Autumn 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.

As from January 2017, please view or download the walk events from the website at

www.southpenninesrail.co.uk

or call to receive the leaflet by email.

Tel: 01522 - 534655
text mobile: 07908 - 450444

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.

SOUTH LINCOLNSHIRE
WALKING FESTIVAL

24th September 30th October

over 80 walks at weekends in the districts of North Kesteven, South Kesteven, Boston and South Holland in lovely Lincolnshire

tel: 01529 - 461499 www.southlincswalking.com

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
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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

 

SOUTH PENNINES
'WALK & RIDE' FESTIVAL

10th - 25th September

over 140 events in West Yorks and East Lancs - many events accessible by bus or train

tel: 01274 - 433536

www.walkandridefestival.co.uk

Saturday SEPTEMBER 3rd 2016 May In September!

A walk which takes in the Maythorn Cross which stood on an ancient route linking Marsden and Penistone. (option after 8 miles to spend time in Holmfirth, the 'Summer Wine' town. (buses to Huddersfield, Shepley, Denby Dale, Wakefield & Penistone)

Start: 9.40am at DENBY DALE
Finish: BROCKHOLES Distance: 8 or 10 miles. Leader: John Harker
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13 to DENBY DALE 09.36
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Road 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 quick change Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to DENBY DALE 09.24.

Saturday SEPTEMBER 17th A Penistone Circular!

A circular walk in the Penistone area taking in the Trans-Pennine Trail, Underbank, old Manchester Road and return to Penistone station.

Start: 09.20am at PENISTONE
Finish: PENISTONE
Distance: 10 miles.
Leader: Peter Watson
Depart: Huddersfield 08.06, Shepley 08.27, Denby Dale 08.34 to PENISTONE 08.42
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Road 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 quick change Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to PENISTONE 09.18

Saturday OCTOBER 1st 2016 By Crag And Chase!

A moderate circular walk in the Chapeltown area.

Start: 9.20am at CHAPELTOWN
Finish: CHAPELTOWN Distance: 10 miles.
Leader: Peter Watson Depart: Huddersfield 08.08, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58, Wombwell 09.03 to CHAPELTOWN
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Road 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51. Change at SHEFFIELD 09.06, Meadowhall 09.12 to arrive CHAPELTOWN 09.18.

Saturday OCTOBER 15th 2016 Seldom Seen But Not Forgotten!

The Two Bridges Greenway carries us quickly into Derbyshire to walk along the River Rother to Eckington church. We explore the delightfully quiet Moss Valley with its hamlets and woodlands before finishing on the outskirts of Sheffield.

Meet at SHEFFIELD station Supertram stop above Platform 8 to catch the 10.02 'blue route' tram to Halfway.
Start: 10.30am at HALFWAY tram terminus Finish: BIRLEY LANE or WHITE LANE tram stops
Distance: 8 miles. Leader: John Harker Depart: Huddersfield 08.06, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58, Meadowhall 09.19 to arrive SHEFFIELD 09.28
Depart: Lincoln 08.25, Saxilby 08.34, Gainsborough Lea Road 08.46, Retford 09.01, Worksop 09.13 to arrive SHEFFIELD 09.48.

Saturday OCTOBER 15th 2016 - Along The Grantham Canal!

As part of the South Lincolnshire Walking Festival a linear walk, mostly alongside the Grantham Canal.

Start: 10am at BOTTESFORD
Finish: GRANTHAM
Distance: 9 miles.
Leader: Stuart Parker Depart: Lincoln 08.01 (EMT), Metheringham 08.14, Ruskington 08.23, change at Sleaford 08.32 OR Depart: York 08.30 (VTEC), Doncaster 08.55, Newark NG 09.19 to change at Grantham 09.30 OR Depart: Boston 08.50 (EMT), Heckington 09.04, Sleaford 09.12, Grantham 09.45 to BOTTESFORD

Saturday OCTOBER 29th 2016 Old Moor's Almanac!

A surprising route through a former mining landscape now featuring Old Moor RSPB reserve in the Dearne Valley.

Start: 9.50am at SWINTON
Finish: BOLTON-UPON-DEARNE
Distance: 8 miles.
Leader: Stuart Parker
Depart: Huddersfield 08.06, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58 change at Meadowhall 09.19
OR Depart: Doncaster 09.26 to SWINTON 09.42 OR Depart: Leeds 08.48, Wakefield Westgate 09.04, Thurnscoe 09.26, Bolton 09.31 to SWINTON 09.35
OR Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Road 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 to arrive Sheffield at 08.24. Depart: Sheffield 09.24, Meadowhall 09.30, Rotherham Central 09.37 to arrive SWINTON at 09.48.


Download Autumn 2016 Walks as PDF

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

YORKSHIRE WOLDS
WALKING FESTIVAL

10th - 18th September

Tel: 01482 - 391522
www.theyorkshirewolds.com
www.visithullandeastyorkshire.com


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

Saturday NOVEMBER 5th 2016 Autumn Colours!

An easy walk to the north of Worksop, visiting an old hall and mill. Good field paths, although a little tarmac to start.

Start: 10.20am at SHIREOAKS
Finish: WORKSOP
Distance: 11 miles.
Leader: David Cook
Depart: Huddersfield 08.06, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58 change at Meadowhall 09.33, Sheffield 09.44, Kiveton Park 10.05 to SHIREOAKS OR Depart: Lincoln 09.25, Saxilby 09.34, Gainsborough Lea Road 09.46, Retford 10.01, Worksop 10.13 to SHIREOAKS

Saturday NOVEMBER 19th 2016 Honley To Brockholes, As Simple As That!

A delightful walk in the Upper Holme Valley taking in part of lovely Holmfirth.

Start: 9.40am at HONLEY
Finish: BROCKHOLES
Distance: 9 miles.
Leader: Geoff Ryder
Depart: Huddersfield 09.08 to HONLEY 09.17 OR
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Road 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 quick change Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18, Denby Dale 09.24, Shepley 09.29 to arrive HONLEY 09.38

Saturday DECEMBER 3rd 2016 - By Dove & Mill!

A route via the Dove Valley Trail, Worsborough Mill, Blacker Hill and Wombwell Wood.

Start: 10.15am at DODWORTH
Finish: WOMBWELL
Distance: 8 miles.
Leader: Tony Pogson
Depart: Huddersfield 09.08, Shepley 09.26, Denby Dale 09.36, Penistone 09.44, Silkstone Com 09.49 to DODWORTH 09.53 OR
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Rd 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 Depart: Sheffield 09.36, Meadowhall 09.42, Chapeltown 09.48, Wombwell 09.55, Barnsley 10.01 to DODWORTH 10.07 .


Saturday DECEMBER 17th 2016 The Santa Hat Walk!

Passing through familiar landscapes, we make our way to The George Inn at Upper Denby for a 'pie & peas' extravaganza at 1pm.

Please note: anyone partaking in the 'pie n peas' need not bring a packed lunch. (Geoff will collect bookings for lunch, with a selection of pie choices including vegetarian, on his 19th November walk) Apologies for the early start but we need to get to the Inn by 1pm.

Start: 9.15am at SILKSTONE COMMON
Finish: Denby Dale
Distance: 7 miles.
Leader: Geoff Ryder
Depart: Huddersfield 08.06, Lockwood 08.09, Berry Brow 08.12, Honley 08.15, Brockholes 08.18, Stocksmoor 08.22, Shepley 08.24, Denby Dale 08.34, Penistone 08.42 to SILKSTONE COMMON 08.47 OR
Depart: Lincoln 07.00, Saxilby 07.09, Gainsborough Lea Rd 07.21, Retford 07.40, Worksop 07.51 quick change at Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Chapeltown 08.48, Wombwell 08.55, Barnsley 09.01, Dodworth 09.07 to SILKSTONE COMMON 09.10.