Friday 16 September - 2 walks

Rewilding the Iron Giant Bennerley Viaduct

Length & Grading: 2 miles, moderate.

Explore the natural heritage of the newly opened heritage railway bridge, Bennerley Viaduct and learn how our volunteers are helping nature on this former coalfield. This circular walk involves 60 steps on Nottingham side and a further 40 steps up and down on the Ilkeston side. (1 stile).

Starting Point: Compound at Bennerley Viaduct, off Awsworth Road, Bennerley Viaduct, Awsworth Road, Ilkeston.DE7 8PX. Grid Ref: SK 473 434.

Start Time: 11am. Finish: 12:30pm.

Booking: Booking essential. Phone 07707 424644 and leave a message with Kate. Email: Eventbrite website:

Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Children Welcome
Dogs Allowed

Trent Lock Wildlife Walk

Length & Grading: 3 miles, easy.

A look at wildflowers and other wildlife on a short amble around Trent Lock. (1-5 stiles).

Starting Point: Meet outside the Canal and River Trust Education Centre at Trent Lock NG10 2FY near the Steamboat Inn SK49033125.

Start Time: 10am. Finish: 12pm.

Booking: Booking advised. Phone Michelle Marriott on 01629 533991 or email

Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Accessible by train
No Dogs Allowed
Toilet en route
Children Welcome
Trent Lock