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

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W/C Saturday, April 7, 2018

Sheffield CHA, SAT 7 APRIL. Interchange X54 bus (9.02) to Robin Hood PH Aughton (9.20). Cars can park on Main Street near pub. Round walk via Treeton Dyke, Whiston Church, Morthen, Ulley. 9 miles. PLUS Sheffield Station (9.14) Manchester train to Edale (9.48). Round walk via Jacob’s Ladder, Edale Cross, Stony Ford, South Head, Chapel Gate. 12 miles. TUES 10 APRIL. AMBLE Interchange X17 bus (9.40) to Matlock (11.04). Linear valley walk via Darley Dale to Rowsley. 5 miles. THURS 12 APRIL. Interchange 271 bus (9.40) to Fox House (10.20). Round walk via Longshaw, White Edge, Curbar and Froggatt Edges. 9 miles. www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Co-op Ramblers, SUN 8 APRIL. 9.20am, No272 bus to Hathersage, Stoke Ford, Eyam Moor, Hazelford Hall, Hathersage. 8miles/mod. Ldr Colin Brown.

HF Sheffield Walking Group, Shireoaks Chesterfield Canal. Meet 9.30 Dore Rd. Circular Walk. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk

Good Companions, SUNDAY 8th April. 09:43 Yellow tram from Cathedral to Tinsley South. Catcliffe, Treeton, Beighton, Crystal Peaks. 10 miles. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

Halcon Ramblers, SUN 8th April. 09:45. TIDESWELL (Meet at public conveniences). SK 152 755. Miller’s Dale, Chee Dale (cut off), Wormhill. 9 Miles Grade 2. 0114 2306 109. http://www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

RAILWAY WALK: SAT 7 APRIL. A linear walk from Shepley to Brockholes (10 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Tram departs: Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42 to SHEPLEY. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Tues 10th April - 10:30am Meet at stand B2 in Meadowhall Bus Interchange to catch the 36 to Kimberworth, SK401932. Walk starts 11:00. A real coup, this one. We will visit all the statues and will be joined by the Bradford based sculptor, Marcela Livingston, to explain the stories behind the naked people and the manufacturing process. Lunch as usual outside the golf club and finishing back at Meadowhall. Car friendly. Park outside 6 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. Wed 11th April - 9:40am 271 bus to Fox House, SK267803. Walk starts 10:08. Bar Brook, Horsleygate, Holmefield Park Wood, Moor Edge Farm, Totley Moor, Fox House 11 miles linear, moderate. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

Dearne Valley Ramblers: SUN 8 APRIL. 10.00am. A lovely walk along Abbey Bank and Derwent Edge, Derbyshire. 8.25 miles and strenuous. Meet Fairholmes car park (pay) post code S33 0AQ, but free parking is available on the approach road if you get there early. NB: Please check with our website prior to setting off in case of amendments/cancellations – www.ramblers.org.uk/dearnevalleyramblers

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for males), WED 11 APRIL. Meet 09.40 No. 271 bus to Castleton (S.T.I. D2). Start bus stop before Fox House and finish Fulwood via Redmires. Ldr. Noel Clarke. 01909 773437.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walking Group: Sun 8th April. Mystery Walk, meet at 8.30 (to avoid Sheffield half marathon). 9 miler which including stops will take 5-5.30 hours. No great hills, but lots of rocks and water and a little bit of mud! SAT 14 APRIL Rivelin Valley, meet at 9.0. 4.5 miles/2 hours. Quite easy with one long steady climb at the start, a tricky downhill bit, then flat all the way from the halfway point. Loads of history. Meet at the Norfolk Arms, Ringinglow Village, S11 7TS to register and for tea/coffee. £10 charge payable to the pub which includes a meal and hot drinks before and after the walk.

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: welcomes independent hillwalkers who wish to go further. Year-round sociable weekend and longer meets: Glencoe (15-18 Mar), Calpe, Stoney Middleton, Ireland, Dales, Romania, Arran and our own Kanchengunga trek. Club cottages in the Lakes and Dales. 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.