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

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W/C Saturday, May 19, 2018

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 20 MAY. Denby & Cumberworth Circular. A circular walk from this old mill town, famous for its tradition of baking enormous pies and its impressive 21 arch viaduct, which encompasses two villages, ancient woodlands and crosses the River Dearne. Returning to our final view of the viaduct. Starting point: Free parking on the approach road to Denby Railway Station, opposite the bus turning circle. Grid reference: SE224085. Nearest postcode: HD8 8QE. Start time: 10:00. Estimated finish time: 14:00. Moderate 7 miles / 11.3 km. Contact details: Sylvia Singleton & Angela. Telephone: 07963782002 or 07810754091. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. PLEASE NOTE: There are a number of stiles. Dogs to be kept on leads while crossing farmland. WED 23 MAY. The Warren Vale/Greasborough Dam, Almost Circular Walk! Taking in Nether Haugh, Upper Haugh and passing through the Wentworth Estate. Starting point: Old Warren Vale, Rawmarsh, Rotherham. Grid reference: SK440978. Nearest postcode: S62 7SU. Start time: 18:30. Estimated finish time: 20:30. Moderate 6 miles / 9.7 km. Contact details: John and Audrey Wright. Telephone: 01709 524243 or 07598316783. Additional notes: This is a circular walk.

Co-op Ramblers, Sun 20 MAY. 9.20am, No272 bus to Castleton, Hollins Cross, Jaggers Clough, Edale End, Hope. 9miles/stren. Ldrs Karen Turner & Lee Goodison.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 19 MAY. Castle Square (9.02) Yellow Route Supertram to Meadowhall (9.20). Leader will meet tram. Linear walk via Woolley Wood (bluebells), Blackburn Brook, Ecclesfield Church, Whitley, Greno Woods, Charlton Brook, finish Chapeltown – 9/10 miles. Joint walk with PLP. PLUS – Car ramble. Meet Lamaload Reservoir car park, Hooleyhay Lane, Macclesfield (approach via the A537) (10.00) (SJ 975 753). Round walk via Erwin Lane, Summer Close, Windgather Rocks, Pym Chair, Shining Tor – 10 miles. SUN 20 MAY. EVENING WALK Interchange 272 bus (5.20) to Fox House (5.51). Walk starts at 6pm. Round walk via Stony Ridge, Totley Moss, Totley Moor, Blacka Nature Reserve- 4/5 miles. THURS 24 MAY. Sheffield Station (9.14) Manchester Train to Hathersage (9.32). Round walk via Ridgeway Side, Green’s House, Carhead Rocks, Mitchell Field, Over Owler Tor – 9 miles. http://www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Good Companions, SUN 20 MAY. Car Ramble. Meet 10:00 At the Adlington Road Car Park Bollington, Clarence Mill, Macclesfield Canal, Rainow, Saddle of Kerridge, Bollington. 12 miles. Note(1) Leader:-Jackie – Call leader 7 days before if you need a lift. if arriving from Macclesfield, head down Bollington main rd, passed the Co-op and the car park is situated left next to the recreation ground.

Halcyon Rambling Club, FRI 18 MAY. 18:30. HOLMESFIELD (Meet in church car park, entry at side of The Angel pub). SK 320 775. Ramble in the area. 5 Miles Grade 2. 07790 969 024/07518 029 776. SUN 20 MAY. 09:45. CHINLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE(Lower Lane, Chinley. Sat. Nav. Postcode SK23 6BE). SK 039 824. Chinley, Cracken Edge, Mount Famine, Chapel Milton. 9 Miles Grade 3. 01246 411 237. http://www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for males), WED 23 MAY. Meet 09.36 train to Huddersfield (Sheffield Train Station). Start Denby Dale and finish Stocksmoor. 9.5 miles. Ldr. Peter Wingfield. 01909 773437.

HF Sheffield Walking Group: SAT 19 MAY. Win Hill Hope Shatton. Meet 9.30 Dore Rd. Circular walk. WED 23 MAY. Stocksbridge. Meet 10.02 57 CBS. Circular walk. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walking Group: Friday 25th May Bronte Walk. A 4.5 mile walk taking in part of Stanage before dropping down to the Lees Hall area for a bit of Bronte history. Meet at the pub at 9am to register. £10 charge for the walk 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.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Tues 22nd May - 9:40am X17 bus to Chesterfield (Cavendish Street) Leader will join bus at Meadowhead,, SK384712. Walk starts 10:21. Tapton park, Ringwood Park, Brearley Park, Old Whittington. 8 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. Wed 23rd May - 9:40am 271 to The Millstone, Hathersage. (Leader will join bus), SK240808. Walk starts 10:25. Little John, Plough, Barrel, Miners Arms, Chequers, Grouse, Fox House. (Cars park at Fox House for bus at 10:20) 13 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

RAILWAY WALK: A linear walk from Meadowhall to Chapeltown (9 miles) with the Penistone Line Partnership. Saturday MAY 19th 2018. All welcome. Train departs: Sheffield 09.06 to MEADOWHALL. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: Welcomes independent-minded hillwalkers. Year-round sociable weekend and longer meets: 26 May- Ireland; 15-17 June Lakes; 6-8 June Wenlock Edge; 28 July- Romania; 24-27 June Clapham, Yorks Dales; 4-7 Oct. Arran; and Oct/Nov our 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.