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Walking Event, Sat 6 May 2017, free entry

Linacre Reservoirs

Linacre Reservoirs


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Woodnook Lane,
S42 7AU

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Please join Chesterfield RSPB Group for an informal, leisurely walk around all three reservoirs. We will spend time looking and listening for a range of summer migrant birds, as well as watching the resident waterbirds.
2-3 miles, easy, no stiles

Meet at Main Car Park, Linacre Reservoirs, Cutthorpe, Chesterfield. S42 7AU
Children welcome (must be accompanied by an adult if under 16)
Dogs allowed on a lead
Toilet available on route (if relevant)
Not accessible by public transport
Circular walk
Parking fee charged
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 337 727
Organised by RSPB Chesterfield

Duration: 3 hours

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 May 2017 07:30 to 10:30


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 336727  Lat: 53.25069 Long: -1.49697

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout (traffic light controlled) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep in right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round roundabout and, at mini roundabout, take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts. At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 1 mile to Four Lanes End and take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road through village, passing Three Merry Lads pub and the Peacock pub. Take next left after passing Cutthorpe School on right and follow road to car park.

From East
Take A617 to M1 motorway roundabout and take 3rd exit (A617), then follow route from North/South.

From West
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout, take 1st exit. Take next right (Slack Lane). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx 1 mile to Four Lanes End, then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Chesterield station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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