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A Bit of the Beast

Type:Walking Event

Town End Car Park
Town End
S44 6DT
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Tel01246 345777

Walkers in Chesterfield area countryside


Fancy doing the beast but can’t manage the whole 20 miles?

Join the Hairy Hikers as we stride out to see some of the best sites of the Beast of Bolsover but in a more compact walk.

This is a shorter, 10-mile walk taking in some of the fantastic countryside around Bolsover.

Booking essential
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Grid reference – SK 46310 63511
This is a circular walk
1-5 stiles
Please bring a packed lunch

Organised by the Hairy Hikers

Guide Prices

Admission free. Booking essential.



  • Children welcome - Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs must be on a lead


  • Accessibility of route - Moderate
  • Description of route - Circular walk, 2-3 rest stops, 1-5 stiles Bring a packed lunch
  • Length of route (miles) - 10 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 6½ hours

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Langwith-Whaley Thorns, approximately 4.5 miles away. 

Accessible by bus 1 or 1A.  

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