(SD) South Yorks & N.E.Derbyshire Area
Groups in South Yorks & N.E.Derbyshire Area:
(SD01) Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Group
Phone: 01246 220373
Contact via web/email
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Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Group Programme
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A Group that does what it says - organises in excess of 350 walks per annum accessible to people in the Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire area.
From short to long, car to bus, easy to strenuous, linear or circular, joint walks with Sight Support Derbyshire etc.- you name it we do it.
Please see chesterfieldramblers.org.uk and chesterfieldramblers.com for more details. You can even follow us on Facebook or send us a tweet. A free taster walk costs you nothing.
(SD02) Doncaster Group
The Doncaster Group walks on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the year, with walks on Wednesday evenings in the summer, and fortnightly on Thursdays.
Our Walks Programme is published twice-yearly and the leader's phone number is always given.
We walk locally in the Doncaster area, as well as in Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and north Nottinghamshire. We also organise day coach trips several times a year to the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. We also organise weekends away, to places such as the Lake District and the Dales.
We have a very active Footpath sub-committee which monitors local conditions.
(SD03) Sheffield Group
Please check our web site, www.sheffieldramblers.org, for up to date walk information. You can sign up to our Walks Updates emails on the Walks Changes page. These will let you know about any changes to walks.
Sheffield Group has walks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays plus easy 'Shorter Walks' on Thursdays and Saturdays. Except for coach rambles almost all use public transport and bus or train details are given in the description. People traveling by car are welcome to join the group at the start of the walk but they should check whether the walk is circular - i.e. returning to the same point - or linear, in which case the walk will finish at another point where public transport is available.
For more information see our web site: www.sheffieldramblers.org.
Sheffield Ramblers also support the Sheffield Visually Impaired Walking Group who offer a regular programme of led walks. For more see www.sviwg.co.uk, contact 0114 234 1217 or write to SVIWG c/o Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind, 5 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT.
(SD04) Rotherham Metro Ramblers Group
Phone: 01709 371266
Contact via web/email
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A friendly,welcoming group that walks every Saturday and alternate Wednesdays. Walks to suit everyone take place in the local Rotherham area or in areas of South and West Yorkshire, the White and Dark Peak areas of Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.
On the alternate Wednesdays there is a short walk option (4-6 miles) starting from Thorpe Hesley Church.SK 378960.
(SD05) Barnsley & Penistone Group
The main meeting places for weekend walks are:
Birdwell (Moor Lane): Leave the M1 at Jctn 36. Take the A61 to Barnsley and Moor Lane is the first left, only a short distance from the roundabout. Meet behind the old police station - now a centre for spiritual healing. SE 348003
Darton: Public car park, (rear of Post Office) Church Street. SE 311100
Dodworth: Railway station, on main A628 Barnsley Road. SE 311053
Carlton car park: A61 from Barnsley. B6132 Laithes Lane to Spring Lane - Carlton Church on left. Car Park straight ahead. Used during the winter months. SE 367101
Details of other venues may be obtained from individual walk leaders.
If you do not have your own transport this is not a problem, as lifts and car sharing can be arranged - please contact the walk leader to discuss (telephone number displayed in details of each walk).
Monthly open meetings are held at Cudworth Fire Station. Contact the Secretary on 01226 384041 for dates and and any other group details which may be required.
As of Jan 2013 our website is closed. Walks on SYNED site. I will provide a link to new web site when available.
(SD07) Dearne Valley Group
The Dearne Valley covers the area between Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, and includes Swinton, Wath-upon-Dearne and Mexborough. Several of our walks are within this area, often taking advantage of the Trans-Pennine Trail and other regenerated paths and trails. Our walks outside the Dearne Valley area are equally popular. Members and none members are welcome on all walks. We also arrange social events and coach trips to allow walks further afield. Full details can be found on our website www.dearnevalley.org.uk
(SD50) Sheffield 20s & 30s Group
Sheffield 20s and 30s walking group put on walks in the Sheffield area most Saturdays and Sundays, ranging from leisurely to strenuous. Our walks are mostly in the Peak area, but we also arrange booked weekends away to more distant countryside.
The start time given is for meeting in Sheffield from where we car-share or take public transport to the walk start.
Please inform the walk leader by the day beforehand if you will be attending, and how you intend to travel.
(SD51) Chesterfield 20s & 30s Group
(SD52) Sheffield 40s Group
The Sheffield 40s Walking Group, started in summer 2007, has over 160 members who love walking in the Peak District and farther afield, meeting socially for the odd drink or two and even going away for weekends together. The group is aimed at people in and around their forties but is happy to accept anyone of any age as long as you are over 18 and up for a laugh. You don't even need to live in Sheffield!.
We offer a full programme of Saturday and Sunday walks all year round with something for everyone, longer and shorter both near and far. Our walks programme is updated approximately every quarter and members are kept up to date via monthly email updates or by looking at our website. Nights out are arranged at least once a month and weekends away every couple of months.
From the outset we wanted the group to be web-based and as close to paper-free as is currently possible. The website is the best place to find everything you need to know about our group and should have answers to most questions that you have but if not please feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(SD90) Get Walking in Sheffield Group
Email: Contact Ramblers main office for a postal address or phone number for this Area or Group
Get Walking Keep Walking is an exciting urban walking project developed by the Ramblers - Britain's walking charity. The project is funded until Dec 2011 by the Big Lottery Fund through the Active Travel Consortium of leading walking, cycling and health organisations. The project is also supported by Sheffield City Council.
Mission WALKING IS FOR EVERYONE!!
We are about encouraging everyone no matter what age, community or ability to get out walking in the urban areas of Sheffield. We want to encourage people to be healthier through walking whilst discovering hidden gem's on their own doorstep! Walking is for everyone and great for your physical and mental health. Why not give it a try?
We can offer stepcounters and a Do It Yourself walking pack free to Sheffield residents. You will receive a pack and stepcounter if you come along on one of our walking programmes or find us at an event near you.