

Erewash Canal and Sandiacre Church

Strelley Hall

We all hope we’ll never need them!

The execution of Jeremiah Brandreth after the Pentrich Revolution

The Midshires Way, near Morley

Melbourne Market Place
(a few years ago)