Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, February 18, 2017

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

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.

YORKSHIRE RAMBLERS’ CLUB: Sociable mixed group welcomes hillwalkers and mountaineers. Own accommodation in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets: Feb. Cairngorms, Norway & Snowdonia; Mar. Andalucia; May. Torridon; Aug. Wyoming. Quite different from the Ramblers. More via yrc.org.uk, facebook/yrcuk, membership@yrc.org.uk or locally, Michael 07814010165.

RAILWAY WALK, SAT 18 FEB. A linear walk from Darnall to Waterthorpe tram stop (9 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Train departs: Meadowhall 09.33, Sheffield 09.44 to Darnall. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 22 FEB. Meet 09.46 No. 120 bus to Halfway (S.T.I. A5). Start Birley Spa Lane (2nd stop) and finish the Kiveton Park. Ldr Peter Winfield. 01909 773437.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 19 FEB. Five Wood Walk. Walking the Upper Moss Valley. Some steep climbs and stiles along the way. Can be muddy at this time of year. Starting point: Meet Public car park adjacent to the Bridge Inn pub, 3-5 Ford, Ridgeway, Sheffield. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE PUB CAR PARK. Grid reference: SK401804. Nearest postcode: S12 3YD. Start time: 10:00. Estimated finish time: 15:00. Moderate 9.5 miles / 15.3 km. Contact details: Lesley Haden/Telephone: 07940074295. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. FRI 24 FEB. Walk, Talk & Eat. A lovely Friday walk from Low Bradfield of approx 4 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.

Rotherham Metro Ramblers, SAT 18 FEB. Clayworth. Starting point: Clayworth (Junc. of Town St. & The Beck. Roadside p’king). Clayworth, Gringley, Drakeholes. Grid reference: SK732879. Nearest postcode: DN22 9AH. Start time: 10:00. Moderate 10 miles / 16.1 km. Contact details: Sue Cresswell. Telephone: 01909 568675. Walk leader: Sue Cresswell. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. WED 22 FEB. Stanton Moor. Starting point: Caudwell’s Mill, Rowsley Rd. Parking in Rowsley village. Grid reference: SK257657. Nearest postcode: DE4 2ED. Start time: 10:00. Moderate 7.5 miles / 12.1 km. Contact details: Telephone: 01709 510045. Walk leader: Sharon Umpleby. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

Peak Walking Group, SUN 19 FEB - White Edge, 7 Miles / Grade B. Start Curbar Gap car park, White Peak OL 24 SK 261 747. Route Curbar Gap / Froggatt Edge / Grouse Inn / White Edge /Curbar Gap. Notes Dogs on lead. Contact 01246 853155 for further information.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 19 FEB. Whinstone Lee Tor, Bamford Moor Circular. Walk meet: Heatherdene Car-park (fee). SK 203 857. 10:00am. Walk distance: 9.50 miles. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Keith and Angela Booth. Tel: 01142 460 888/Mob: 07902 050 104.

Halcyon Rambling Club, SUN 19 FEB. 09:45. STANAGE EDGE CP (Hooks Carr - near Overstones Farm). SK 244 828. Stanage Edge, Moscar Lodge, Wetshaw Lane, Crawshaw Lodge, Redmires Reservoir, Stanage Pole. (9.5 Miles Grade 3). (No Dogs). 01246 414 410.

The Good Companions Rambling Club, Sun 19 FEB. 09:20 272 BUS TO FOX HOUSE , LONGSHAW , PADLEY GORGE, FROGGATT BRIDGE, FROGGATT EDGE, FOX HOUSE 8 MILES. LEADER: ANNE MILLS.

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 19 FEB. 10.06am tram (Cathedral) to Middlewood then 10.25, SL1 bus to Wharncliffe Side, More Hall Reservoir, Bolsterstone, Stocksbridge. 8miles/mod. Ldr John Ulley.

Sheffield CHA Rambling Club, SAT 25 FEB. High Street 98 bus (9.45) to Dore station (10.11). Linear walk via Beauchief Golf Course, Graves Park, Meersbrook Park, Brincliffe Edge Wood finish Hunters Bar - 7 miles. PLUS - Arundel Gate/Charles St 61 bus (9.20) to Low Bradfield turnaround (9.54). Meet at Low Bradfield CP (10.00) - (SK 262 920). Round walk via Rocher Head, Dale Dyke Reservoir, Sugworth Hall, Ughill Moors – Note longer than originally stated 12 miles. THURS 2 MARCH. Interchange 65 bus (9.25) to Grindleford Bridge (9.58). Linear walk via Froggatt, Calver, Baslow, Longshaw finish Fox House - 10 miles.

HF Sheffield Group, http://www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk/ WED 22 FEB. 9.53 Train Sheffield station Conisbro’ Cusworth (Snr Doncaster return). SAT 25 FEB. 9.40 Dore Road. Circular Walk. White Edge & Froggatt Edge from Curbar Gap. Meeting points: Circular Walk Dore Rd: near junction with Abbeydale Rd. South.

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W/C Saturday, February 11

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk: on Stanage Edge. FRI 15 FEB. 4 mile guided walk with historical facts. Meet in 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 details.

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.

YORKSHIRE RAMBLERS’ CLUB: Sociable mixed group welcomes hillwalkers and mountaineers. Own accommodation in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets: Feb. Cairngorms, Norway & Snowdonia; Mar. Andalucia; May. Torridon; Aug. Wyoming. Quite different from the Ramblers. More via yrc.org.uk, facebook/yrcuk, membership@yrc.org.uk or locally, Michael 07814010165.

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 15 FEB. Meet 09.25 No. 65 bus to Buxton (S.T.I. D2). Start Whirlow Bridge and finish Malin Bridge via Ringinglow, Lodge Moor and Brookside. Ldr John Barker. 01909 773437.

Rotherham Metro Ramblers, SAT 11 FEB. Alport Castles. Starting point: Fairholmes CP (fee). Grid reference: SK174889. Nearest postcode: S33 0AQ. Start time: 10:00. Moderate 9.5 miles / 15.3 km. Contact details: Keith Booth. Telephone: 7902050104. Walk leader: Keith Booth. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 12 FEB. Thurgoland Boundary Walk. Walk distance:

9.00 miles. Walk meet: Travellers Inn Car-park, Four Lane End. SE 275 027.10:00am. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Bert Hanson. Tel: 01709 585 425. Mob: 07846 658 907.

Halcyon Rambling Club, SUN 12 FEB. 09:45. NORFOLK ARMS (Ringinglow). SK 291 838

Ox Stones, Burbage, Houndkirk Road. (9 Miles Grade 3+). (No Dogs). 0114 2662 348 or 07518 029 776. WED 15 FEB. 09:45. THE GROUSE. SK 259 779. Ramble in the area. (5 Miles Grade 2). 07879 404 108.

The Good Companions Rambling Club, SUN 12 FEB. 09:35. 51 bus from Arundel Gate to Lodge Moor, The Edges, Stanage, Green’s House, Bamford Community Café/Pub. 9 miles. Leader: Judy Gathercole. Note – Leader will meet bus. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers. SUN 12 FEB. 9.55am. No 265 bus to Worsbrough, Oxspring, Silkstone Common. 8miles/mod. Ldr Colin Brown.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 11 FEB. Cathedral Supertram Halfway Blue route (10.09) to Birley Moor Road (10.34). Linear walk via Westfield Plantation, Plumbley, Mosborough Village, Eckington finish Halfway tram terminus - 7 miles. PLUS - Interchange 218 bus (9.30) to Bakewell (10.20). Round walk via Alport, Harthill Moor, Middleton and Over Haddon - 11 miles. TUES 14 FEB. AMBLE - Interchange X17 bus (10.40) to Chesterfield Cavendish Street (11.21). Round walk via Linacre Reservoir and Holmebrook Park - 6 miles. THURS 16 FEB. Interchange 50A bus (9.47) to Eckington, Church Street (10.16). Linear walk via Killamarsh, Rother Valley, Woodhouse Washlands finish Woodhouse Mill - 7 miles.

HF Sheffield Group, WED 11 FEB. 9.40am Malin Bridge Circular Walk. Wortley. 8-9 miles car sharing. Meeting points: Malin Bridge: outside fire station, Rivelin Valley Rd. WED 15 FEB. 10.21am. 61 Arundel Gate Low Bradfield Malin Bridge. 5-7 miles using local transport CBS - Central Bus Station, Pond St. Circular Walk. http://www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk/page2.html

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SAT 11 FEB. South Yorkshire Way - Sprotbrough to Thrybergh. Linear walk covering a charming stretch of the South Yorkshire Way. It starts at Sprotbrough and finishes at Thrybergh Country Park, offering the variety of the banks of the River Don, historical Conisbrough Castle, Thrybergh Reservoir, , woods, fields and some quiet roads. Starting point: Meet Thrybergh Country Park car park - £1.50 per day for car-sharing drive to start of walk at Sprotbrough (off road car parking area opposite Sprotbrough Country Club on Cadeby Road, Sprotbrough DN5 7SD). Grid reference: SK469959. Nearest postcode: S65 4NU. Start time: 10:00(Estimated finish time: 15:00). Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km. Contact details: Soo Moore and John Watson. Telephone: 077919496576 or 07935947619. Additional notes. This is a circular walk. Please note that this walk is linear and so necessitates car sharing. Please limit your car to two people and remember to have left appropriate footwear to drive your car at the end of the walk. Dog owners please liaise with other re car-sharing. SUN 12 FEB. Oughtibridge Circular. A pleasant walk along the banks of the River Don, then through woodland and fields before climbing up to Birley Edge to enjoy the panoramic views. Returning to Oughtibridge through Wharncliffe Woods and on the Barnsley Boundary Walk. Starting point: At the bottom of Station Lane, Oughtibridge. There are several lay-bys on the right for parking. Grid reference: SK308933. Nearest postcode: S35 0HS. Start time: 10:00. (Estimated finish time: 13:30). Moderate 6.5 miles / 10.5 km. Contact details: Pat White. Telephone: 07759599483. Additional notes. This is a circular walk.

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