July

St Ann’s Allotments Tours

St Ann’s Allotments The fifth guided tour of the year, covering 700 years of history on the gardens. Includes a visit to our Heritage Display Garden. All tours last roughly 90 minutes. Meet 5 minutes earlier at the eco-friendly Visitor Centre at 121 Ransom Road, Nottingham NG3 3LH  Grid Ref. SK584 417.  Park on Ransom…

Maid Marian Way

Woodborough Park Farm This linear walk includes Mill Lakes, Bestwood Village, Bestwood Country Park, Alexandra Lodge, Colliers Path, Dorket Head, Woodborough Park Farm, and Calverton.  Take a packed lunch. Meet Paul Wagstaff (Nottingham Ramblers) at Old Market Square Tram Stop, South Parade, for the tram for Hucknall, alighting at Moor Bridge. Return: Calverton Connection bus…

Erewash Valley

Erewash Valley Castle Hill, River Erewash, Portland Park, Kirkby Dumble, Boar Hill and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Duke of Wellington PH, Church St. Kirkby in Ashfield. Grid Ref. SK490 559 Post Code  NG17 8QG Distance 5.5 miles Contact Tel. 07719 827 808

Stoke Bardolph / Netherfield

Netherfield Lagoons A leisurely stroll across fields, by  the wildlife lagoons at Netherfield, then back by the River Trent.  Meet Sue (Vale of Belvoir Ramblers) on the riverside, opposite the Ferry Boat Inn, Stoke Bardolph. Grid Ref. SK 647420 Post Code NG14 5HX Distance 5.5 miles Contact Tel.  01949 729565For possible late changes, see the Vale…

Farndon / Willow Holt

Farndon Marina Visit St Peters Church, Willow Holt (remaining survivor of working willow holts, once a feature of many Trent side villages) Farndon Marina, views of New Staythorpe Power Station & weir, and Farndon Windmill. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Rose & Crown PH, Main Street, Farndon.  Opportunity of a meal after the walk.…