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East Staffordshire Group

We are the East Staffordshire Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in the East Staffordshire area to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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 quarterly 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
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Overview

A walk with tremendous views, there are four ascents some of which are quite steep and strenuous.

Saturday, 23 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
13.7km / 8.5mi
Ascent:
548.6m / 1800ft
Type:
circular

From WINSTER we descend into Clough Wood and navigate our way through the mud and floods (if it has rained as much as when we did the recce)!

We ascend through Cambridge Wood to Wensley, then up above Northern Dale. Our third ascent is steep, through Jughole Wood and past the old mine. We then meet the Limestone Way which we will follow most of the way back to Winster, first descending to Bonsall, and then up to Upper Town and across Bonsall Moor.

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 24608 60637
Nearest postcode:
DE4 2DU
what3words:
afraid.stared.deriving
Start time:
10:00 am

Car Park by the school on Wensley Road, Winster

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 quarterly 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