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Derbyshire Dales Group

We are the Derbyshire Dales Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Starting at Dimmingsdale Car Park this walk takes in Ousal Dale, Old Furnace, Dimmingsdale Wood and Churnett Valley.  There is plenty of shade should the weather be hot.  

Dimmingsdale is a haven for wildlife. Its lakes, streams and rivers combine with a mix of broadleaf and spectacular Scots pines.  

Saturday, 27 July 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
1:45 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
10.5km / 6.5mi
Ascent:
243.8m / 800ft
Type:
circular

*Bookings have only been requested because the leader lives a considerable distance away.  You are welcome to just turn up on the day, but if no bookings have been made the leader will not make the journey.  Please book with the walk leader by 5 pm the day before the walk. 

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 06200 43101
Nearest postcode:
ST10 4BU
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Start time:
10:00 am

Dimmingsdale Car Park (Forestry England)(free), Rambler's Retreat Café, Red Road, Alton.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking