Summer 2016: Get outdoors!

PENISTONE LINE PARTNERSHIP
www.southpenninesrail.co.uk

1993 - 2016

GUIDED WALKS by TRAIN

guided walks by train departing from HUDDERSFIELD, BARNSLEY, MEADOWHALL, SHEFFIELD,
RETFORD, WORKSOP,
GAINSBOROUGH,
LINCOLN SAXILBY

You are invited to ‘take the train for a walk!’

Organised by the Penistone Line Partnership (PLP), these walks are promoted by the Ramblers' Association to encourage use of the train service to visit some of South & West Yorkshire’s finest countryside. Walks also take place in North Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Join us for an enjoyable day out – all are welcome ! Walks are free but fares apply.
Bring along a flask and sandwiches.
Suitable footwear and clothing are recommended.        

Walks are at an easy pace. Take care, walk safe, beware of traffic: walks are carefully planned but you are responsible for your own safety. Free car parking at Saxilby and Meadowhall.

CHESTERFIELD AREA WALKING FESTIVAL

7th - 15th May - over 50 events in Chesterfield & N.E. Derbyshire

www.chesterfieldwalkingfestival.co.uk

tel: 01246 – 345777

 

GUIDED WALKS by TRAIN, departing from HUDDERSFIELD,   BARNSLEY,  SHEFFIELD, MEADOWHALL, RETFORD, WORKSOP, GAINSBOROUGH, LINCOLN, SAXILBY

Health Note: Walking is good for you! Regular walking can help improve your health and has been described as ‘most nearest to perfect exercise’ - it’s sociable and great fun too !

Train services are operated by ARRIVA RAIL NORTH

NORTHERN customer helpline
0845 00 00 125

ARRIVA Customer Service tel: 0800 200 6060

NATIONAL RAIL Enquiries
08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk

SOUTH YORKS: travelsouthyorkshire.com
WEST YORKS: wymetro.com

RAMBLERS
at the heart of walking

Join us!    tel: 020-7339 8500
Reg. Charity No.1093577
www.ramblers.org.uk

West Yorkshire Metro
0113  - 245 7676
Travel South Yorkshire        
01709 - 51 51 51

Useful Websites for Walkers

South Yorks NE Derbys

West Yorks

East Yorks

Lincs

Notts

Sheffield

Doncaster

Chesterfield

Peak & Northern FP

Youth Hostels Assoc

Walkers are Welcome

 

SETTLE - CARLISLE WALKING FESTIVAL

26th April - 2nd May

30 walks - trains depart from Leeds

www.ride2stride.org.uk

Saturday MAY 7th 2016 – Valleys, Hills & Moors !

Starting from Dronfield station, we walk into the unspoilt Cordwell Valley and up into the Peak District National Park Eastern Moors estate noted for its wildlife before descending into the Derwent Valley and a return train home from Grindleford station on the Hope Valley Line. (Bus option at Owler Bar No.218 to Sheffield).

Start: 10.15am at DRONFIELD
Finish: GRINDLEFORD
Distance: 9 miles.
Leaders: David Blackburn & Tony Boreham
Depart: Huddersfield 08.08, Penistone 08.42, (change at Barnsley) Leeds 09.05, Barnsley 09.40, Meadowhall 09.54, Lincoln 08.25, Retford 09.01, Nottingham 09.17, Sheffield 10.05 to DRONFIELD.

LINCOLNSHIRE WOLDS WALKING FESTIVAL

21st May - 5th June - 113 events in lovely Lincolnshire

www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk

tel: 01246 - 345777


Saturday MAY 21st 2016 - KAWS For Thought !

A steady climb to Lower Cumberworth, then onto Skelmanthorpe, Bagden Hall and the Dearne Way to Bretton Hall – Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Through the park and back to Darton along Woolley Edge via the Barnsley Boundary Walk.

(Bus option No.96 to Barnsley & Wakefield from YSP).

Start: 9.45am at SHEPLEY
Finish: DARTON
Distance: 10 miles.
Leader: Judith Parkes
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to SHEPLEY.

Saturday JUNE 4th 2016 - Pie In Your Eye !

A superb walk in the south Pennines taking in Clayton West, High Hoyland and Bagden.

Start: 9.35am at DENBY DALE
Finish: DENBY DALE
Distance: 9 miles.
Leaders: Pete Watson & David Cook
Depart : Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to DENBY DALE

Saturday JUNE 18th 2016 - Sadly, George Couldn't Be On this Trip!

Starting out from Penistone station, we wend our way to Bridge End and Top o'th' Town. Scout Dyke beckons with Ingbirchworth in sight. Fall Edge Farm and Fall Edge Lane take us to Upper Denby but sadly no pub stop! Denby Delf, High Flatts and Upper Cumberworth take us to our destination.

Start: 09.45am at PENISTONE
Finish: SHEPLEY
Distance: 9 miles.
Leader: Geoff Ryder
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to PENISTONE.

Saturday JULY 2nd 2016 - This Mill Is Not For Turning!

Supporting the Saturdays-only limited train service on the 'Brigg Line', we follow the River Ancholme to Hibaldstow then across fieldpaths to make a return visit to Mount Pleasant windmill at Kirton-in-Lindsey which sadly lost its sails in a gale late last year.

However a warm welcome always awaits at their delightful tearoom. Return train to Sheffield departs Kirton Lindsey at 16.02.

Start: 9.30am at BRIGG
Finish: KIRTON LINDSEY
Distance: 8 miles.
Leader: Stuart Parker
Depart: Huddersfield 06.10, Penistone 06.42, Barnsley 06.58, Meadowhall 07.22 Sheffield 08.03, Worksop 08.33, Retford 08.44, Lincoln 07.00, Gainsborough Central 09.00, Kirton Lindsey 09.13 to BRIGG


Download Summer 2016 Walks as PDF

Further information from Stuart on tel: 01522 534655 or text: 07908 450444

'Park & Ride' - free car parking at Meadowhall, Penistone, Dodworth, Wombwell, Elsecar, Denby Dale, Kiveton Park, Swinton and Saxilby.

Saturday JULY 16th 2016 – Oh Deer - Marsden!

A linear route via Oldfield, Honley Wood, Meltham Mills, Helme, Moor View and Deer Hill reservoir across to Marsden.

Start: 9.40am at BROCKHOLES
Finish: MARSDEN
Distance: 8 miles.
Leader: Tony Pogson
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to BROCKHOLES.

Saturday JULY 30th 2016 – The Three Shires Walk!

A pleasant walk taking in canal past & present, picturesque villages, a superb medieval chapel and close by the old Shire Oak.

(Bus option at Whitwell (5m) No.77 to Worksop & Chesterfield or train to Worksop & Nottm or at Harthill (9m) No.26 to Crystal Peaks or No.74 to Sheffield).

Start: 10.15am at WORKSOP
Finish: KIVETON PARK
Distance: 12 miles.
Leader: John Harker
Depart: Huddersfield 08.08, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58, (change at Meadowhall 09.33), Sheffield 09.44, Lincoln 09.25, Retford 10.01 to WORKSOP.

Saturday AUGUST 6th 2016 – It's Not A Crime To Walk This Walk!

A linear walk into the heartland of the Holme Valley and beyond. Starting at Brockholes and finishing at Stocksmoor with possible refreshment in The Clothiers!.

Start: 9.45am at BROCKHOLES
Finish: STOCKSMOOR
Distance: 10 miles.
Leader: Geoff Ryder
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to BROCKHOLES.


Saturday AUGUST 20th 2016 - The Trail Of The Halls!

A pleasant walk on the Kirklees Way via Cannon Hall, potting shed to Silkstone.

Start: 9.40am at DENBY DALE
Finish: SILKSTONE COMMON
Distance: 9½ miles.
Leader: Robert Fisher
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00, Retford 07.40, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to DENBY DALE.


SOUTH PENNINES
'WALK & RIDE' FESTIVAL

10th - 25th September - over 100 events in West Yorks & East Lancs - many accessible by train or bus !

www.walkandridefestival.co.uk

tel: 01274 - 433536


SOUTH LINCOLNSHIRE
WALKING FESTIVAL

24th September - 30th October

weekends of walks in the delightful districts of North & South Kesteven, Boston & South Holland

www.southlincswalking.com

tel: 01529 - 461499