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The Rambling Column will be published every Saturday, if you want your walk included please email angela.furniss@thestar.co.uk

Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles, Walks every month. New walkers welcome. Dtls Moya 07999845638.

Sheffield Red Rope, Socialist walking club. Fortnightly Sunday walks. Dtls (0114) 2686409.

Discovering Longshaw guided walks, every WED and SUN from Longshaw Visitor Centre at 11am, about 2 hours on a variety of routes. Drop in and they’re free.

Rotherham Rambling Club, WALK 1. SUN 1 FEB. Meadowhall, Kimberworth, Keppel’s Column, Scholes, Wentworth, Hood Hill, Meadowhall. Meet: Meadowhall Overspill Car-park. SK 394 914. 13 miles – start 10.00. Moderate. Leader: Garry Cox. Tel: 01709 542 328/Mob: 07711 520 487. WALK 2. SUN 1 FEB. Roystone Grange Trail. Points of interest: Neolithic chambered tombs, Romano-British Settlement, Monastery Grange and Industrial archaeology. Meet: Minninglow Car-park (High Peak Trail). SK 194 582. 6.5 miles – start 10.00. Easy. Leader: Vince Boulter. Tel: 01709 528 099.

Penistone Line Partnership Railway Walks, SAT 31 JAN, dep Sheffield 08.44 to Gainsborough Lea Road 8 miles. All are welcome. www.penline.co.uk. Text: 07908 450444.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 1 FEB. Chatsworth Circular. This circular walk around the Chatsworth estate takes you through Stand Wood and visits the lakes that feed both the Cascade and the Emperor Fountain. Returning via the delightful estate village of Edensor and later crossing parkland designed by Capability Brown. Start time: 10:00, (Estimated finish time: 14:30). Starting point Cartton Lees Car Park (Pay), Chatsworth Park, Bakewell off the B6012. Grid reference: SK257681. Nearest postcode: DE4 2NX. Moderate 8 miles/12.9km.

SUN 8 FEB. Ulley Country Park & Village Walk. Start time: 10am. (Estimated finish time: 2pm). Easy 7 miles / 11.3 km. Walking along Ulley Reservoir up to Ulley village, using some of the newly dedicated permissive pathsen route. Lunch stop at the Royal Oak Pub.

Starting point Ulley Country Park Visitors Centre Car Park, Pleasely Road, Rotherham. A618. Car park fee of 80p may apply. Grid reference: SK452875. Nearest postcode: S26 3XL. Start time: 10am. This is a circular walk. Suitability: Dog friendly.

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 4 FEB. 09.36 train to Huddersfield from Midland station. Start Brockholes for round walk. Ldr. (John Holding to join en route). Group details which are Ernest Batty T.2304911.

Halcyon Ramblers, www.halcyonrambling.co.uk. SUN 1 FEB, 9.45am start (SK218685), Bakewell meet outside Tourist Information Office for Dirlow Farm, Kirk Dale, Magshaw Mine, Over Haddon, Haddon Fields, Wigger Dale, Bakewell. Dogs on short fixed leads. 8.5miles. Tel 0114 2331861 or 07753324485.

Good Companions, SUN 1 FEB, 8.50, No272 bus to Hope Church, Win Hill, Jaggers Clough, Back Side Wood, Carr House Farm, Hope. 9miles. Ldr Anne Mazur.

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 1 FEB, 9.55, No265 bus to Worsbrough, Worsbrough Mill, Oxspring, Silkstone Common. 8miles/mod. Ldr Colin Brown.

Sheffield CHA, www.sheffield-cha.org.uk. THURS 5 FEB, Flat Street Stagecoach, 44 bus, 10.10 to Dronfield Railway Station, 10.53 round walk. Unstone, Ouzle Bank, Monk Wood, Cowley. 9-10miles. Leader will meet bus at Dronfield Station. Ldr John Harker. SAT 7 FEB. Interchange, 218 bus, 9.20 to Baslow, 9.52 linear walk, Chatsworth, Calton Pastures finish Bakewell. 7miles. Ldr Geoff Trickett. PLUS SEC. SAT 7 FEB. Interchange, 65 bus, 9.25 to Tideswell, 10.25 round walk Litton, Tansley Dale, Wardlow, Longstone Moor, Monsal Head, Cressbrook Dale, Litton Edge, Tideswell. 11.1/3miles. Ldr Glynis Judd.

HF Sheffield Group, hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk/tel 0114 2451640 or 01246 235673. WED 4 FEB, 9.20, No218 bus CBS. Chatsworth, 6-8miles. Ldr Celia. SAT 7 FEB (A) 9.40, bottom Dore Road nr junction with Abbeydale Road South, circ to be decided. Ldr Sandra. (B) 9.45, No272 bus, CBS, Fox House circ, 5-6miles. Ldr Celia.

The Ramblers Sheffield Group,

SAT 31 JAN - 9:55am Meet at 0945 outside WH Smith in Sheffield Travel Interchange, SK455811. Walk starts 10:30. We follow the migratory route of wintering birds along the River Rother from Killamarsh to Catcliffe, visiting six holiday resorts (I mean lakes) on the way. Bring binoculars, duck caller, 3 slices of bread, wear camouflage and be prepared for mud. 7 miles (5 hrs) linear, striders. No dogs.

TUES 3 FEB - 9:45am 272 bus to Fox House, SK267803. Walk starts 10:20. Fox House, Burbage, Millstone Edge, Longshaw. 7 miles circular, intermediate. WED 4 FEB - 9:30am 218 bus to Holme Lane (Bakewell) (leader will meet bus at Holme Lane), SK218690. Walk starts 10:20. Ashford-in-the-Water, Head tunnel, Monsal viaduct, Monsal head, Great Longstone, Rowland, Bakewell. 10 miles circular, intermediate.

(rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org)

Peak Walking Group, SUN 1 FEB. Linacre Reservoirs Round. Grade/Distance: Grade B/7 Miles. Start Point: Lowest Car Park at Linacre Reservoirs NGR SK 336727 OL24 White Peak. Route: Smallest Reservoir/Linacre Wood/Birley/Wigley/Old Brampton/Linacre. Contact for Information: 01246 853155.

Ringinglow Walks, THURS 5 FEB. Limb Valley (approx 4 miles). Meet at 9:30am in The Norfolk Arms “Walker’s Bar” for tea or coffee and a short introduction from our guide. We will set off at 10:00am sharp and expect to be back at The Norfolk Arms for lunch by 12:30pm. Only £10.00 per person, to include: tea or coffee before and after the walk a professionally guided 4 (approximate) mile walk, a meal from our “Light Lunch”, sandwich or jacket menu. There’s no need to book in advance, just join us on the day. Enquiries please phone 0114 2302197.

C.I.V. Ramblers, Friendly walking, adventure, social and cultural group, with over 4000 members nationally, offers easy and moderate walks in the Peak District. Plus other free events each month. Contact Philip at Sheffield IVC for details on 0777 987 6422.

Sheffield YHA, arranges regular Sunday walks and weekends and trips away staying at youth hostels, cottages, camping barns and campsites, meets Red Lion, Charles St, Mondays, from 8.30pm (2962773, 07867 977569, www.ozark.force9.co.uk/sheffyha).

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