20171029NorthChesterfieldWay

Sunday 29th October

NORTH CHESTERFIELD WAY

 

Start Point: Chesterfield Town Hall

Grid Ref: SK 3798 7120

Nearest Postcode: S40 1LP

 

Start Time: 10:15

Car Sharing: N/A

Distance: 9 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Contact: Pete on 07837 824135

(If you send a text, please include your name)

Walk Description

A way marked linear walk from the town hall in Chesterfield to the rail station in Dronfield passing through Holmebrook Valley Park, Cutthorpe, Barlow and Cowley. Along the way there will be points of interest such as an historic pinfold and the Coronation Tree.

 

There is a good bus and rail service back from Dronfield and if we are early, or late, there is the option of tea and cakes at the Forge.

 

Train Times

14:17, 15:17, 16:17

(journey time is 5 min)

 

Bus Times (from Cemetery Rd, opp fire station)

13:55, 14:55, 15:55

(journey time is 20 min to Elder Way)

Walks Difficulty

Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.

Moderate - walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.

Strenuous - walks for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rough country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness should contact the organiser or leader in advance.

Please note you should wear suitable footwear and clothing for the time of year. Take waterproofs, food and water and either additional clothing for winter walks / poor weather and sun cream and extra water for summer walks. The walk leader can refuse anyone who they do not feel is able or prepared for the walk.