Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

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W/C Saturday, July 14, 2018

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Hathersage Flower Meadows. Tues 17th July - 9:40am Catch 271 from stand D2 in Pond Street Interchange, SK231815. Walk starts 10:30. A circular loop north from Hathersage to Stanage Edge and back visiting two of the National Park’s specially managed hay meadows, noted for wild flowers 6 miles circular, moderate. No dogs. Brockholes to Denby Dale. Wed 18th July - 9:36am train to Brockholes, SE153112. Walk starts 10:36. Cinder Hills, Strines Moor, Hepworth, Shepley, Denby Dale. Cars can park at Denby Dale and catch train at 10. 24 12.5 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

Sheffield CHA: SAT 14 JULY. Interchange X17 bus (9.40) to Chesterfield, Cavendish Street (10.21). Round walk via Tapton Park, Ringwood Park, Brearley Park, Old Whittington – 8 miles. PLUS – Angel Street/Argos bus 61 (9.22) to Loxley Road/Rodney Hill (9.44). Leader will join bus. Round walk via Loxley & Wadsley Commons, Holdworth, Bradfield, Dam Flask, Dungworth, Rowel Bridge – 11 miles. THURS 19 JULY. A PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK PART FIVE Interchange 218 (9.30) to Bakewell then 6.1 bus (10.30) to Rowsley (10.38). Linear walk via Stanton Moor, Nine Ladies, Birchover, Wensley, Snitterton, finish Matlock for bus to Bakewell or Sheffield – 8 miles. http://www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Co-op Rambling, SUN 15 JULY. 09.20am, No272 bus to Hope, Ladybower, Win Hill, Hope. 9miles/strenuous. Ldrs Geoff & Dorothy Woolhouse.

Good Companions Walking Group, SUN 15 JULY. 09:38 train to Brockholes , High Royd Farm, Castle Hill, Farnley Tyas, Thurstonland, Brockholes. 8 miles.

Note:- Leader will join train at Chapeltown. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

HF Sheffield Walking Group: SAT 14 JULY. Ughill Moor. Meet 9.30 Malin Bridge. Circular walk. WED 18 JULY. Shireoaks Worksop. Meet 9.44, Lincoln train Midland Station. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk or email for general enquiries: hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk

Halcyon Ramblers: SUN 15 JULY. 09.45 am. SK 089649 LONGNOR (Craft Centre). Longnor, (cut off at Brund Mill), Hulme End, Brund, Longnor. 10 Miles. Grade 2. 0114 2306 109. WED 18 JULY. 9.45am. SK185716 MONSAL HEAD (meet at top of Butts Road). Ramble in the area. 5 Miles. Grade 2. 0114 2306 109. FRI 20 JULY. 6.30pm. SK 259779 THE GROUSE – layby. Ramble in the area. 5 Miles. Grade 2. 07879 404 108. www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for males): WED 18 JULY.. Car ramble to Thurlstone Moor. Meet 10.00 at top car park Flouch Inn for round walk. 10 miles. Ldr. David Bottomley. 01909 773437.

Dearne Valley Ramblers: SUN 15 JULY. 10.00am. Wharfedale Wander. 7.5 miles, graded easy. Meet car park (free), Linton Road (A661) Wetherby, post code LS22 6SD.

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: We welcome independent-minded hillwalkers of any level of activity but with a sense of adventure. Year-round sociable weekend and longer meets: 28 July- Romania; Yorks Dales; 4-7 Oct. Arran; and Oct/Nov our own Kanchengunga trek. Club cottages in the Lakes and Dales. Members nationwide. yrc.org.uk, facebook.com/yrcuk, membership@yrc.org.uk (Helen) or 07814010165 (Michael).

WALKS BY TRAIN: walkers are invited to discover the South and West Yorkshire countryside using public transport on 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.