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Spital Tree Trail

Type:Walking Event

Spital Cemetery
Hady Hill
S41 0DZ
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Trees at Spital Cemetery


An early evening walk for all the family.

This walk is a chance to see a variety of trees located in a small area, some up to 160 years old. You will find common trees to the UK, such as Ash, Elm and Beech. There is also an avenue of Limes, a species often found in cemeteries, and you will find out why.

Supplied with a fact sheet you will be taking a gentle stroll to identify all of the many varieties, broadening your tree knowledge for another day. Children will be able to have a go at bark and leaf rubbing and refreshments will be available.

Walk grading - easy access (suitable for people with conventional wheelchairs and pushchairs.  Assistance may be needed to push wheelchairs on some sections).

Organised by the Friends of Spital Cemetery

Guide Prices

Free of charge. Donations gratefully accepted for the Friends of Spital Cemetery
Booking essential



  • Disabled access - Route accessible for wheelchairs


  • Children welcome - Family Friendly walk. Young walkers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Free Parking - Near the Chapels or on Cemetery Road

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on a lead


  • Accessibility of route - Route accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs
  • Description of route - Circular walk, no stiles
  • Length of route (miles) - 1
  • Typical duration of route - 1 hour

Opening Times

Season (1 July 2021)
Thursday17:00 - 18:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Some parking available next to the Chapels or on Cemetery Road or Spital Lane

From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 3rd exit (A632, signposted Bolsover). At traffic lights (Bridge Inn) go straight on and, at next traffic lights go straight on again (or turn right to park on Spital Lane). Turn right 50 yards down road into Cemetery Lodge car park. For parking on Cemetery Road, continue on road and take next right.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, 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. Keep in left lane and, at roundabout, select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632, signposted Bolsover). Then follow route from North/South.

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