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Phoenix Greenways

Type:Walking Route

Grassmoor Country Park
Birkin Lane
S42 5BW
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Phoenix Greenways


The Phonenix Greenways are great for walking, cycling and horse riding.

The greenways are a network of easy access off-road trails and quiet lanes. Once old railways and collieries, the trails are rising like a Phoenix from the ashes of industry.

Using the Phoenix Greenways you can explore some of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire's most beautiful landscapes. With great attractions in the surrounding area you can spend the day, a weekend or even a week.

While you are here, why not try our audio trail. Using smartphone technology, look out for symbols by the trail and download fascinating snippets about the trails’ history and today’s countryside.

There are many places to join the network and these all have car parking – some also have horse box parking.

Tibshelf Ponds on the Five Pits Trail
 Grassmoor Country Park on the Five Pits Trail
 Brierley Forest Park
 Teversal Trails Visitor Centre
 Pleasley Pit Country Park
 Hardwick Hall and Park (parking charges apply)

Guide Prices

Admission free



  • Disabled access - Some parts are wheelchair friendly


  • Picnic site


  • Free Parking
  • Parking with charge - Charge for parking at Hardwick

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Public toilets

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open daily all year.
Visitor Centre opening times vary

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A6175 towards Clay Cross. At 1st roundabout take 2nd exit (A6175). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (A6175). Continue on this road for approx 1½ miles to North Wingfield and turn right onto North Wingfield Green. Follow road past the Green and road becomes Chesterfield Road. Pass primary school and Deincourt School on left. Continue to Grassmoor and turn right opposite petrol station (Birkin Lane). Follow road to car park on left.

From East Follow A617 to M1 motorway roundabout. Take 2nd exit A6175 towards Clay Cross, then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617) Keep in left lane and leave by 1st exit. At end of sliproad turn right and follow road over A617. Continue to follow road to Hasland and turn right at mini roundabout opposite gates to Eastwood Park (B6038, The Green). Follow road for approx 2 miles and turn left into Birkin Lane. Follow road to car park on left.

Public Transport Directions

Chesterfield train station 6 miles away

Bus number 54 from Chesterfield town centre

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