Walkie Talkies

HCYA Thursday Walking Group

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The information below relates to the current planned walks for 2019. All walks are scheduled to start at 10.30am unless circumstances dictate otherwise.

For more information please contact our secretary Pat Wilkins at pat.wilkins26@hotmail.co.uk

The Walkie Talkies
Date Distance Leader(s) Walk Details & Meeting Point
22nd August 8.2 miles Frank & Liz Haverlands Lane Car Park, Worsbrough, 100m beyond Wigfield Open Farm, S70 5NQ - (Car satnav: North 53.52819 ; West 1.48289). Maps OS: 278 Sheffield & Barnsley.
Worsbrough Country Park, Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Deer Park. Walk to include the following monuments/country houses: Rockley Old Hall, Rockley Engine House (Newcome's Beam Engine), Queen Anne's Obelisk, The Rotunda, Duke of Argyle's Monument, The Menagerie With a possible guided tour planned it would be appreciated if you could let Frank & Liz know, nearer the date, if you intend to attend, thank you.

Note 1: Barnsley Council will hopefully provide a guide that can give us a conducted tour around Worsbrough Mill.

Note 2: Due to the somewhat random dispersal of the monuments, it is proposed to have two coffee stops together with the normal stop for lunch.
Haverlands Lane Car Park, Worsbrough, 100m beyond Wigfield Open Farm, S70 5NQ - (Car satnav: North 53.52819 ; West 1.48289). Maps OS: 278 Sheffield & Barnsley.
Worsbrough Country Park, Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Deer Park. Walk to include the following monuments/country houses: Rockley Old Hall, Rockley Engine House (Newcome's Beam Engine), Queen Anne's Obelisk, The Rotunda, Duke of Argyle's Monument, The Menagerie With a possible guided tour planned it would be appreciated if you could let Frank & Liz know, nearer the date, if you intend to attend, thank you.

Note 1: Barnsley Council will hopefully provide a guide that can give us a conducted tour around Worsbrough Mill.

Note 2: Due to the somewhat random dispersal of the monuments, it is proposed to have two coffee stops together with the normal stop for lunch.
29th August 5 miles Bryan & Pat Starting at Ashford-in-the-Water and meeting in the area by the church.
A straightforward walk with few challenges with regard to particularly steep climbs or complicated stiles. One stop after 3 miles at Monsal Head providing splendid views before returning on a short upward path before dropping back to Ashford. Minimum time suggested 3 hours.
Starting at Ashford-in-the-Water and meeting in the area by the church.
A straightforward walk with few challenges with regard to particularly steep climbs or complicated stiles. One stop after 3 miles at Monsal Head providing splendid views before returning on a short upward path before dropping back to Ashford. Minimum time suggested 3 hours.
5th September 7.5 miles Dennis Park and start opposite Broomhead Hall on Mortimer road, SK241962.
Walk up to Broomhead Moor, cross moor to track and down to the reservoir and return via Wigtwizzle. A couple of climbs in the walk but with great views. This is a repeat of the Broomhead Moor Walk Dennis has done before, which some of you may well have been on but hopefully no rain this time!!
Park and start opposite Broomhead Hall on Mortimer road, SK241962.
Walk up to Broomhead Moor, cross moor to track and down to the reservoir and return via Wigtwizzle. A couple of climbs in the walk but with great views. This is a repeat of the Broomhead Moor Walk Dennis has done before, which some of you may well have been on but hopefully no rain this time!!
12th September Short Colin & Maggie Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
Proposed walks for 2019
19th September 7 miles Dave Marshall Meeting point at the bottom of Lydgate Lane, BAMFORD, grid reference 198849. Lydgate Lane is the second turning on the right after The Yorkshire Bridge Inn when approaching from the A57.
The walk can be divided into three sections. First section has the usual ups and downs found in the Peak District. Section two is the hardest part and includes a mile stretch which climbs 600 feet across a moorland hillside. The final section starts with a steepish decent through woodland before joining an undulating track along the shore off Ladybower Reservoir.
Meeting point at the bottom of Lydgate Lane, BAMFORD, grid reference 198849. Lydgate Lane is the second turning on the right after The Yorkshire Bridge Inn when approaching from the A57.
The walk can be divided into three sections. First section has the usual ups and downs found in the Peak District. Section two is the hardest part and includes a mile stretch which climbs 600 feet across a moorland hillside. The final section starts with a steepish decent through woodland before joining an undulating track along the shore off Ladybower Reservoir.
26th September Short Warren & Christine Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
3rd October Long Rob & Lynne Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
10th October Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
17th October 6.5 miles
(with over 800ft of ascent)
Dennis Start Glen Howe car park. Turn left just after Wharncliffe Arms Pub (now closed) - sign posted car park (up to top of hill and down narrow "no through road" to car park.
Up hill on farmland to Broomhead and Moore Hall Reservoirs.
Start Glen Howe car park. Turn left just after Wharncliffe Arms Pub (now closed) - sign posted car park (up to top of hill and down narrow "no through road" to car park.
Up hill on farmland to Broomhead and Moore Hall Reservoirs.
24th October Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
31st October Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
7th November Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
14th November Long Chris & Penella Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
21st November Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
28th November Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
5th December Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
12th December Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
19th December Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
Proposed walks for 2020
13th February

Walkie Talkie meal with a Valentine twist

Venue: Hallam Community Hall

Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Walkie Talkie meal with a Valentine twist

Venue: Hallam Community Hall

Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Photos from some of our walks