Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, September 24, 2016

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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

Rotherham Metro Ramblers, SAT 24 SEPT. Longshaw circular. White Edge, Curbar gap, Calver, Froggatt, Grindleford. Starting point: Longshaw CP (fee). Start time: 10:00. Moderate 10 miles / 16.1 km. Contact details: Telephone: 07835476124. Walk leader: Val Rowley. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. SAT 24 SEPT. Laughton circular. Starting point: Layby adjacent to school on Hangmans Lane/School Road Laughton-en-le-Morthen. Start time: 10:00. Leisurely 5 miles / 8 km. Ridge walk to Roche Abbey, Brookhouse, Laughton-en-le-Morthen. Contact details: Telephone: 01909 550454 07973519478. Walk leader: Diane Watson. Additional notes. This is a circular walk. WED 28 SEPT. Short walk in Thorpe Hesley Area. Parking at church, nearby or use 66 bus Chapeltown, Stand B6, Rotherham Bus Stn. Starting point: Inside Holy Trinity Church, Thorpe Hesley. Start time: 09:30. Easy 5 miles / 8 km. Contact details: Telephone: 0114 2463437. Walk leader: Tom & Rita Doncaster. Additional notes:

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 25 SPT. Lad’s Leap and Longdendale Trail. 10:00am. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Peter Haynes. Tel: 01142 697064. Walk distance: 7.50 miles. Walk meet: Crowden Car-park, on A628. SK072993.

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 28 SEPT. Meet 09.40 No X17 bus to Chesterfield (S.T.I. B4). Then bus to Walton Park to start walk and finish Clay Cross. 9.5 miles. Ldr Dave Cook. 01909 773437.

The Ramblers Sheffield Group, SUN 25 SEPT - 8:00am Coach from Arundel Gate, top of Howard Street to Arnside, SD458789. Walk starts 10:15. New Barns, Arnside Tower, Arnside Knott, Dobshall Wood, Arnside. To book email lizmsavage@aol.com. 8 miles circular, moderate. TUES 27 SEPT - 9:30am 57 bus to Ewden Valley (leader catcing bus at Oughtibridge), SK297957. Walk starts 10:05. to Bolsterstone, Broomhead and More Hall Resevoirs, Glen Howe, Wharncliffe Side. 7 miles linear, intermediate. No dogs. WED 28 SEPT - 9:36am Train to Wombwell station, SE387024. Walk starts 9:55. Blacker hill, Worsbrough, Broom Royd Wood, Holly Hill, Stocksbridge. 11 miles linear, intermediate. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org)

Halcyon Ramblers, www,halcyon-rambling.co.uk SUN 25 SEPT, 9.45am start (SK392981). Wentworth Woodhouse (park at main entrance). Wentworth & Elsecar circ. 8miles. Tel 01706 897709 or tel 07961 113013. WED 28 SEPT, 9.45am, SK299993. Cote Green Lane CP (Finckle Street, Wortley). Ramble in area. 5miles. Tel 01142883686.

Good Companions, SUN 25 SEPT, 9.33am, 65 bus to Calver Cross Roads, Stoney Middleton, Eyam, Foolow, Great Hucklow, Bradwell. 8miles. Ldr Pat Langford. www.goodcompanionsrambling.com

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 25 SEPT, 9.39am train to Penistone, Deepcar. 7miles/mod. Ldr Michael.

Sheffield CHA, www.sheffield-cha.org.uk THURS 29 SEPT. Sheffield Station, 9.14am Manchester train to New Mills (10.03) then walk to Newton Station for 10.23am train to Chapel en le Frith (10.36) Linear walk, Short Edge, Black Edge, Roman Road, White Hall, Haylee, Combs, Cow Low finish Dove Holes for train back to Newton. 10miles. Use Derbyshire Wayfarer Ticket. Ldr John Harker. SAT 1 OCT. Interchange, 65 bus, 9.25am to Miller’s Dale (10.35). Linear walk to Castleton via Limestone Way. 8.5miles. Ldr Graham Jones.

HF Sheffield Group, hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk tel 0114 2451640 or tel 01246 235673. WED 28 SEPT, 9.50am, 62 bus, Arundel Gate, Stannington, Loxley. 5-7miles. Ldr Linda. SAT 1 OUT, 9.40am, Dore Road near Junction with Abbeydale Road South for Stanage circ. 8-9miles. Ldr John.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 25 SEPT. Underbank, Bolsterstone & Whitwell Moor Circular. The rambler will encounter spectacular, panoramic views for a large part of the walk. It is over moorland, along field paths and through woodland, including the village of Bolsterstone. Please see note in ‘Additional Details’. Starting point: Underbank Yorkshire Water Outdoor Centre, free car park, Oaks Lane, Stocksbridge, Sheffield. Grid reference: SK252983. Nearest postcode: S36 4GH. Start time: 10:00. (Estimated finish time: 14:00). Moderate 7 miles / 11.3 km. Contact details: Soo Moore. Telephone: 01709879839/07791496576. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. FRI 30 SEPT. Walk, Talk & Eat. A lovely Friday walk from Low Bradfield, of approximately 4 or 5 miles followed by lunch at The Plough. Two meals for a fiver! Booking for lunch with Tony & Steph is essential. Walk starts 10.30am. Starting point: The Plough, New road, Low Bradfield, Sheffield. Grid reference: SK266915. Nearest postcode: S6 6HW. (Estimated finish time: 12:15). Easy 4.5 miles / 7.2 km. Contact details: Steph and Tony Swaby. Telephone: 07880611925 or 07486365050.

Step Up, For anyone wanting to take their hillwalking a step further the YRC is an established sociable and welcoming club. Join us in the the North Pennines 14-16 Oct. Next year Wind River, Wyoming, Spain, the Jura, Scotland, Wales, etc. Club cottages in the Lakes and Dales. Nothing like the Ramblers! membership@yrc.org.uk or Michael 07814010165.

Walking Out, Join Kath Reeder for a walk of less than 5 miles around Whirlow. Saturday 24 September. Meet the group at 10.15 outside W.H. Smith in Pond Street Interchange.

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome, Local History Morning Round Walk in Upper Agden Valley. Wed 27 Sept – start at 10.30am from outside Old Horns Inn, High Bradfield, return around 1pm, 2337463.

Autumn Walks By Train, Walkers are being invited to discover the South and West Yorkshire countryside using public transport this Autumn on a series of nine railway rambles with the Penistone Line Partnership. Most walks are on public rights of way along the Penistone Line between Sheffield, Barnsley and Huddersfield and all are accessible by departing from SHEFFIELD and MEADOWHALL stations on Saturdays. All are welcome, the walks are free but fares apply. A free leaflet is available by text to 07908-450444. WEBSITE: www.southpenninesrail.co.uk

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