Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, February 17, 2018

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Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles, Walks every month. New walkers welcome. Dtls Moya 07999845638.

THE RAMBLERS SHEFFIELD GROUP: Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. Sun 18th Feb - 9:20am No 272 bus to Fox House. Return on 272 bus from stop in or near to Hope, SK267803. Walk starts 9:55. Burbage Edge, Mitchell’s Field, Carhead Rocks, Stanage Edge, Hurstclough Lane, Bamford Mill, Thornhill Hope 13 miles linear, moderate. No dogs. Tues 20th Feb - 10:04am Yellow tram from cathedral to Meadowhall Terminus, SK391913. Walk starts 10:23. Hill Top, Dropping Well, Thundercliffe, Woolley Woods, Meadowhall 7 miles circular, intermediate. No dogs. Wed 21st Feb - 9:31am 75 bus from Waingate CG11 to Bellhouse Road/Mason Lath road, SK372932. Walk starts 10:10. Dog kennel bridge, Wentworth Woodhouse, Elsecar, Old Moor, Bolton 12 miles linear, intermediate. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

Dearne Valley Ramblers, SUN 18 FEB. Ravenfield Park Circular. A lovely walk from Hooton Roberts to Ravenfield Village and back through woods, field and parkland with panoramic views over South Yorkshire. One short steep ascent in Ravenfield Park but chance of rewarding refreshment in the Earl of Strafford. Starting point. Earl of Strafford (lower car park) at Hooton Roberts, Doncaster Road S65 4PF. Grid reference: SK483970. Nearest postcode: S65 4PF. Start time: 10:00. Estimated finish time: 13:30. Moderate 6.2 miles / 10 km. Contact details: John Watson. Telephone: 01709435207 or 07935947619. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. FRI 23 FEB. Walk, Talk & Eat. A lovely Friday walk from Low Bradfield of approx 4 or 5 miles followed by lunch at The Plough. Two meals for £6. Starting point: The Plough, New Road, Low Bradfield, Sheffield. Grid reference: SK266915. Nearest postcode: S6 6HW. Start time: 10:30. Estimated finish time: 12:00. Easy 4.5 miles / 7.2 km. Contact details: Steph and Tony Swaby. Telephone: 07880611925 or 07486365050. Additional notes: This is a circular walk. PLEASE NOTE: Booking for lunch with Tony & Steph Swaby is essential. Start time for the walk is 10.30am. http://www.ramblers.org.uk

Co-op Ramblers, SUN 18 FEB. 9.56 Halfway tram (Cathedral) to White Lane. Circular walk in the Moss Valley. 8miles/mod. Ldr Keith Moore.

Sheffield CHA, THURS 15 FEB. Centenary Walk: Originally walked 12th Feb 1981 Arundel Gate (Stop AG4) 2 bus (9.40) to Worsborough Mill (10.35). Linear walk via Rockley, Wortley Park, High Green 8 miles. SAT 17 FEB. Sheffield Station (9.44) Lincoln train to Shireoaks (10.10). Linear walk via Chesterfield Canal, Brancliffe Grange, Lindrick Golf Course, Woodsetts, North Anston, Todwick, Wales, finish Kiveton Bridge or Kiveton Park (bus or train return) - 8/9 miles. Joint walk with PLP. PLUS No planned walk. http://www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Good Companions, SUN 18 FEB. 09:26 [No change in tram departure time in new timetable] Yellow tram from Cathedral to Middlewood then 09:48 SL1 bus to Oughtibridge, (bottom of Church Street), Coumes Wood, Swinnock Hall, Morehall Reservoir, Broomhead Reservoir, Waldershaigh, Fox Valley, 8 miles. Note(1) Leader will meet the bus. Note (2) Hilly Walk. https://goodcompanionsrambling.com

Halcyon Rambling Club, SUN 18 FEB. 09:45. ROWSLEY OLD STATION CP. SK 258 659. Congreave, Stanton Moor, Rocking Stone Farm, Birchover, Stanton Woodhouse. 9 Miles Grade 2+. 01629 636 175 or 07702 358 159. http://www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for males), WED 21 FEB. Meet 09.44 tram to Malin Bridge (Castle Square). Start Malin Bridge for round walk. Rivelin Dam, Underbank and Storrs House. Ldr. John Barker. 01909 773437.

Penistone Line Partnership: next walk: train departs Sheffield at 09.44 to Shireoaks this Saturday 17th February for an 8 mile walk to Kiveton Bridge. Details text to 07908 - 450444.

HF Sheffield Group, SAT 17 FEB. Bradfield. Meet 9.30 Malin Bridge. Circular walk. WED 21 FEB. Hope Castleton Pub Lunch. Meet 9.40 CBS, 271 bus. www.hfwalkingsheffield.co.uk

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow Walking Group: FRI 16 FEB. Brown Edge. A fairly easy 4 mile walk in the Ringinglow area. Meet at the pub at 9.00 for tea/coffee and to register. SAT 24 FEB. Mayfield Valley. Lots of local history on this 2 hour walk in lovely surroundings. All walks cost £10 including lunch and drinks, payable to the pub at the start of the walk. See http://www.norfolkarms.com/ringinglow-walks.php or call 07950962027 for more information.

Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: welcomes independent hillwalkers who wish to go further. Year-round sociable weekend and longer meets: Snowdonia (23-25 Feb) then Glencoe (15-18 Mar), Calpe, Stoney Middleton, Ireland, Dales, Romania 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.