New Mills & District Ramblers

Walking in the Peak District

Walks Programme as table

Here is a table of our walks.

DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Sunday, 18th February
9am at Torr Top Car Park, New Mills for optional car share
SK000854 / SK22 4BY
10am at Astbury Village Hall Car Park, Peel Lane, Nr Congleton.NB If going directly there please check with leader in case of late change.
SJ846615 / CW12 4RQ
From Astbury it is mainly field paths & tracks up to the summit of Mow Cop, with its views & then back via Little Moreton Hall.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Bruce Fairbanks
0161 449 9703
Wednesday, 21st February
9:30am at Coop Car park for car share to start.
SK002851 / SK22 4NH
9:45am at Park on Bogguard Road off Moor End Road. Any one going direct to the start to contact the leader in case there are any late changes.
SJ997881 / SK6 5NQ
From Top Mellor, Five Lane Ends, the walk rounds Broadhurst Edge to Black Lane, Mellor Cross, down The Banks to Richmond Farm, Roman Lakes and back up to Mellor, Mellor Church, and the Meadows to Shiloh Road and Lane Ends.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Colin Fox
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01616129167
07802 601 305
Sunday, 25th February
9am at Torr Top Car Park for optional car share
SK000854 / SK22 4BY
9:45am at Grindleford Railway station approach.NB If going directly there please check with leader in case of late change
SK250786 / S32 2HQ
From Grindleford station we follow the Derwent to Leadmill Bridge, ascend to Hazelford and then along the High Brook valley to Stoke Ford. After the valley we cross Eyam Moor and make our way to Eyam. On the return journey we follow the high level path to Stoney Middleton and then follow the Derwent via Froggart back to Grindleford11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Allan Minchin
01663 743983
Sunday, 4th March
9am at Torr Top Car Park, New Mills for optional car share
SK000854 / SK22 4BY
9:15am at Brabyns Park Car Park, Marple (Note there are several car parks near Brabyns - this is the one in the park)NB If going directly there please check with leader
SJ963894 / SK6 5DT
A low level walk over Cobden Edge, Matley Moor and Cown Edge from Brabyns Park, Marple10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Malcolm Dawson
0161 427 6172
Sunday, 11th March
9am at Torr Top Car Park, New Mills for optional car share
SK000854 / SK22 4BY
9:45am at The roadside layby near the Fairholmes Visitor Centre in the Upper Derwent Valley.NB If going directly there please check with leader in case of late change.
SK173889 / S33 0AQ
From the layby we head north on the east side of the Upper Derwent Reservoir before following the path up Howden Dean to 'Lost Lad' viewpoint. The path continues along Derwent Edge passing 'Cakes of Bread', 'Dovestone Tor', 'Salt Cellar', 'White Tor' and 'Wheel Stones' before descending to Ladybower Reservoir. We finish with a short walk along the reservoir and through the visitor centre to the layby. Overal rising from 230m above sea level to 538m asl.xxxxx11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Rob Lawley
07730 572760