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Shardlow and Great Wilne walks

Visorandonneur
distance 10.3mi Vertical gain +302ft Vertical drop -285ft Durée 5h00 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Long Whatton and Diseworth - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk explores the northwest of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.

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distance 13.71mi Vertical gain +492ft Vertical drop -476ft Durée 6h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Long Whatton and Diseworth - Leicestershire

A lengthy Leicestershire walk in the north west of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.

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Clifton Grove and River Trent from Barton Green - Nottinghamshire
distance 2.16mi Vertical gain +138ft Vertical drop -125ft Durée 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nottingham

A pleasant and easy walk in Nottinghamshire encompassing tree-side tracks, open fields, the River Trent, Clifton Village and a farm.

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Heanor, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 3.71mi Vertical gain +262ft Vertical drop -266ft Durée 1h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Heanor and Loscoe - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. In 1817 Heanor was a small settlement next to Heanor Hall and estate, where most were miners in shallow ‘bell pits’, quarrymen and domestic framework stocking knitters. Men from the area were to join the rebels as they marched from South Wingfield and Pentrich on 10th June 1817. This is Walk 10 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Visorandonneur
distance 8.08mi Vertical gain +325ft Vertical drop -295ft Durée 4h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nottingham

Great easy walk from the center of Nottingham to view the green spaces of Wollaton Park and the University of Nottingham then spot Robin Hood on the way back at Nottingham Castle.

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Nottingham, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 1.44mi Vertical gain +39ft Vertical drop -36ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nottingham

This urban walk visits sites associated with the planning of the rebellion, activities of government agents, preparations by the authorities to suppress the rising and the aftermath. This is Walk 1 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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Langley Mill, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 5.18mi Vertical gain +207ft Vertical drop -217ft Durée 2h35 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Aldercar and Langley Mill - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. After walking through the night the rebels reached the crossing of the Erewash River at Langley Bridge. They were to stop for refreshment here at the Junction Navigation Inn, now the Great Northern public house, before continuing their march towards Eastwood. This is Walk 11 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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distance 5.99mi Vertical gain +240ft Vertical drop -240ft Durée 3h00 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Greasley - Nottinghamshire

A moderate walk for all weathers on well trodden tracks through varied terrain including woodland, along a reservoir and on open tracks with great views over the outer Nottinghamshire Countryside.

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Codnor, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 2.65mi Vertical gain +148ft Vertical drop -164ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Codnor - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. After visiting the Butterley Works, the rebels continued their march through the night of the 9th June 1817 towards Nottingham. At Codnor they sought refreshment and shelter from the rain in public houses and continued their search for weapons, being joined by those from Ripley, Heage, Swanwick and Alfreton. This is Walk 9 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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Ripley, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 2.72mi Vertical gain +197ft Vertical drop -197ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ripley (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Ripley was a smaller town than Pentrich, but it played an important part in the Pentrich Revolution. There was much support here for reform and many joined the rebels’ march. This is Walk 8 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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Heage, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 6.45mi Vertical gain +331ft Vertical drop -318ft Durée 3h15 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ripley (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This circular route starts from Heage Windmill and follows parts of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution story. This is Walk 4 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Walking Old John & Beacon Hill ( Download : )
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Old John & Beacon Hill
distance 8.57mi Vertical gain +755ft Vertical drop -748ft Durée 4h35 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Newtown Linford - Leicestershire

This circular walk in rural Leicestershire climbs two of the county's most popular hills - Old John and Beacon Hill. In addition, the route includes visits to Ulverscroft Priory and the pretty village of Newtown Linford.

Walking Newstead Abbey from Linby ( Download : )
Visorandonneur
distance 5.46mi Vertical gain +135ft Vertical drop -135ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Linby - Nottinghamshire

This circular walk in Nottinghamshire starts from the attractive village of Linby, a conservation village, and uses part of the dismantled Great Northern Railway line to get to Newstead Abbey, the ruins of an Augustinian Priory built by Henry II in 1170. The return to Linby is through Abbey Woods and Papplewick village.

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Pentrich, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 4.47mi Vertical gain +187ft Vertical drop -194ft Durée 2h15 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Pentrich - Derbyshire

This circular route starts from The Dog Inn and follows parts of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution story. The largest community in the area in 1817, Pentrich was the centre of planning for the rebellion in Derbyshire. En-route see the commemorative plaques placed by the Pentrich Historical Society. This is Walk 5 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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Swanwick, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 4.01mi Vertical gain +249ft Vertical drop -249ft Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Swanwick - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution where many joined the rising from the Swanwick area, where discontent among miners and framework knitters had already been expressed in Luddite activity and an active Hampden Club. The walk will also pass the interesting industrial heritage of the area. This is Walk 7 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

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Fritchley, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 4.16mi Vertical gain +499ft Vertical drop -525ft Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crich - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. After leaving South Wingfield, on the night of the 9th June 1817, the rebels passed through the Fritchley area, visiting farms to demand weapons and men as they marched towards Nottingham. Retrace some of their steps on this walk and discover some anecdotes about that period. This is Walk 3 Fritchley from the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group.

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Alfreton, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 2.1mi Vertical gain +105ft Vertical drop -105ft Durée 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Alfreton - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. Alfreton, an historic town recorded in the Domesday Book, was an important centre in 1817, as a crossroads for the Turnpike roads between Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham, and the High Peak, and centre of the most important coal mining area in the county. This is Walk 6 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Walking Alfreton and Oakerthorpe ( Download : )
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Alfreton and Oakerthorpe
distance 4.23mi Vertical gain +289ft Vertical drop -279ft Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Alfreton - Derbyshire

An easy walk in the countryside around Alfreton and Oakerthorpe area going through fields and bluebell woodlands with nice views onto Amber valley.

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South Wingfield, Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution walk
distance 4.32mi Vertical gain +472ft Vertical drop -486ft Durée 2h25 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in South Wingfield - Derbyshire

This walk visits sites associated with the story of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution. Home of many of the rebels and starting point for their march following previous protests at low wages, Luddite attacks, rick burning, and reform, support for the Hampden Club. This is Walk 2 of the Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Walking Hoby circular walk ( Download : )
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Hoby circular walk
distance 5.49mi Vertical gain +167ft Vertical drop -190ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hoby with Rotherby - Leicestershire

This walk is about 5.5 miles long, starting and ending at the village of Hoby. There are fine views across the undulating Leicestershire countryside from the elevated ground near Ragdale Hall. The route and footpaths are well maintained with visible waymarkers and only a few stiles. Most paths are across crop or pasture fields but note some fields may contain bullocks depending on the time of year.

Visorandonneur
distance 12.24mi Vertical gain +207ft Vertical drop -207ft Durée 5h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Rearsby - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk starts from the attractive village of Rearsby and explores the countryside and villages lying to the east. The route also includes a section of the Leicestershire Round.

Visorandonneur
distance 7.47mi Vertical gain +197ft Vertical drop -223ft Durée 3h35 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Market Bosworth - Leicestershire

Walk through the small market town of Market Bosworth, a stroll by the canal, and a walk through fields that may have been fought over in the Battle of Bosworth; the last significant battle of the war of the roses in 1485.

Walking Lea Riber Tansley ( Download : )
Visorandonneur
distance 7.08mi Vertical gain +1122ft Vertical drop -1115ft Durée 4h15 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Cromford - Derbyshire

A good mixed terrain walk with great views. The early footpath rising through the woods was not well used so poorly defined.

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Cromford Canal and Sheep Pasture Top views
distance 4.08mi Vertical gain +505ft Vertical drop -522ft Durée 2h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Cromford - Derbyshire

Enjoy the great views and history around Cromford Canal and Sheep Pasture Top views. Go up into the woods learning all about the local industry before enjoying the view onto Derwent valley at the top, then finish your walk with a nice drink at the pub.

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Middleton Top and Harboro Rocks
distance 7.31mi Vertical gain +768ft Vertical drop -748ft Durée 4h00 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Middleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A circular walk around Middleton Top area. The 360° view offered by Harboro' Rocks over Carsington Water reservoir is incredible. It is also an opportunity to have a closer look at the windmills.

Walking Stainsby and Astwith ( Download : )
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distance 5.15mi Vertical gain +351ft Vertical drop -354ft Durée 2h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

Two pretty hamlets with superb views over the Doe Lea valley to Hardwick Hall.

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distance 3.56mi Vertical gain +246ft Vertical drop -226ft Durée 1h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

A parkland walk to a historic church, with an optional shortcut via Hardwick Hall.

Walking Kardwick Park longer walk ( Download : )
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distance 2.45mi Vertical gain +259ft Vertical drop -233ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

A level lakeside and woodland stroll with a climb through open parkland to Hardwick Hall.

Walking Ault Hucknall ( Download : )
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distance 5.06mi Vertical gain +289ft Vertical drop -289ft Durée 2h35 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

A parkland walk to a historic church, with an optional shortcut via Hardwick Hall.

Walking Hardwick Park ( Download : )
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distance 1.93mi Vertical gain +39ft Vertical drop -39ft Durée 0h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

A level lakeside and woodland stroll with an optional climb through open parkland to Hardwick Hall.

Walking Silverhill Country Park ( Download : )
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distance 6.34mi Vertical gain +292ft Vertical drop -269ft Durée 3h10 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

A gradual climb to the one of the highest points in Nottinghamshire, returning via Hardwick Hall.

Walking Winster and Surrounds ( Download : )
Visorandonneur
distance 5.15mi Vertical gain +656ft Vertical drop -650ft Durée 2h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Winster - Derbyshire

Nice, easy fine weather walk starting from the beautiful village of Winster. Lovely views as you travel through different terrains.

Visorandonneur
distance 2.81mi Vertical gain +36ft Vertical drop -36ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Great Glen - Leicestershire

A short Leicestershire walk that explores the countryside to the south of Great Glen. The walk also includes a short section of the Grand Union Canal including Crane's Lock.