Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, April 1, 2017

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

Sheffield Wanderers, SUN 2 APRIL. Goyt Valley. A 10 mile walk in this beautiful part of the Staffordshire Moorlands. See http://www.sheffieldwanderers.forumotion.co.uk or call 07950962027 for more details. MON 3 APRIL - Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk on Houndkirk Road. An easy 4 mile walk at sunset with fantastic views all round. No advance booking necessary, just meet in the pub at 6pm to register and for tea/coffee. Hot buffet after the walk. £8 charge payable to the pub. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php for details of the Ringinglow Walking Festival taking place over the May Day Bank Holiday period.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, FRI 31 MARCH. Walk, Talk & Eat. A lovely Friday walk from Low Bradfield of approx 5 or 5 miles followed by lunch at The Plough - Two meals for a fiver! Please note, booking for lunch with Tony & Steph Swaby is essential. Starting point: The Plough, New Road, Low Bradfield, Sheffield. Grid reference: SK266915. Nearest postcode: S6 6HW. Start time: 10:30. (Estimated finish time: 12:00). Easy 4.5 miles / 7.2 km. Contact details: Steph and Tony Swaby. Telephone: 07880611925 or 07486365050. Additional notes. This is a circular walk. SUN 2 APRIL. Went Valley. Starting point: Shoulder of Mutton pub, Kirk Smeaton. Grid reference: SE519167. Nearest postcode: WF8 3JY. Start time: 10:00. (Estimated finish time: 13:00). Easy 5.5 miles / 8.9 km. From beautiful Kirk Smeaton along the River Went Valley to Brookadale Nature Reserve. Contact details: Ruth Law. Telephone: 07792550497. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

HF Sheffield Walking Group, SAT 1 APRIL. Meet 9.40 Dore Rd, near junction with Abbeydale Rd. South . Circular Walk. Blackamoor Totley Moor. 8-9 miles.

The Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: welcomes hillwalkers interested in extending their range. Club cottages in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets across Britain and overseas. Next meets are Spain’s El Chorro, Lake District (Duddon valley) and NW Scotland. Try yrc.org.uk, facebook/yrcuk, Helen via membership@yrc.org.uk or Michael 07814010165.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 1 APRIL. Interchange X17 bus (9.40) to Chesterfield coach station (10.25) then 96 bus (10.40) to Tibshelf. Linear walk via Five Pits Trail finish Grassmoor Country Park - 7 1/2 miles. PLUS - Interchange 74 bus (8.50) to the Robin Hood PH, Aughton Main Street (9.35) - (SK 454 866)(On street parking on Main St). Round walk via Aughton, Ulley Reservoir, Wickersley and Morthen - 10 miles. THURS 6 APRIL. High Street 76 bus (10.19) to Fox Lane, Bradway (10.50). Linear walk via Beauchief Drive, Twentywell Lane, Whirlow, Forge Dam finish Hunters Bar - 7 miles.

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 2 APRIL. 9.20am, no272 bus to Brough, Great Hucklow, Little Hucklow, Bradwell, Brough. 8miles/mod. Ldr Dot Lamb.

Good Companions, SUN 2 APRIL. Car Ramble. Meet with cars 09:00 Howard Street. Walk. Starts 10:30 .The Fox Public House, Thorpe Willoughby, for Selby Horseshoe. 9 miles Leader: Elayne Smith. Note – An easy walk. Break of 1 1/2 hours for lunch and look around Selby including the Abbey. If desired, a drink in pub at the end. – Contact leader 4 days beforehand re cars. Phone 0114 4492264.

Halcyon Rambling Club, SUN 2 APRIL. 09:45. RAILS ROAD CP. SK 291 872. Rivelin Rough, Foxholes Lodge, Redcar Clough, Redmires Road, White Stones, Wyming Brook. (9.5 Miles Grade 3). (No Dogs). 07879 404108. WED 5 APRIL. 09:45. HATHERSAGE STATION. (approach road). SK 232 810. Scraperlow, Padley Gorge. (5.5 Miles Grade 2+). 01246 418933.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 2 APRIL. Hoyland Hill, Nether End, Gadding Moor. Walk meet: Village Green, Church Street, Cawthorne. SE 287 079, 10:00am. Walk distance: 9.00 miles. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: John and Christine Grime. Tel: 01302 721672. Mob: 07963 002094.

RAILWAY WALK, SAT 1 APRIL. A linear walk from Gainsborough to Retford (11 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Train departs: Sheffield 08.44, Woodhouse 08.55, Worksop 09.15 to Gainsborough Lea Road. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 5 APRIL. Meet 10.27 No. 273 bus to Castleton (S.T.I. D2). Start Moscar Lodge and finish Low Bradfield, via Derwent Edge and Strines Edge. Ldr Trevor Hewitt. 01909 773437.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP, Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. TUES 4 APRIL - 9:51am Herdings Tram (Purple) to Leighton Road, SK379830. Walk starts 10:13. Lightwood, Troway, Bramley, Plumbley,Ridgeway, Birley Lane Tram Stop. 8 miles linear, intermediate. No dogs. WED 5 APRIL - 9:30am 218 to Baslow, SK258722. Walk starts 10:07. Baslow Nether End, Gorse Bank Farm, Curbar, Froggatt, Eyam, Stoney Middleton, Rowland, Bakewell 11 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

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.

Sheffield 40s Walking Group, (part of Ramblers) arranges weekly Saturday and Sunday walks of between 5 and 15 miles, monthly socials and also weekend walking trips. Details of each walk, social and weekend at www.s40wg.org

Sheffield 20s and 30s Walking Group: (part of Ramblers) arranges walks of varying lengths every week on Saturday and Sunday. Open to all. The group isn’t just about walking - join them for regular socials, weekends away and lots of new friends. Visit www.sheffieldwalkinggroup.org.uk for more info.

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W/C Saturday, March 25, 2017

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 26 MARCH. Fred’s Circular Walk. Starting point: Meet Langsett Barn Car Park on the A616. Grid reference: SE211004. Nearest postcode: S36 4GY. Start time: 10:00. (Estimated finish time: 12:00). Easy 4 miles / 6.4 km. Taking in Upper Midhope and North America. Contact details: Margaret Woolfenden. Telephone: 07984865075. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. FRI 31 MARCH. Walk, Talk & Eat. Starting point: The Plough, New Road, Low Bradfield, Sheffield. Grid reference: SK266915. Nearest postcode: S6 6HW. Start time: 10:30. (Estimated finish time: 12:00). Easy 4.5 miles / 7.2 km. A lovely Friday walk from Low Bradfield of approx 5 or 5 miles followed by lunch at The Plough - Two meals for a fiver! Please note, booking for lunch with Tony & Steph Swaby is essential. Also note start time is 10.30am. Contact details: Steph and Tony Swaby. Telephone: 07880611925 or 07486365050. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP, Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. SUN 26 MARCH - 8:20am 272 to Foxhouse, SK267803. Walk starts 8:51. Barbrook, Bakewell 13 miles linear, moderate. TUES 28 MARCH - 9:30am 218 Bus to Bakewell, SK218685. Walk starts 10:20. Ball Cross, Russian Cottage, Bridge House, Chatsworth, Baslow 6 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. WED 29 MARCH - 9:36am Huddersfield train to Penistone Station (leader will meet train at Penistone), SE251033. Walk starts 10:20. Wellhouse, Gunthwaite Bridge & Mill, Cannon Hall Country Park, Cawthorn Camp, Guyder Bottom, Hoylandswaine, Penistone Station. 12 miles circular, moderate. THURS 30 MARCH - 9:40am 271 Bus to Fox House, SK267803. Walk starts 10:20. A walk around Longshaw and White Edge surveying paths. If time permits there may be chance for simple map route finding for those wishing to improve their map skills 5 miles circular, intermediate. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

The Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: welcomes hillwalkers interested in extending their range. Club cottages in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets across Britain and overseas. Next meets are Spain’s El Chorro, Lake District (Duddon valley) and NW Scotland. Try yrc.org.uk, facebook/yrcuk, Helen via membership@yrc.org.uk or Michael 07814010165.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 25 MARCH. PLUS - Interchange 65 bus (9.25) to Fox House (9.55). Please note this walk may change without notice Round walk via Longshaw, Froggatt Edge, Curbar, River Derwent, Grindleford and Padley Gorge - 11 miles. AMBLE - Interchange X17 bus (9.40) to Matlock (11.04). Linear walk via Darley Dale finish Rowsley - 5 miles. THURS 30 MARCH. Interchange X17 bus (9.40) to Stone Edge (10.40). Linear walk via Holymoorside, Linacre Reservoirs finish Chesterfield Centre (part of Chesterfield Round Walk) 9 miles.

Halcyon Rambling, SUN 26 MARCH. 09:45. HATHERSAGE STATION (approach road)

SK 232 810. Ridgeway Side, Green’s House, Carhead Rocks (cut off), Over Owler Tor, Millstone Edge. (9 Miles Grade 2+) (Dogs on short fixed leads). 0114 2331 861 or 07753 324485.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 26 MARCH. Matlock, Tansley, Dethick, Lea, Holloway, Cromford. 10:00am. Walk meet: Matlock Main Car-park (fee). SK 296 602. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Bob Littledyke. Tel: 01709 371 355/Mob: 07780 461 919. Walk distance: 11.00 miles.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk, SAT 25 MARCH, at Reddicar Hollow. A four mile trek across local moorland taking in Reddicar Hollow, Redmires conduit and Wyming Brook Drive. Meet in the pub at 9.30 to register and for tea/coffee. Lunch provided. £10 charge payable to the pub. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php for more information including details of the Ringinglow Walking Festival over the May Day Bank Holiday.

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 29 MARCH. Meet 09.45 tram to Middlewood (Castle Square) and then link bus to Bitholmes Lane. Start Bitholmes Lane and finish Deepcar via Stocksbridge. Ldr Noel Clarke. 01909 773437.

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.

Sheffield 40s Walking Group, (part of Ramblers) arranges weekly Saturday and Sunday walks of between 5 and 15 miles, monthly socials and also weekend walking trips. Details of each walk, social and weekend at www.s40wg.org

Sheffield 20s and 30s Walking Group: (part of Ramblers) arranges walks of varying lengths every week on Saturday and Sunday. Open to all. The group isn’t just about walking - join them for regular socials, weekends away and lots of new friends. Visit www.sheffieldwalkinggroup.org.uk for more info.

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W/C Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 19 MARCH. Sheffield City & Waterways Walk. Starting point: Meet Victoria Quays canal basin, Sheffield. I advise parking in the Victoria Quays multi-storey car park - £3 all day - accessed from the A61 Derek Dooley Way. Follow signs for Victoria Quays, North Quay. Please note the car park charge is cash only on exit so bring some change. Grid reference: SK361878. Nearest postcode: S4 7SW. Start time: 10:00. (Estimated finish time: 13:30). Easy 6.5 miles / 10.5 km. On this walk we explore the city of Sheffield. It’s sights are many and varied from post-industrial landscapes through to modern architecture. We will visit sections of the upper and lower River Don and the Tinsley canal. Taking in the Winter Gardens and the Millennium Gallery for our lunch stop where we will have chance to explore the exhibits for a while before we head back to Victoria Quays. Please see additional information re dogs on this walk. Contact details: Chris Greig/Alison Glossop/Telephone: 07927478609. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. Please note - As this walk incorporates a lot of urban walking around the city, dogs may be better left at home this time.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. WED 22 MARCH. 9:40am X17 bus to Walton Lodge Farm, SK352683. Walk starts 10:40. Holymoorside, Old Brampton, Linacre Reservoirs, Newgate, Barlow Lakes, Holmesfield, Totley. 10.5 miles linear, intermediate. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 19 MARCH. High and exposed moorland “Archaeological Walk”. Walk meet: Curbar Gap Car-park (N.T.fee). SK 263 747. 10:00am. Curbar Edge, Froggatt Edge, Stoke Flat, White Edge. Walk distance: 9.25 miles. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Vince Boulter. Tel: 01709 528099. SUN 19 MARCH. Wath and Swinton Circular. Walk meet: Waterloo Kiln Car-park. SK 441 988. 10:00am. Walk distance: 6.00 miles, Grade of walk: Easy. Walk leader: Gordon Mc Vann. Tel: 01709 375381.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk: on Burbage Edge. A scenic, rocky four mile route which takes us across the top of Burbage and then back along the foot of the rocks. SAT 18 MARCH. Meet in the pub at 9.30 to register and for tea/coffee. Lunch provided. £10 charge payable to the pub. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php for more information including details of the Ringinglow Walking Festival over the May Day Bank Holiday.

YRC: The Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club welcomes hillwalkers with some experience and plenty of enthusiasm. Club cottages in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets across Britain and overseas. Next available are Scotland and Spain in March. Try yrc.org.uk, facebook/yrcuk, Helen via membership@yrc.org.uk or Michael 07814010165.

HF Sheffield Walking Group, SAT 18 MARCH. 9.40 Dore Road, near junction with Abbeydale Rd. South. Circular Walk. Ford. 8-9 miles. WED 22 MARCH. 10.30 Castle Sq. Five Weirs Walk. 5-7miles - Circular Walk.

Sheffield CHA Rambling Club, SAT 18 MARCH. Flat Street 43 bus (9.25) to Unstone Junior School (10.14). Linear walk via Ouzle Bank, Barlow Lakes, Holmesfield finish Gillfield Wood bus terminus Totley - 8 1/2 miles. PLUS - Car ramble. Meet Hulme End CP (10.00) - (SK 103 593). Round walk via Warslow, Ecton and Wetton Mill - 10 miles. THURS 23 MARCH. Arundel Gate/Charles Street 62 bus (9.50) to Low Bradfield (10.34). Linear walk via Dale Dike, Agden, High Bradfield finish Stacey Bank - 8 miles. http://www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Good Companions Rambling Club, SUN 19 MARCH. 09:33 65 bus to Tideswell, Tideswell Dale, Millers Dale, Monsal Head, Ashford, Bakewell. 8 miles. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 19 MARCH. 9.33am, No65 bus to Tideswell, Peak Forest, Castleton. 10miles/mod. Ldr Neil Gregory.

Halcyon Rambling Club, SUN 19 MARCH. 09:45. PEAK FOREST, (park on road to Old Dam). SK 114 794. Old Dam Lane, Tideswell Rake, Little Hucklow, Bradwell Moor, Limestone Way. (10 Miles Grade 2+). (Dogs on short fixed leads). 0114 2509223.

RAILWAY WALK, SAT 18 MARCH. A circular walk at Penistone (10 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Train departs: Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to Penistone. Text: 07908-450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 22 MARCH. Meet 09.30 No. 218 bus to Bakewell (S.T.I. D3). Start Baslow and finish Chatsworth House, via Rowsley and Bakewell . Ldr Peter Hazelton. 01909 773437.

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.

Sheffield 40s Walking Group, (part of Ramblers) arranges weekly Saturday and Sunday walks of between 5 and 15 miles, monthly socials and also weekend walking trips. Details of each walk, social and weekend at www.s40wg.org

Sheffield 20s and 30s Walking Group: (part of Ramblers) arranges walks of varying lengths every week on Saturday and Sunday. Open to all. The group isn’t just about walking - join them for regular socials, weekends away and lots of new friends. Visit www.sheffieldwalkinggroup.org.uk for more info.

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