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Walking Event, Wed 10 May 2017, free entry

Holmesfield Church

Holmesfield Church


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Main Road,
S18 7WT

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This figure of 8 walk takes a sneaky peak at the amazing Peak District on moorland tracks and trails. We’ll visit the National Trust’s Longshaw estate as well as walking part of the GHB Ward (King of the Ramblers) walk and a taste of the Sheffield Country Walk.
10 miles, moderate, 11+ stiles

Meet at Holmesfield Church, Main Road, Holmesfield, Dronfield. S18 7XA
Children welcome (must be accompanied by an adult if under 16)
Dogs allowed on a lead
Bring a packed lunch
Toilet available on route
Accessible by public transport
Number 16 at 09:00 from Packers Row (Stop L1), arrives Holmesfield at 09:23
Number 16 at 14:52 from Holmesfield, arrives Chesterfield at 15:15
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Free parking
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 321 777
Organised by Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers, celebrating their 50th Anniversary

Walk Route: Circular

Access: Not pushchair/wheelchair friendly

Duration: 5 hours

Miles: 10

Picnic site

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 10 May 2017 09:30 to 14:30


Free entry

Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of local Rescue Services



See location of Holmesfield on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 324777  Lat: 53.29526 Long: -1.51535

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at Junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout 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. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051). Follow road to Barlow (approx 3 miles). Continue through Barlow village to Millthorpe (approx 1½ miles). Turn right at Royal Oak pub onto Millthorpe Lane (turns into Cartledge Lane). Follow road to Holmesfield, turn left (B6054). Angel Pub and Church are on right.

From East
Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow directions from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit, turning left onto Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and turn right at traffic lights. Follow road straight on through all traffic lights. At roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit (passing multi-storey car park). At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051), then follow route from North/South.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Dronfield station


  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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