Saturday 17 September - 2 walks

In the Footsteps of the Pentrich Rebels of 1817 (Belper)

Length & Grading: 3.5 miles, easy/moderate.

This guided walk in Belper follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817, visiting places associated with the Rising. An urban walk on pavements with steep hill and steps. (No stiles).

Starting Point: Ritz Cinema, King Street, Belper DE56 1QA. Grid Ref 475 350. (Pay and display car parking at back of Market Place nearby).

Start Time: 10.30am. Finish:12.30pm.

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

Parking Fee
Accessible by bus
Dogs Allowed
Children Welcome
Toilet en route
Accessible by train
Belper River Gardens

Heritage walk at Bennerley Viaduct

Length & Grading: 2 miles, moderate.

Learn about the industrial heritage of the newly opened heritage railway bridge, Bennerley Viaduct. This is an engineering marvel and a must-see for railway and industrial history fans. 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: 2pm. Finish: 4pm.

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

Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Children Welcome
Dogs Allowed