Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, October 21, 2017

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

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walking Group: FRI 20 OCT. Porter Valley. A 4 mile walk full of history up and down the Valley. Meet in pub at 9 am to register and for tea/coffee. Meal and drinks provided after all walks. £10 charge for all walks payable to the pub. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php or call 07950962027 for more information.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 21 OCT. Interchange 218 bus (9.30) to Bakewell (10.20). Round walk via Over Haddon, Magpie Mine and Dirtlow Farm – 8/9 miles. PLUS – No planned walk. THURS 26 OCT. Interchange (9.40) X17 bus to Chesterfield Coach station (10.25). Leader will meet bus here. Linear walk via Queen’s Park, River Hipper, Holymoorside, Upper Loads, East Moor, Hob Hurst’s House, Beeley, finish Chatsworth House or Baslow – 10 miles. AMBLE - Interchange 65 bus (9.25) to Foolow (10.15). Linear walk via Great Hucklow, Bradwell finish Hope – 5 miles.

Good Companions, SUN 22 OCT. 10.39 train from Midland station to Darton. Dearne Valley Way, Bretton, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Darton. 10 miles. (Train timetable valid until 9th December 2017).

Halcyon Ramblers, SUN 22 OCT. 09:45. ASHFORD IN THE WATER (Meet at bridge)

SK 194 696. Cracknowl Wood, Rowland, Great Longstone, Monsal Head, Pennyunk Lane. 9 Miles Grade 2+. 01629 636175 or 07702 358159. WED 25 OCT. 09:45. UNSTONE (Large lay-by on B6057 - near Dronfield). SK 365 766. Ramble in the area. 5 Miles Grade 2. 01246 417969.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 22 OCT. Hayfield, William Clough, Kinder Scout. 10:00am. Walk meet: Bowden Bridge Car-park. SK 047 867. Walk distance: 9.50 miles. Grade of walk: Strenuous. Walk leader: Peter Haynes. Tel: 01142 687064.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 22 OCT. 10am. River Humber Spectacular Walk, 9.5 miles, graded easy. Meet at the cafe in Alkborough, East Yorkshire, Post Code: DN15 9JN. If you would also consider pointing out to potential walkers that the information supplied above is correct at the time of printing, but, just to make sure, they should visit our website at www.ramblers.org.uk/dearne-valley which is updated at regular intervals.

HF Sheffield Group,SAT 21 OCT. Houndkirk Moor. Meet 9.30 Dore Road. 8-9miles. Circular walk. WED 25 OCT. Lodge Moor Malin Bridge. Meet 10.14, no51, Arundel Gate. 5-7miles. Circular walk.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated.

TUES 24 OCT - 9:36am Huddersfield Train, SE291044. Walk starts 10:10. Silkstone, Cannon Hall, Banks Hall, Silkstone Common. 8 miles circular, moderate. WED 25 OCT - 9:30am 218 bus from Sheffield Interchange to Totley Cross Scythes. The leader will meet bus at starting point, SK308798. Walk starts 10:00. Fanshawe Gate, Horsleygate, Car Road, Shillito Wood, Ramsley Moor, Big Moor, Totley Moss. (Limited on-street parking is available in the vicinity of Cross Scythes) 10 miles circular, intermediate. No dogs. THURS 26 OCT - 10:10am Meet at 20 bus stop AG9 on Arundel Gate (opposite side to Interchange) by 10. 10 to catch 10. 14, SK362826. Walk starts 10:40. We pass through Graves Park then through a series of seasonally colourful woods to finish on Abbeydale Road for a bus back to town 4.6 miles linear, easy. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

RAILWAY WALK: SAT 21 OCT. A 10 mile linear walk from Barnsley to Chapeltown with the Penistone Line Partnership. Train departs: Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Chapeltown 08.48, Wombwell 08.55 to BARNSLEY. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

Co-op Ramblers, SUN 22 OCT. 09:26 tram (Cathedral) to Middlewood then 09:45 SL1 bus to Stocksbridge. Broomhead Reservoir, White Lee Moor, Bradfield - 7 miles/mod. Ldr David Woodhead

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 18 OCT. Meet 10.06 train to Leeds (Sheffield Train Station). Start Elsecar and finish Hoyland Common for “Follies of Wentworth” walk, via Hoober and Wentworth. Ldr. John Holding. 01909 773437.

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club, a long established sociable group, welcomes hillwalkers and mountaineers.Year-round meets across Britain and overseas. Next weekend meets are Swaledale and Sedgergh. Next year: Wadi Rum and Romania. Club cottages in the Lakes and Dales. Try yrc.org.uk, facebook.com/yrcuk, membership@yrc.org.uk (Helen) or 07814010165 (Michael).

AUTUMN WALKS BY TRAIN: Walkers are being invited to discover the South and West Yorkshire countryside using public transport over the autumn on a series of nine railway rambles with the Penistone Line Partnership. Most walks follow public rights of way between stations along the scenic Penistone Line linking Sheffield, Barnsley, Penistone and Huddersfield. All are accessible by departing from SHEFFIELD and MEADOWHALL stations on Saturdays. Some walks also take place in North Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. All are welcome, the walks are free but fares apply. A free leaflet is available by text to 07908 - 450444. website: www.penline.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.

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.