Saturday 11 September - 2 walks

Autumn Footprints First Guided Walk


Length & Grading: 3 mile, easy.


Come to the first walk of this excellent Walking Festival with 30 walks in 16 days. The walks start at 10.30am outside the Visitor Centre. This 3 mile circular walk will travel include snippets of history and wildlife of the park. (1-5 stiles).


Starting Point: Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre, Slack Lane, Heanor DE75 7GX. Grid Ref: SK 431 452.


Start Time: 10:30am. Finish: 1pm.


Booking: View the book onto a walk page.


Parking Fee
Accessible by bus
Children Welcome
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed

In the Footsteps of the Pentrich Rebels of 1817 (Swanwick)


Length & Grading: 4.5 miles, moderate.


The walk follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817 and visits historical sites from the time. Swanwick was reputed to be a centre of Luddite activity. We will follow the route taken by the men from Swanwick and Alfreton as they marched towards Codnor. We will pass the old Swanwick Station, Brittain's Pit, and go over the Cromford Canal tunnel. (10-15 stiles). Street parking available on The Green and The Broadway close to St Andrew’s Church.


Starting Point: St Andrew’s Church, Derby Road, Swanwick DE55 1BL. Grid Ref: SK 403 532.


Start Time: 2pm. Finish: 4pm.


Booking: View the book onto a walk page.


Free Parking
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed