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Royal, Railways, Rother and Return

Type:Walking Event

Chesterfield Railway Station
Corporation Street
S41 7UB
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The entrance to Chesterfield Station with statue of George Stephenson out front


This is a pretty, quiet and mainly off-road circular walk.  It is one of Transition Chesterfield’s car-free walks.  

From the Railway Station, you will be climbing through Tapton golf course using off-road woodland paths.  Fine views of Chesterfield and beyond can be seen on a clear day.  

After walking through Chesterfield Royal hospital grounds, you will go via Hady through fields and woodland.  

Finally, you will return to the station using a short section along the main road and back alongside the river Rother.

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Grid reference – SK 38806 71405
This is a circular walk
No stiles

Organised by Transition Chesterfield

Guide Prices

Free of charge. Booking essential



  • Children welcome - Family friendly walk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Must be on a lead


  • Accessibility of route - Leisurely
  • Description of route - Circular walk, 1 rest stop, no stiles
  • Length of route (miles) - 4 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 2½ hours

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Public Transport Directions

Any bus to Chesterfield town centre

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Tapton golf course with Crooked Spire in the distanceTapton Park Golf Course, ChesterfieldTapton Golf Course is situated on the outskirts of Chesterfield Derbyshire, it is the only municipal parkland golf course in the area boasting a full 18 hole demanding golf course, a testing 9 hole golf course and an 18 hole chip and putt

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