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Mid Staffordshire Group

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

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Overview

Starting from the car park near the Miner's Standard Pub, the walk starts by going down hill through the picturesque village of Winster, past Market House (the first house preserved by the National Trust in Derbyshire) and across into the valley. 

We then climb out of the valley and head through Birchover to Robin Hood's stride and over to Youlgreave, in time for lunch.

Before then walking along the river Bradley, before heading back towards Anthony's Quarry and onwards to Winster via Elton Village. 

Sunday, 30 June 2024
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
15.4km / 9.6mi
Ascent:
399.6m / 1311ft
Type:
circular

There are a number of squeezes, rather than stiles throughout the walk. Some of these are quite narrow.

There several steepish climbs; at the beginning, up to Stoop Woods, up to Robin Hood's stride and at the end of the walk heading towards Anthony Quarry and into Elton Village.  

Features

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 10417 61080
Nearest postcode:
DE4 2DR
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inhales.definite.wound
Start time:
9:30 am

Winster South Car park is near the Miner's Standard Pub. There is also on the road parking, if the car park is full.

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