Sunday 26 September - 2 walks

Draycott, Ockbrook and Hopwell


Length & Grading: 7 miles, moderate.


Join Erewash Ramblers on a 7.5 mile walk over pleasant undulating countryside with fine views through Ockbrook and towards Risley. Bring a packed lunch as we will stop for a half hour lunch. (12 stiles). Children welcome but please be aware of the distance and terrain of this walk. To book your place on this walk telephone 01332 873849.


Starting Point: Car park behind Draycott Fish & Chip Shop, Derby Road, Draycott DE72 3NJ. Grid Ref: SK 442 333.


Start Time: 10:30am. Finish 3:00pm.


Booking: To book your place on this walk telephone 01332 873849.


Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed
Children Welcome
Take a Packed Lunch

In the Footsteps of the Pentrich Rebels of 1817 (Heage and Lower Hartshay)


Length & Grading: 6 miles, moderate.


The walk follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817 and visits historical sites from the time, Heage Windmill, Morley Park Ironworks and Cromford Canal, with view across the Amber Valley. The route crosses fields, follows the old canal and is along roads through Heage itself. The path descends quite steeply between Heage and Sawmills. (10-15 stiles). Parking on the road in Lower Hartshay. (NOT in the small pub car park).


Starting Point: The George Inn, 56 Main Road, Lower Hartshay, Ripley DE5 3RP. Grid Ref: SK 380 515.


Start Time: 10am. Finish: 1pm.


Booking: View the book onto a walk page.


Free Parking
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed