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Doncaster Group

We are the Doncaster Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community 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

Overview

A 11 mile walk in and around the Chatsworth Estate with, weather permitting, stunning views of the landscape and Chatsworth House and with a bit of luck a herd of deer. Starting at the car park at Chatsworth House we walk uphill through Stand Wood to the Hunting Lodge and Emperor and Swiss Lakes. It's then onto open moorland of the Rabbit Warren, then through Hell Bank Plantation and through fields to Fallinge and into Rowley Wood, then downhill to the village of Rowley for lunch. After lunch we follow the River Derwent upstream to Carlton Lees, then it's uphill to Carlton House and New Piece Wood, then it's downhill to the estate village of Edensor, then back through the estate parkland to the start. 

Tuesday, 26 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
17.7km / 11.0mi
Ascent:
442m / 1450ft
Type:
circular

Toilets at the start of the walk and at lunch time. Lunch in Rowsley with cafes available at the Peak Village shopping centre and a pint at the Grouse and Claret. Walk suitable for dogs, not too many stiles, couple of difficult stone stiles. Car parking charge of £5/car at Chatsworth House so car sharing advised.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • Dog friendly

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 26157 70206
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PP
what3words:
pasta.flickers.mandates
Start time:
10:00 am

Meet outside the Stable block at Chatsworth House

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