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

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W/C Saturday, July 07, 2018

Sheffield CHA, SAT 7 JULY. Interchange 272 bus (9.45) to Hathersage (10.26). Linear walk via Bretton Clough, Foolow, Wardlow Mires finish Litton – 9 miles. PLUS – Car Ramble. Meet Tissington Old Station car park (10.00) (SK 178 521). Round walk via Parwich, Alsop-en-le-Dale, Milldale, Dovedale, Thorpe – 10 miles. TUES 10 JULY. AMBLE – Interchange X17 bus (10.40) to Chesterfield, Cavendish Street (11.21), then Knifesmithgate 39 bus (11.41) to Holme Hall (11.53). Round walk via Linacre Reservoirs and Holmebrook Park – 5 miles. THURS 12 JULY. Memorial Walk for Norma D. Interchange 218 bus (9.30) to Bakewell (10.20). Round walk via Ashford-in-the-Water, Sheldon, Magpie Mine, Over Haddon - 8½ miles. http://www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Co-op Rambling, SUN 8 JULY. 09.51 train to Doncaster, Cusworth Park, Sprotbrough, Conisbrough. 8miles/Easy. Ldr John Ulley.

Good Companions Walking Group, SUN 8 JULY. 09:35 No.65 bus to Foolow, Wardlow Hay Cop, Foolow. 8-9 miles.

HF Sheffield Walking Group, Carsington Water. SAT 7 JULY. Meet 9.30 Dore Rd. Circular walk. Conisbrough Doncaster. WED 11 JULY. Meet 9.53, Adwick train Midland Station. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk or email for general enquiries: hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk

Halcyon Ramblers: FRI 6 JULY. 6.30pm. SK 205641 YOULGRAVE CP (west end of village)

Greenfields Farm, Hopping Farm. 5 Miles. Grade 2. 01629 636 175 or 07702 358 159. SUN 8 JULY. 9.45am. SK185716 MONSAL HEAD (meet at top of Butts Road). Little Longstone, Longstone Moor (cut off), Wardlow Mires, Cressbrook Dale, Monsal Trail. 10 Miles. Grade 2. 01629 636 175 or 07702 358 159. www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for males), WED 11 JULY.. Meet 09.40 No. X17 bus to Matlock (S.T.I. B4). Start Slate Pit Dale and finish Dronfield Woodhouse via Old Brampton, Cutthorpe and Barlow. Ldr. Dave Cook. 01909 773437.

RAILWAY WALK: SAT 7 JULY. A linear walk from Brigg to Kirton Lindsey (8 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. All welcome. Train departs: Sheffield 07.55, Darnall 08.01, Woodhouse 08.06 to BRIGG. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Will we make it home?? 0900 - 273 bus to Fairholmes, SK172893. Walk starts 0925 - Alport Castles, Alport Valley, Snake Woodlands, Gateside Clough, Edale. 16 miles linear - strenuous. Limestone Way. Tues 10th July - 8:45am 65 bus from Sheffield Interchange to Miller’s Dale, SK143733. Walk starts 9:55. Monksdale Farm, Peter Dale, Hay Dale, Limestone Way Farm, Cave Dale, Castleton 8 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. Wildflower Wander. Thurs 12th July - 10:00am 120 halfway bus to city road at the interchange, SK376856. Walk starts 10:15. Premier Store City Road, Manor Playing Fields, Manor Lodge, Cemetery, Norfolk Heritage Park, South Street Park. Plenty Of B. O. P. A leisurely lunch at Manor Lodge to enjoy the wildflowers 5 miles linear, easy. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

Dearne Valley Ramblers: SUN 8 JULY. 10am. Cannon Hall Circular Walk, 6.5 miles, graded moderate. Meet Cannon Hall Lower Car Park (Pay) post code S75 4AT.

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walking Group: SAT 7 JULY. Breakfast Walk at Higgar Tor. Meet at 7am for this challenging 5 mile walk through the Burbage Valley. TUES 10 JULY. Sunset Walk in the Ringinglow area. Meet at 6pm for this 3.5 mile walk with a hot and cold buffet to follow. £10 charge for all walks includes hot drinks before and after the walk, and a meal. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php or call 07950962027 for more details.

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; 24-27 June Clapham, 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.