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Springtime Walk. Baslow and Chatsworth Estate

A circular walk start at the Robin Road Inn ( A619 Chesterfield Road ) taking in a variety of terrain from the quite rugged Baslow Edge to the more formal Chatsworth Estate.

The planned walk length is 7 miles and includes 850 ft of ascent. I would rate the walk as moderate, much of the walk is on clearly defined trails so suitable for walkers of most ability including capable teenage children. Dogs should be ok but please keep them on a lead particulary within Chatsworth. If you intend to take a Dog please let me know so that I can check for any currently unforeseen problems.

If we make goodtime and the group is willing further exploration of the Chatsworth Estate is possible which might add up an an additional 2 miles of light walking.

I plan to stop for lunch in Chatsworth and for a drink at the pub at the end. Hot meals are available from the pub but please bring a packed lunch as oppotunities for food and drink are limited during the walk itself. Make sure to bring enough water and as it's still quite cold, warm ideally waterproof clothing is a must. Some parts of the walk could be muddly so proper walking footware is very much encouraged and trainers much discouraged.

If you need any more information please ask me on my email [masked]. I will add my mobile nearer the time for last minute enquiries.

Please be aware that the group will set off at 10.45am. Please allow plenty of time for your journey so as not to delay other walk members who may have important reasons to be back. We will be back at the start point by 4.00pm latest. Nottingham Centre to start point via M1 = approx 1 hour according to google.

Robin Hood Inn

Chesterfield Road, Baslow

DE45 1PQ

www.robinhoodinnbaslow.co.uk

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  • Steve P.

    Great walk Steve - thanks. Will try to upload some photos

    March 18, 2013

  • Helen T.

    Thanks for a great walk Steve- weren't we so lucky with the weather. Look forward to another one. Helen

    March 17, 2013

  • steve w.

    Thanks for those that made it out. Great walk, good chat and nice weather. Will put something similar on again including the edges perhaps starting/finishing in Hathersage.

    March 17, 2013

  • steve w.

    Hello to all those still going. Will see you there. Any probs then my mobile is[masked]

    March 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unable to make it now!

    March 15, 2013

  • Di

    Really sorry Steve, I'm afraid I can't make this now. Hope you all have a good day :)

    March 15, 2013

  • Steve P.

    Hi All. Will be driving from Alfreton area near junction 28 if that is of any use to anyone for a lift.

    March 12, 2013

    • steve w.

      I will be in chesterfield from about 9.30. I will guess you will be passing around 10. If I give you a ring about 9.00 to arrange would that be Ok?

      March 15, 2013

    • Steve P.

      Yes thats fine - see you tomorrow about 10 ish. Bye. Steve

      March 15, 2013

  • steve w.

    latest weather is about 8 degrees with sun and showers. Make sure you carry something that can cope with the rain. It the weather turns bad I will avoid some of the more exposed parts of the walk. I don't think it seems that rainy though. See you at 10.30ish

    March 15, 2013

  • Abi

    sorry folks, too much studying to do!

    March 15, 2013

  • Blane

    I may be scheduled to Run. If not' I'll be delighted to attend this walk as it's one of my favorite Derbyshire area's.

    March 14, 2013

  • steve w.

    Problems, Problems!. Sadly my +1 has pulled out due to illness so that leaves me in need of a lift. Could anybody be so kind? I would arrange to meet you at a convenient spot. Thanks in advance. Don't despair though as I will get the bus if need be now I'm commited.

    March 12, 2013

  • Helen T.

    Hi, Yes I will be coming- but will be in Sheffield the night before so can't give anyone a lift there sorry.

    Let's hope its not sleeting like today.

    March 10, 2013

    • steve w.

      Weather for DE45 looks like steady improvement all week. about 5 degrees with sun and showers is forecast.

      March 11, 2013

  • Maggie

    Sorry I have to back out of this one. I won't be able to get up there on time so I'm doing a shorter walk nearer home.

    March 7, 2013

  • Abi

    its a maybe

    March 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's a maybe at the moment

    February 28, 2013

  • Nikki D.

    A lift to/from the starting point would be REALLY appreciated!

    February 5, 2013

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