Ford Evening Picnic Walk at Ridgeway
Walking Event, Wed 10 May 2017, free entry
Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre
Events at this Venue
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
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 403 804
Organised by Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers
Not pushchair/wheelchair accessible
|Wed 10 May 2017||18:30 to 20:30|
Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of local Rescue Services
- Chesterfield Area Walking Festival
SK 384711 53.23554 -1.42613
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.
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. Take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at next junction (30) then follow route from North/South.
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.
: 5 miles from Sheffield station
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Telephone (public)
- Children welcome
- Dogs accepted