June

Evening Walk No.8 Hardwick Inn

Duck Decoy Pond Hardwick Hall Hardwick Inn, Duck Decoy Pond, Great Pond, Mill, climb out of park to Ault Hucknall, Hardwick Hall Drive, Lady Spencer Wood, and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Hardwick Inn car park, Hardwick Park, near Chesterfield. Grid Ref. SK458 634 Post Code  S44 5QJ Distance 6.0 miles Contact Tel. 07719 827 808

St Ann’s Allotments Tours

St Annes Allotment The fourth 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…

Linby Wildflower Discovery

Linby Trail A gentle out-and-back amble to find and identify the wild flowers growing in this limestone habitat. About 2 to 2.5 hours. Meet Gay Wood (Gedling local group of Notts Wildlife Trust) outside the Horse and Groom pub in Linby. Post Code NG15 8AE Distance Under 3 miles Contact Tel. 0115 9205940 or email…

Chesterfield Canal

Chesterfield Canal St Luke’s Church, Shireoaks Hall, Netherthorpe Airfield, Thorpe Salvin, Old Spring Wood, Chesterfield Canal, Turnerwood and return. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at St Luke’s Church, Shireoaks Row, Shireoaks. Park carefully in the village. Grid Ref. SK 554 809 Post Code S81 0XS Distance 6.7 miles Contact Tel. 07719 827 808

In search of Robin Hood

St.Mary’s Edwinstowe Visit St Mary’s Church Edwinstowe site where Robin Hood married Maid Marian, then to Robin’s famous hiding place, the Major Oak. Cross Birklands forest and heathland to Centre Tree, at the middle of the old forest. Through the Plantation to Blackpool, the former site of 6th Duke of Portland’s Russian Cottage, near the…

Walking the Wolds

West Leake Figure of eight walk through the rolling hills of West Leake and the Nottinghamshire Wolds. Meet Janet and Keith (Worksop Ramblers) in the car park opposite St. Lawrence Church in Gotham. Post Code NG11 0HW Distance 7.5 miles Contact Tel. 01909 509729 or 07794 243935 www.ramblers.org.uk/worksop