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Walks In Derbyshire

There really is no better way to see the beautiful area that we live in than to walk in Derbyshire. Over the years we have walked what feels like pretty much the entire of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and feel it only right to share those walks with you. In every edition of Country Images Magazine we feature a walk for you to follow and now we’ve put them online for you to read too. If you have a mobile or tablet, why not follow the walks on it, with a map and an explanation of where to go it’s ideal for you to follow so as not to get lost. We hope  you enjoy the selection below and check back regularly for new walks.

Previous walks in Derbyshire

Walk_Great_Northern_1_Nov13Walking The Great Northern 

This short walk skirts the western boundary of Derby enjoying some of the fine surrounding countryside, returning by way of the Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk. The Great Northern…
Read the Great Northern Walk…

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Walking Beyond Dovedale

On many fine days, or for that matter on some that are not so fine, the area around the Dovedale Narrows can become so crowded that queues often build up as walkers try to…
Read the Dovedale Walk…

BS-Walk-Osmaston-Pond-Sep13Walking Osmaston – Nr Ashbourne

The A52 Derby to Ashbourne road passes through some of the gentlest rural countryside in Derbyshire.  Tiny villages little changed in centuries sit around junctions of minor…
Read the Osmaston…

BS-Elvaston-Castle-1-Aug13Walking Elvaston – Derbyshire

5½ miles (8.8 km) of easy, level walking through woodland bordering parkland, followed by riverside tracks and hay meadows. Two Derby commuter villages linked by…
Read the Elvaston walk…

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Walking Middleton & Longdale

6 miles (9.5km) of moderate field paths and open limestone pasture. Can be muddy around the exit from Bradford Dale and near the head of Long Dale.
Read the  Middleton & Longdale walk…

BS-Walk-Stanage-Edge-1-Jan13A Walk Along Stanage Edge

7 miles (11.26 km). Rough moorland walking, followed by an easy lane and fieldpaths into Hathersage.  One steep initial climb of 1037 feet (316 metres).  Muddy sections…
Read the Stanage Edge Walk…

BS-Walk-Wessington-Feb13A Walk From Wessington

About 4½ miles (7.25km) of field and brook side walking with gentle climbs throughout. Muddy sections around Lindwaysprings Brook and fields on either side of…
Read the Wessington Walk

BS-Ladybower-David-Bryan-Mar13A Walk Around Ladybower

6½ miles (10.5km) of moderate walking mostly along well defined tracks and forest trails; one 580ft (177m) climb. Park in the roadside layby on the A57, Snake Road…
Read the Ladybower Walk…

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Walking Around Belper & Chevin

6 miles (9.5km) of moderate walking along riverbank and through meadowland and woods. This walk follows the Derwent downstream beneath the Chevin which…
Read the Belper Chevin Walk

BS-Walk-Shiperley-2-Jun13A Walk Around Shipley Park

About 6 miles (10km) of gently undulating country; partly in woodland with country lanes and a short stretch of quiet road through the village of Mapperley.  Easy walking…
Read the walk around Shipley Country Park

 

We hope you enjoy the walks, but check back regularly for more walks in Derbyshire and walks in The Peak District as we are constantly adding new ones.