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

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W/C Saturday, September 8, 2018

Dearne Valley Ramblers: SUN 9 SEPT. The Great Ridge from Castleton. A classic walk with spectacular views. Impressive start up the Limestone Gorge of Winnat’s Pass onto Mam Tor where superb views of Edale and Hope Valleys appear. Then a level ridge walk to Lose Hill before returning beside the delightful village of Hope for coffee and the beautiful valley of Peakshole water. 460m of steady ascent up Winnats onto Man Tor then easy walking. Starting point: Free Car Parking where the road to Speedwell and Treakcliffe Caverns Meet 800mts west of the village. £5 fee if meters in use(rarely). Grid reference: SK139827. Nearest postcode: S33 8WN. Start time: 10:00. Estimated finish time: 15:30. Strenuous 9 miles / 14.5 km. Contact details: John Watson. Telephone: 01709435207 or 07935947619. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walks: SAT 8 SEPT. Stoke Ford. An early morning walk up at Redmires. Quite an easy 2 hour walk round the reservoirs and along the conduit with great views throughout. Meet at the pub at 7.0am, and then enjoy a nice buffet breakfast after the walk. All walks cost £10, and include hot drinks before and after each walk, and a meal at the end of the walk. See www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks or call 07950962027 for more details.

The Wednesday Rambling Group (for males), WED 12 SEPT. Meet 09.55 No 61 bus to Bradfield (Hillsborough Interchange). Start High Bradfield and finish Malin Bridge, via Rocher, Agden Top, and Stacey Bank. Ldr: Trevor Hewitt. 01909 773437.

RAILWAY WALK: A linear walk from Retford to Worksop along the Chesterfield Canal (10 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Saturday SEPTEMBER 15th 2018. Train departs: Sheffield 08.38, Darnall 08.43, Woodhouse 08.48 to RETFORD. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Tideswell to Bakewell. Sun 9th Sept - 9:35am 65 bus to Tideswell, SK151756. Walk starts 10:33. Millers Dale, Monsal Head, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell 10 miles linear, moderate. Lodge Moor to Fox House. Wed 12th Sept - 9:31am 51 bus from Arundel Gate, SK285862. Walk starts 10:00. Reddicarr Clough, Stanage Pole, Hathersage, Leadmill Bridge, Grindleford. (Optional bonus to Totley, Cross Scythes 3 miles) 11 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org)

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome - Local History Morning Round Walk in the Loxley Valley - Wed 12 Sept - start 10.30am from Loxley Village Green (junction of Loxley Road/Rodney Hill)- return around 1.00pm, 2337463.

Co-op Rambling, SUN 9 SEPT. 09.35am, no51 bus (Arundel Gate) to Lodge Moor, Stanage Edge, Fox House, Dore. 8miles/mod. Ldr Michael Wells.

Good Companions Walking Group: SUN 9 SEPT. 09:35 No. 65 bus to Miller’s Dale, Service now provided by Stagecoach. Follow the Limestone Way to Castleton. 10 miles. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

HF Sheffield Walking Group: Lumsdale Cocking Tor. SAT 8 SEPT. Meet 9.30 Dore Rd. Circular walk. Frith Wood Summerly Unstone. WED 12 SEPT. Meet Flat St. 10.10, no44 bus. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk

Halcyon Ramblers: SUN 9 SEPT. 9.45am. SE 147058 HADE EDGE CP (opposite the pub – ‘Algy’ Arms). Harden Reservoir, Winscar Reservoir, Snailsden Edge, Riding Wood Reservoir, Elysium, Holme, Styes Reservoir. (Some Access - No dogs). 8.5 Miles. Grade 4. 07879 404 108. WED 12 SEPT. 9.45am. SK 194696 ASHFORD IN THE WATER (meet at bridge). Ramble in the area. 5 Miles. Grade 2. 0114 2306 109. www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: in its 125th year welcomes independent-minded hillwalkers, climbers, cavers, etc. with a sense of adventure. Year-round sociable weekend and longer meets: 7-9 & 21-23 Sept, Langdale, Lakes; 4-7 Oct, Arran; and Oct/Nov our own Kanchengunga trek then 16-18 Nov Settle/Clapham. 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.