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1 Linacre Bird Walk

Type:Chesterfield Walking Festival

Main Car Park
Linacre Reservoirs
Cutthorpe
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 7JW
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1 Linacre Bird Walk

About

Please join Chesterfield RSPB Group for an informal, leisurely walk around all three reservoirs at Linacre. We will spend time looking and listening for a range of summer migrant birds, as well as watching the resident waterbirds.

Booking Essential
Grid Reference - SK 336 727
Circular Walk
No Stiles

Organised by Chesterfield RSPB

Guide Prices

Free of charge - booking essential

Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - On a lead
  • Public toilets - Available at some point en route

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Easy
  • Length of route (miles) - 3 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 3 hours

Opening Times

Season (11 May 2019)
DayTimes
Saturday07:30 - 10:30

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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. 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.

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