Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, February 24, 2017

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

Co-op Rambling Club, SUN 26 FEB. 9.30am train to Thurnscoe, Clayton, Grimethorpe, Brierley, Shafton. 8miles/mod. Leader Robert Nicholls.

HF Sheffield Group, SAT 25 FEB. White Edge & Froggatt Edge from Curbar Gap. Meet 9.40, Dore Rd: near junction with Abbeydale Rd. South. 8-9miles. Circular Walk. SAT 25 FEB. 10.20, Central Bus Station, 51 Arundel Gate Lodge Moor Endcliffe Park. 4 - 5 miles using local transport - Circular Walk.

Sheffield CHA, 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.

Good Companions, SUN 26 FEB. 09:30 218 bus to Baslow, Chatsworth Park, Gardom’s Edge, Clodall Lane, Baslow Edge, Wellington’s Monument, Baslow. 7 miles Leader: Hazel Blackwell.

HALCYON Ramblers, 90th Birthday Ramble. SAT 25 FEB. 09:45. Eyam (Free) CP. SK 216 768. Foolow, Stanley House, Housley, Cavendish Mill. (7 Miles Grade 2). (Followed by tea/coffee & cakes at Eyam Tea Rooms). 07879 404108. SUN 26 FEB. 09:45. BASLOW CP. SK 259 722. Chatsworth Park, Beeley, Gibbet Moor, Dobb Edge. (8 Miles Grade 2). 01246 411 237. WED 1 MARCH. 09:45. GRINDLEFORD STATION. SK 250 788. Oaks Wood, White Edge Lodge, Longshaw, Padley Gorge. (5 Miles Grade 2). 0114 2306109.

Rotherham Rambling Group, SUN 26 FEB. Saddleworth via Birchen Clough, Dovestone Reservoir. Walk meet: Binn Green Car-park on A635. SE 018 044. 10:00am. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk distance: 10.00 miles. Walk leader: Peter and Anna Acton. Tel: 01709 369489.

Rotherham Metro Ramblers, SAT 25 FEB. Roy Varo Memorial Walk. Starting point: Howbrook Lane, 400yds from Wortley Church, off A629. Grid reference: SK309991. Nearest postcode: S35 7DR. Start time: 10:00. Moderate 11 miles / 17.7 km. Wortley, Hermit Hill, Hood Green, Don Valley Trail. Contact details: Graham Barker. Telephone: 01709 813481. Walk leader: Graham Barker. Additional notes. This is a circular walk. SAT 25 FEB. Anston Circular. Starting point: Anston Parish Hall. Grid reference: SK517839. Nearest postcode: S25 5ER. Start time: 10:00. Leisurely 7 miles / 11.3 km. South Anston, Kiveton Park. Contact details: Sheila Mudadi-Billings. Telephone: 01909 561987 07800816266. Walk leader: Sheila Mudadi-Billings. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. WED 1 MARCH. Short walk in Thorpe Hesley Area. Starting point: Inside Holy Trinity Church, Thorpe Hesley. Grid reference: SK379959. Nearest postcode: S61 2UP. Start time: 09:30. Easy 5 miles / 8 km. Parking at church, nearby or use 66 bus Chapeltown, Stand B8, Rotherham Bus Stn. Contact details: Telephone: 0114 2463437. Walk leader: Tom & Rita Doncaster. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

Railway Walk, Saturday 4 MARCH. A circular walk at Wakefield (10 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Tram departs: Sheffield 09.06, Meadowhall 09.12, Barnsley 09.33 to Wakefield Kirkgate. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 1st March. Meet 09.40 No. 271 bus to Castleton (S.T.I. D2). Start Bamford bus turnaround and finish Hathersage, via Ladybower Inn. Ldr Peter Turfitt. 01909 773437.

The Ramblers Sheffield Group, Tues 28th - 10:27am 10.27 273 Bus to Ladybower Inn, SK205865. Walk starts 11:00. Ladybower Inn, Moscar House, Moscar Cross, Stake Hill Road, Low Bradfield 7 miles linear, intermediate. Wed 1st - 9:30am 218 bus to Bakewell, SK217685. Walk starts 10:20. Bakewell, Over Haddon, Monyash, Lathkill Dale, Bakewell 9 miles circular, intermediate. No dogs. Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated.

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

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk, SAT 25 FEB. Blackamoor. A five mile walk through the magnificent moorland of Blacka Moor Nature Reserve, Totley Moor and Brown Edge. 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.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, 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 note: This is a circular walk. SAT 25 FEB. Moonraker Festival & Walk from Slaithwaite. Linear walk through the town and along the canal to Standedge Tunnel. Returning for fish and chips at The Captain’s Table at 4.30pm for those who have booked. Option to stay on into the evening for the Moonraker Festival and Fireworks. Warm clothing essential for the evening activities. Please book your fish & chips with Margaret. Starting point: New Street car park, Slaithwaite. Next to the White Swan public house. Grid reference: SE076140. Nearest postcode: HD7 5AT. Start time: 13:00. Estimated finish time: 16:00. Easy 6 miles / 9.7 km. Contact details: Margaret Woolfenden. Telephone: 07984865075. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

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W/C Saturday 18 February

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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