How to book
Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. We cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance. Telephone 01629 533991 unless stated otherwise.
Do you need further information?
Please download our Walking Festival programme for full details or contact us by using one of the following methods:


01246 570977

Online Form:
Please complete our Contact Form, submissions will be sent straight to our Autumn Footprints Walking Festival team.

Don't forget to reserve your place to guarantee your walk, or alternatively you can turn up for most walks if you prefer, and subject to space you will be able to join us. Booking is recommended.
A big thank you to all our Walk Leaders
This Walking Festival has been made possible by the involvement of many local groups and the dedicated individuals who lead and act as back up for the walks. Our thanks go to all of them, and to the organisations who have supported the Festival with funding or help in kind.

Amber Valley Walking for Health

Amber Valley Borough Council

Amber Valley Tourism

Breaston Parish Council

Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service – Shipley Country Park

Derbyshire County Council Rights of Way

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust


Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Museum

Groundwork Creswell, Ashfield & Mansfield

Heanor & District Local History Society

Heanor Walking for Health

Holbrook Parish Council

Horsley Woodhouse Walking for Health

Long Eaton Rambling Club

Nordic Walking (Midlands)

Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group

Peter Fox

Ramblers Association – Amber Valley Group

Ramblers Association – Erewash Group

Ripley and District Heritage Trust

Risley Conservation Group

Risley with Hopwell Parish Council

Sandiacre Strollers
01332 873614

Town and Country Nordic Walking

Photographs by kind permission of Anne Mellors, David Davison, Garth Newton, Sandra Davison, David Pinney, Derbyshire County Council, Amber Valley Borough Council and Groundwork Creswell, Ashfield & Mansfield.

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