Evening Walk No.1 Two Mills

Cliff Mill, Gonalston

Over Barker Hill into Gonalston to Cliff Mill (children as young as seven worked there), Gonalston Blacksmith, Gonalston Hall and St Lawrence Church, on to Hovering- ham Lakes and Mill, Caythorpe and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Magna Charta PH, Southwell Road, Lowdham. (Park in the village with care.) Grid Ref: SK 671 463 Post Code: NG14 7DQ Distance 5 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Evening Walk No.2 – Strelley Bluebells

Bluebell Woods

Oldmoor Wood, Robinettes Arm, Nottingham Canal, Cossall, Turkey Fields Farm, Strelley. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Strelley Hall car park. Grid Ref: SK 506 421 Post Code: NG8 6PE Distance: 6.1 Miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.1

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer lead- er at Brinsley Headstocks Car Park, Mansfield Road. Grid Ref. SK 465 486 Distance 2 miles or 1 and a half hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Greasley Parish Walk No.1

Footpath to Greasley Church

First in a series of walks around the parish, mainly off road. Stiles and farm animals may be encountered. Paths may be wet or muddy so suitable footwear is essential. Routes may vary depending on ground conditions. We walk field paths over the “cliff” then down to Watnall Wood for the bluebells. Returning via Reckoning House Farm. Meet Jeff Catherines at the Royal Oak PH, Main Road, Watnall Grid Ref. SK 502 457 Post Code NG16 1HS Distance 3 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710759

Evening Walk No.3 Gotham Hills

Gypsum Workings Gotham Hill

Moor Lane, Gypsum Way, Cuckoo Bush, Wood Lane, Cottagers Hill, Gotham Hills, and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at The Square, Gotham, outside Sun Inn & Village Pump Grid Ref: SK 536 301 Post Code: NG11 0HX Distance: 4.9 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Greasley Footpath Walk No.2

Footpath to Greasley Church

From Kimberley follow a former Railway line to Watnall and then New Farm Lane to Bulwell Wood. Returning via Long Lane then field paths and railway track. Meet Jeff Catherines at the Nelson and Railway PH Station Road, Kimberley. Grid Ref. SK 498 449 Post Code NG16 2NR Distance 4.5 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710759

Evening Walk No.4 Friar Tuck’s Well

Rainworth Lodge

Along A6197, Rainworth, L-Lake, Rainworth Lodge, Cave Pond, Friar Tuck’s Well, Rainworth Water Lakes, Harlow Wood, Forest Stone, Old Newark Road, return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the Golden Eagle PH, Oakleaf Close, off A6191 South- well Road West, Mansfield. Grid Ref: SK570 592 Post Code: NG18 4GE Distance: 6.7 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Evening Pub Walk from The Lock Keeper

Chesterfield Canal

Along the Chesterfield Canal to Shireoaks Hall, back via the Canal to the pub. Join us for a drink here. Meet Keith and Janet (Worksop Ramblers) at the Lock Keeper PH, Sandy lane, Worksop. Grid Ref. SK572 797 Postcode S80 1TJ Distance 4 miles Contact Tel. 01909 509729 or 07794 243935 We have no-one trained in first-aid. www.ramblers.org.uk/worksop

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre – A Bat Walk

Did you know that a pipistrelle bat can devour over 3,000 midges a night and baby bats cling to their mothers when mum flies in search of food? Join us on this evening walk to learn more about the bats of Sherwood Forest and their association with the world famous Ancient Oaks. This event will involve a gentle stroll of approximately 1.5 miles and finish in the dark at about 10.00 pm Please bring a low powered torch. Insect repel- lent is recommended. Not suitable for under 8’s. Pre-booking essential on www.visitsherwood.co.uk £7.50 or £6.00 RSPB members Meet at the Visitor Centre. Post code: NG21 9RN Contact: 01623 677 329

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.2

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer lead- er at the White Lion PH, Hall Lane, Brinsley. Grid Ref. SK 459 489 Distance 3 miles or 2 hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No.5 Codnor Castle & Golden Valley

Codnor Castle

To Ormonde Fields, Codnor Castle, Cromford Canal, Ironville, Codnor Park Reservoir, Jubilee Wood, Coach Road, Tanyard, return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Codnor Market Place Grid Ref.: SK420 495 Post Code DE5 9QA Distance: 5.3 Miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Greasley Footpath Walk No.3

Greasley Footpath

Via Brooksbreasting Farm and Misk Hill Farm onto Misk Hill (steep climb), returning via Beacon Hill, Watnall brickyard site, Narrow Lane and Bogend. Meet Jeff Catherines at Greasley Church (Park in layby in front of the church on the B600 between Watnall and Moorgreen) Ref. SK 490 472 Post Code NG16 2AB Distance 5 miles Contact Tel. 01773 710759

Evening Walk No.6 Hoton Hills Circular

Hoton Hill

Prestwold, path towards Burton on the Wolds, Old Wood, Prestwold Hall, St. Andrews Church, Prestwold, Big Lin Wood, Harts Farm, Hoton Hill, return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the small lay-by on Old Parsonage Lane, off Prestwold Lane, Hoton. Grid Ref: SK575 224 Post Code: LE12 5SG Distance: 5.8 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.3

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at the Durham Ox PH, High Street, Brinsley Grid Ref. SK 460 503. Distance 3 and a half miles or 2 hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No.7 River Soar

River Soar

River Soar, Sutton Bonington, Pasture Lane, Zouch Cut, River Soar, Old Cut, Kegworth. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the Anchor Inn, 139 Station Road, Kegworth. Grid Ref: SK 493 273 Post Code: DE74 2FR Distance: 5.6 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Greasley Footpath Walk No.4

Greasley Footpath

This evening Ann Whyte of Beauvale Priory joins us as a joint leader to lead a walk in the woods and farm lanes towards Annesley and back. Meet Ann and Jeff Catherines at Beauvale Priory, New Road, Moorgreen. Grid Ref. SK 493 490 Post Code NG16 2AA Distance 5.5 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710759

Flora at Stanton Tip, Bulwell

Lesser Celandine

A two-hour summer walk around the former site of Babbington Colliery, now taken over by Nature. Wild flowers and narrow twisting paths make this a wildlife heaven, but it’s unsuitable for those with limited physical ability or wheelchair users. No booking required. Meet at the Cinderhill tram stop NG6 8PY. Contact LucyKennedy at nwtcitylocalgroup@gmail.com

Evening Walk No.8 Silverhill & Hardwick Hall

Silverhill Nottingham

Silverhill (highest point in Notts) to Stanley, Hardwick Inn, Lady Spencer’s Wood, Norwood Lodge, Peartree Lane, Teversal, return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the Carnarvon Inn, Fackley Rd, Fackley, nr Teversal. Grid Ref: SK475 614 Post Code: NG17 3JA Distance: 6.9 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Worksop Waterways

Chesterfield Canal bridge

Our walk takes in the Chesterfield Canal, Sandhill Lake and the River Ryton. Returning to the Library we walk past The Priory and through Memorial Avenue Gardens. Stop for a drink with us afterwards at the Liquorice Gardens. Meet Diana (Worksop Ramblers) in the car park behind Worksop Library on Memorial Avenue. Grid Ref. SK 588 789 Postcode S80 2BP Distance 3.5 Miles Contact Tel. 01909 720812 or 07909 692685 We have no-one trained in first-aid. www.ramblers.org.uk/worksop

Gedling House Woods Bat walk

Pipistrelle bat on fingers

A walk in these woods with bat detectors to hear what bat species we can find. Meet Tony Morris at the main gate to Gedling House woods. Wellies, torches and water- proofs advised. Wheelchair users– please contact in advance. Bat detectors on loan—training given. No admission charge but donations requested. Contact: Tony Morris on 07796 514135 or email: anthony.morris33@hotmail.com

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.4

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at the White Lion PH, Hall Lane, Brinsley. Grid Ref. SK 459 489 Distance 4 and a half miles or 2 and a half hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No.9 Southwell & Westhorpe

Southwell Minster

Southwell Minster, Stubbins Farm, Halloughton Wood Gorse, Radley House Farm, Westhorpe, paths through Southwell to return to Church Street. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at main car park Church Street, Southwell. Grid Ref: SK702 539 Post Code: NG25 0HW Distance: 6.7 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Gedling House Woods Bat walk

Pipistrelle bat on fingers

A walk in these woods with bat detectors to hear what bat species we can find. Meet Tony Morris at the main gate to Gedling House woods. Wellies, torches and water- proofs advised. Wheelchair users– please contact in advance. Bat detectors on loan—training given. No admission charge but donations requested. Contact: Tony Morris on 07796 514135 or email: anthony.morris33@hotmail.com

Greasley Footpaths Walk No.5

Greasley Footpaths

We walk paths to the underpass under the A610 to reach lanes and paths in the Erewash valley. Returning via Shipley Gate and Hall Lane. Meet Jeff Catherines at the Hayloft PH, Giltbrook (car park at rear). Grid Ref. SK 482 458 Post Code NG16 2GB Distance 5 miles Contact Tel. 01773 710 759

Evening Walk No 10 Edwalton and Sharp Hill

Church Of Holy Rood Edwalton

Along Boundary Road to Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, past the Church of Holy Rood, Edwalton Golf Course, Notcutts Garden Centre, A52, path to Ruddington, Sharp Hill and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Wilford Hill Cemetery car park, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford. Grid Ref: SK579 354 Post Code: NG2 7FF Distance: 5.8 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.5

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at Brinsley Headstocks Car Park, Mansfield Road. Grid Ref. SK 465 486 Distance 3 and a half miles or 2 hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No 11 Scarcliffe & Poulter Country Park

Poulter Country Park

Roseland Wood, Langwith Wood and Upper Langwith. Follow cycle/ walk route to Poulter Country Park, Upper Langwith and Cross Hills to return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Horse & Groom PH, Rotherham Road, Scarcliffe. Post Code: S44 6ST Grid Ref: SK 490 687 Distance: 6 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Scarcliffe & Poulter Country Park

Poulter Park

Roseland Wood, Langwith Wood and Upper Langwith. Follow cycle/ walk route to Poulter Country Park, Upper Langwith and Cross Hills to return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Horse & Groom PH, Rotherham Road, Scarcliffe. Post Code: S44 6ST Grid Ref: SK490 687 Distance: 6 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Wysall

Wysall Church

An amble in the Nottinghamshire Wolds SE of the village, returning through the deserted village of Thorpe in the Glebe. Meet Rab (Vale of Belvoir Ramblers) at Wysall Church. Grid Ref. SK 605 271. Postcode NG12 5QS Distance 5 miles Contact Tel. 0115 9825 600 For possible late changes, see the Vale of Belvoir Ramblers website at www.vbramblers.co.uk or email vbramblers@gmail.com

Greasley Footpaths Walk No.6

Greasley Footpath

From Greasley Church on field paths behind the church to the Gilt Brook to the road. We then follow the road up Gilt Hill on to the site of former windmills. Returning via Reckoning House Farm and field paths. Meet Jeff Catherines at Greasley Church, parking in layby in front of the church on the B600 between Watnall and Moorgreen. Grid Ref. SK 490 472 Post Code NG16 2AB Distance 4 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710 759

Flora at Quarry Holes, Cinderhill

Quarry Holes Nature Reserve

A two-hour walk around this nature reserve – two hectares of mixed grassland and woodland. Over 80 species of flowering plants have been recorded here, whilst bird species include willow tit, wren, greenfinch and song thrush. No booking required. Unsuitable for wheelchairs or those with limited movement. Meet at the Tilbury Rise entrance NG8 6EP. Contact Lucy Kennedy at: nwtcitylocalgroup@gmail.com

Evening Walk No 12 Micklebarrow Hill

Micklebarrow Hill

Out of Upton to reach the A617, then climb Gorse Hill, Cheveral Wood, Averham Park, Micklebarrow Hill, downhill to return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Cross Keys P.H Upton, near Southwell (we may have to park in the village). Grid Ref: SK735 542 Post Code: NG23 5SY Distance: 5.2 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.6

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before the event. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at the White Lion PH, Hall Lane, Brinsley. Grid Ref. SK 459 489 Distance 4 miles or 2 and a half hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Maplebeck & Mansey Common

Church of St. Radegund, Maplebeck

Out of Maplebeck to Orchard Wood Farm, Dilliner Wood, Mansey Common, National Grid centre, Parkhill Plantation, and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at The Beehive PH. (smallest pub in Notts) The Hollows, Maplebeck. (Please park very carefully in the village) Grid Ref: SK710 607 Post Code: NG23 6AB Distance: 6.7 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Gedling House Woods Bat walk

Daubenton’s Bat

A walk in these woods with bat detectors to hear what bat species we can find. Meet Tony Morris at the main gate to Gedling House woods. Wellies, torches and waterproofs advised. Wheelchair users– please contact in advance. Bat detectors on loan—training given. No admission charge but donations requested. No dogs please. Contact: Tony Morris 07796 514 135 or email: anthony.morris33@hotmail.com

Greasley Footpaths Walks No.7

Greasley Footpath

From Greasley Church follow field paths to Moorgreen and Dicks Lane for a circuit of Colliers Wood Country Park. Returning via a former mineral railway line and field paths to the church. Meet Jeff Catherines at Greasley Church, parking in layby in front of the church on the B600 between Watnall and Moorgreen. Grid Ref. SK 490 472 Post Code NG16 2AB Distance 3.5 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710 759

Evening Walk No.14 Bagthorpe Circular

Cromford Canal Warehouse

Through Bagthorpe, to take footpath along Bagthorpe Brook to Westwood, Cromford Canal, Erewash Nature Reserve, Westwood Farm, Underwood Hill, Underwood Green, Bagthorpe. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Dixie’s PH, Lower Bagthorpe (park in field behind Dixie’s). Grid Ref: SK473 516 Post Code: NG16 5HF Distance: 5.9 miles Contact: 07719 827 7808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.7

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at the Durham Ox PH, High Street, Brinsley. Grid Ref. SK 460 503 Distance 3.5 miles or 2 hours Contact Tel. No. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No. 15 Erewash Valley

Erewash Valley

Castle Hill, Springfield Cottage, Meadow Farm, River Erewash, Langton Hill, The Cliff, Franderground Farm, Boar Hill, return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Duke of Wellington PH, Church St. Castle Hill, Kirby in Ashfield. Grid Ref: SK490 559 Post Code NG17 8LA Distance: 5.5 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Greasley Footpaths Walk No.8

Greasley Footpath

This last walk in the series starts on field paths to Willy Wood and Coney Grey Farms, returning via Winter Closes, Broad Lane and Church Walk. Jeff Catherines at The White Lion PH, Brinsley. Grid Ref. SK 459 489 Post Code NG16 5AH Distance 3.5 Miles Contact Tel. 01773 710 759

Evening Walk No. 16 Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey Waterfall

Down Linby Trail to Station Ave Newstead, Upper Lake, Newstead Abbey, South Lodge Newstead, Papplewick Hall, and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the Horse & Groom PH, Main Street Linby. Grid Ref: SK535 510 Post Code: NG15 8AE Distance: 6 Miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Brinsley Footpath Walk No.8

Brinsley Footpath

The annual check on paths and furniture within the parish. Please wear suitable clothing and carry a drink. All walks are undertaken at your own risk although assessments of routes are made before. Avoid public transport, no late buses for your return journey. Meet the appointed volunteer leader at the White House PH, Hall Lane, Brinsley Grid Ref. SK 459 489 Distance 2 miles or 1 and a half hours Contact Tel. 01773 531 251

Evening Walk No. 17 Wollaton Hall

Red Deer

Down Russell Drive to Harrow Road, then into Wollaton Park for the Hall, on to University Park via the Lake. Across Derby Road into University Park, on to the Lake, returning via Limetree Avenue and Wollaton Road Lodge. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Wheelhouse PH, Russell Drive, Wollaton. Grid Ref: SK 531 400 Post Code: NG8 2BH Distance: 6 miles Contact: 07719 827 808

Evening Walk No. 18 A Future Vision: Calverton Country Park

Watchwood Plantation Memorial

A walk in Watchwood Plantation visiting the Polish War Memorial & forest tracks with views of Belvoir and surrounding countryside. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the roadside verge Whinbush Lane, Calverton. Grid Ref: SK611 514 Post Code: NG14 6PE Distance: 5 miles Contact: 07719 827 808