Summer 2015: Get outdoors!

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.

SETTLE - CARLISLE WALKING FESTIVAL

30 walks - trains depart from Leeds

28th April - 4th MAY
www.ride2stride.org.uk

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

9th - 17th MAY
tel: 01246 - 345777

over 60 events in
Chesterfield & N.E. Derbyshire

www.chesterfieldwalkingfestival.co.uk

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 NORTHERN RAIL

NORTHERN customer helpline
0845 00 00 125

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

 

PENISTONE LINE PARTNERSHIP
www.southpenninesrail.co.uk

1993 - 2015

Saturday MAY 2nd 2015
- The Six Churches Walk !

A great walk through Wentworth, Wath, West Melton and Brampton. Good paths and good company viewing six churches as we go. (Option at Wath for bus)
Start: 9.25am at ELSECAR    
Finish: Elsecar
Distance:  11 or 5 miles.          
Leader: David Cook
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10, Penistone 08.42,  Barnsley 08.58, Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 09.06, Meadowhall 09.12 to Elsecar. 

Saturday MAY 16th 2015

- Taking A Turn For The Better!

A pleasant circular walk to enjoy at a steady pace.

Start: 9.20am at Penistone    
Finish: Penistone.
Distance:  10 miles.          
Leader: Joy Rawlings
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10, Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42., Barnsley 09.01 to Penistone. 


Saturday MAY 30th 2015

- Along The Viking Way to Roman Caistor!

A delightful linear walk with fine views along a section of the Viking Way. Return to Grimsby or Lincoln by bus at end of the walk.

Start: 9.00am at  Barnetby        
Finish: Caistor
Distance: 8½ miles. 
Leader: Stuart Parker
Depart: Sheffield 07.09 (TPE), Meadowhall 07.14, Doncaster 07.39, Cleethorpes 08.26 (TPE), Grimsby 08.34,
Lincoln 08.08 (EMT), Market Rasen 08.25 to Barnetby.

LINCOLNSHIRE WOLDS
WALKING FESTIVAL

16th - 31st MAY

over 100 events in lovely Lincolnshire - free programme!

 tel: 01529 - 461499 

www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk


Saturday JUNE 6th 2015

- A Sip With St. Hellen!

A good mixed circular walk.

Start: 9.15 am at Barnsley    
Finish: Barnsley
Distance: 10 miles.            
Leader: Peter Watson
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10, Penistone 08.42, Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42 to Barnsley.

Saturday JUNE 20th 2015

- Never Fear & Seldom Seen!

Through the now peaceful Moss Valley passing many signs of it's ancient heritage of mineral extraction and scythe making!

(Option at Ford for bus)

Start: 10.15am at  Dronfield        
Finish: Supertram stop at Donetsk Way.
Distance: 10 or 6 miles.
Leaders: David Blackburn / Tony Boreham
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10 (change Barnsley), Leeds 09.05, Wakefield Kirkgate 09.23, Barnsley 09.40, Meadowhall 09.54, Lincoln 08.25, Sheffield 10.05, Nottingham 09.17   to Dronfield

EAST PEAK
OUTDOORS FESTIVAL

13th - 21st JUNE

outdoor events in the Denby Dale, Penistone, Kirkburton & North Sheffield areas

Tel: 01226 - 763201

www.epip.org.uk

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


Saturday  JULY 4th  2015
The Other Windmill On The Hill!

Supporting the Saturdays-only train service on the 'Brigg Line', we stroll around Barnetby, visit the only working post mill in the north of England at Wrawby, to finish in Brigg town.

Return on 15.50 train to Sheffield or 17.20 to Grimsby & Cleethorpes.

Start: 9.45am at Barnetby      
Finish: Brigg
Distance: 7 miles.
Leader: Stuart Parker
Depart: Huddersfield 06.10, Barnsley 06.58, Meadowhall 07.20, Sheffield 08.03, Grimsby 09.08,
Lincoln 07.00, Gainsborough Central 08.57 to Barnetby.  


Saturday JULY 18th 2015 - Does Tottie(s) Exist?!

A circular walk at Brockholes over hills and through hamlets.

Start: 9.40am at Brockholes
Finish: Brockholes.
Distance: 10 miles.        
Leader: Geoff Ryder
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13 , Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42 Barnsley 09.01, Penistone 09.18 to Brockholes.

Saturday AUGUST 1st 2015 - Back Up Blacker Hill!

A walk via Tom Royd Wood, Crane Moor, Hermit Hill, Birdwell, Worsborough Bridge, Blacker Hill and Wombwell Wood.

Start: 9.15am at Silkstone Common
Finish: Wombwell
Distance: 11 miles.        
Leader: Tony Pogson
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10, Penistone 08.42, Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 08.58 to Silkstone Common.       


Saturday AUGUST 15th 2015 - O'er The Hill and not so Far Away!

A walk takes us over open access land at Hatcliff Hill and down to Langsett in the Peak District National Park, returning along an ancient packhorse route called 'Halifax Gate' which brought wool from Derbyshire to the West Riding mill towns.

Start: 9.45am at Penistone    
Finish: Penistone
Distance: 10 miles.           
Leader: John Harker
Depart: Huddersfield 09.13, Lincoln 07.00,  Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to Penistone.

Saturday AUGUST 29th 2015 - Dearne Valley Doddle!

A pleasant walk on good paths and quiet lanes via Tyers Hall, Cranford Hall and Darfield.

Start: 9.10am at Wombwell   
Finish:  Wombwell.
Distance: 10 miles.                   Leader: David Cook
Depart: Huddersfield 08.10, Penistone 08.42, Barnsley 08.58, Lincoln 07.00, Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42 to Wombwell.       

SOUTH PENNINES
'WALK & RIDE' FESTIVAL

12th - 27th SEPTEMBER

www.walkandridefestival.co.uk

SOUTH LINCOLNSHIRE
WALKING FESTIVAL

25th SEPT - 31st OCTOBER

NEW for 2015 : 70 events held over weekends in the districts of North & South Kesteven, Boston and South Holland in delightful south Lincolnshire.

 tel: 01529 - 461499
www.southlincswalking.com