Saturday 10 September - 2 walks

Autumn Footprints Shipley Guided Walk


Length & Grading: 3 mile, easy.


Come on this short walk at the beginning of the Walking Festival. The walk starts at 10.30am outside the Visitor Centre. This 3 mile circular walk will include snippets of history and wildlife of the park. (1-5 stiles).


Starting Point: Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre, Slack Lane, Heanor DE75 7GX. Grid Ref: SK 431 452.


Start Time: 10:30am. Finish: 1pm.


Booking: Booking advised. Phone Michelle Marriott on 01629 533991 or email michelle.marriott@derbyshire.gov.uk.


Parking Fee
Accessible by bus
Children Welcome
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed
Shipley Park

In the Footsteps of the Pentrich Rebels of 1817 (Heage and Lower Hartshay)


Length & Grading: 6 miles, moderate.


CANCELLED - This walk has been cancelled, we apologise for any inconvenience.


This guided walk follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817 and visits historical sites from the time, Heage Windmill, Morley Park Ironworks and Cromford Canal, with views across the Amber Valley. The route crosses fields, follows the old canal and is along roads through Heage itself. The path descends quite steeply between Heage and Sawmills. (10-15 stiles). Parking on the road in Lower Hartshay (NOT in the small pub car park).


Starting Point: The George Inn, 56 Main Road, Lower Hartshay, Ripley DE5 3RP. Grid Ref: SK 380 515.


Start Time: 10:30am. Finish: 1:30pm.


Booking: Booking advised. Phone Michelle Marriott on 01629 533991 or email michelle.marriott@derbyshire.gov.uk.


Free Parking
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed
Heage Windmill