Take a walk around Sheffield – but it could get muddy

Yorkshire Ramblers' Club: Step out with this established sociable hillwalking club. Year-round weekend and longer meets: Crianlarich, February 20-23, Wharfedale and Anti-Atlas March, Glen Etive May, Kamchatka late-Aug. Nepal in 2021. Club cottages in the Lakes and Dales. Try a few meets before joining. facebook.com/yrcuk, yrc.org.uk, [email protected] or 07814 010165.

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 2:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 2:27 pm
Walkers on a recent Penistone Line Partnership walk passing through Parkin Wood at Chapeltown.

Good Companions Walking Group: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23. Note - a new edition of the 271/272 bus timetable was issued with effect from January 26, 2020, but does not alter the departure time for this walk. 9.20am number.272 bus to Fox House, Padley Gorge, Fox House. nine miles. Leaders will meet the bus. The leader says: “My walk will be very muddy in parts.” https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

The Wednesday Rambling Group, for males: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26. Meet 9.55am number 61 bus to Bradfield (Hillsborough T.I.). Start Wisewood School and finish High Bradfield via Rocher Edge, White Lee Moor and Morehall Reservior. Nine miles. Leader: Trevor Hewitt. 0114 239 9626.

Co-op Rambling: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23. 9am. number 273 bus to Fairholmes. Ladybower, Ridges Coppice, Hope Cross, Hope. Seven-and-a-half miles/moderate. Leader: Lawrence Taylor. www.sheffield-co-op-ramblers.co.uk

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Underbank, Midhopestones, Thurlstone and Penistone, photo by John Watson.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walk: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22. Stanage Edge. A five-mile walk which, although rocky in parts, is quite an easy-going route. Some great views throughout the walk make this one not to miss! Booking in advance is essential for this walk by emailing [email protected] or by calling 07950 962027. Meet at 9am to leave at 9.30am. The £10 charge includes a light meal and tea/coffee before and after the walk.TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. Torch Walk. Meet at 6pm for a 90-minute walk at a local beauty spot. The £10 charge includes a light meal and hot drinks before and after the walk. See www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks or call 07950 962027.

Sheffield CHA Group: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22. Amble – Interchange 272 bus (9.40am) to Hathersage Note change: slightly earlier arrival (10.16am). Round walk via Padley Chapel and Greenwood Farm – five miles. PLUS – Interchange 218 bus (8.30am) to Bakewell (9.37am). Round walk via Sheldon, Great Shacklow Wood, Monsal Dale, Monsal Head, Little Longstone and Great Longstone – 10 miles.THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27. Interchange 65 bus (9.35am) to Grindleford station Maynard Arms (10.05am). Leader will meet bus here. Linear walk to Totley via Padley Chapel, Grouse Inn, Big Moor, Totley Moss, Gillfield Wood - eight miles. www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

HF Sheffield Walking Group: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22. Ecclesall Woods Whirlow. Meet 9.30am Dore Road. Circular walk.WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26. Hassop Bakewell. Meet 10.10am, 218. Central Bus Station. Circular walk. www.hfwalking.co.uk

Halcyon Ramblers: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23. 9.45am. SK 194696 ASHFORD IN THE WATER (meet at bridge). Cracknowl Wood, Rowland, Great Longstone, Monsal Head, Pennyunk Lane. Eight miles. Grade two. 01629 636 175 or 07702 358 159. www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles: Walks every month. New walkers welcome. For details, call 07999 845638.

Sheffield Red Rope: Socialist walking club. Fortnightly SUNDAY walks. For details, call 0114 2686409.

Discovering Longshaw guided walks: Every WEDNESDAY and SUNDAY from Longshaw Visitor Centre at 11am, about two hours on a variety of routes. Drop in and they are free.