image for Walking Event item typeFord Evening Picnic Walk at Ridgeway

Walking Event, Wed 10 May 2017, free entry

Bridge Inn at Ford near Ridgeway

Bridge Inn at Ford near Ridgeway


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Main Road,
Nr Sheffield,
S12 3XR

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 10 May Ford Evening Picnic Walk


A lovely evening walk following undulating footpaths through woods and fields in the moss valley. Bring your own picnic and sit mat. Ground may be muddy if recent rain. If weather poor picnic will be abandoned but walk will continue.
4 miles, Moderate, 6-10 stiles

Meet at Ford Public Car Park (behind Bridge Inn), Ford, Sheffield. S12 3YD
Children welcome (must be accompanied by an adult if under 16)
Dogs allowed on a lead
Not accessible by public transport
Free parking
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 403 804
Organised by Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers

Walk Route: Circular

Access: Not pushchair/wheelchair accessible

Duration: 2 hours

Miles: 4

Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 10 May 2017 18:30 to 20:30
Start at 5.30pm for picnic


Free entry

Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of local Rescue Services



See location of Ridgeway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23554 Long: -1.42613

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 30. Take A6135 signposted Sheffield. Follow road for approx 3 miles (passing Renishaw Hall) to traffic lights. Select left hand lane and go straight on (A6135). Continue to follow road for just under 2 miles and turn left (B6388). Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Main Road.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. Take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at next junction (30) then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (B&Q) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (Little Chef) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (B6025 signposed Eckington). Follow road for approx 4 miles and, at T-junction turn left (B6056). Follow road for approx 1 mile to crossroads, and turn right (Ford Road). Follow road through Ford and up hill (Main Road) into Ridgeway.

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Sheffield station


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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