Ashbourne walks

Tuesday Very Easy walk (weekly)

Walk Leaders: Helen and Glenys

Walk level Very Easy

Time: 10am
Duration: 45 - 60 mins 
Meeting point:
The top of Ashbourne Recreation Ground adjacent to Cockayne Avenue Car Park.

New walkers are always welcome.  Enabling you to build on your fitness and walk or get back to walking in a supportive environment.  Whether you haven't walked for a long time or whether you are trying to recover from surgery you will be welcome on this very easy walk in the park.  Our walk leaders will ensure you walk at your pace and only for as long as you are able.

We usually find a cup of tea in Betty's cafe afterwards

Suspended until further notice
Buggy Walk  (weekly)

Walk leaders: Janet and Helen

Walk level Easy

Time: 11:30am
Duration: 60 mins 
Meeting point: Tunnel end of Ashbourne Leisure Centre car park 

Enabling you to build on your fitness without worrying about childcare. Also a great way to meet other new parents. 

Please always check the 'Ashbourne Buggy Walk' Facebook page for up to date information about the walk on a week to week basis as the weather deteriorates.

More information here

Wednesday Long morning walks - (weekly)

Walk leaders: Jill, Judy, Paul and Stephen
Walk level: Long
Time: 10:30am
Duration: 180mins (approx)
Meeting point: No longer at the Leisure Centre - see below

Date Meeting Point
Sep 21 Dovedale - park in National Trust car park DE6 2AX (SK146509)
Sep 28 Elton - park on road by the church DE4 2LR (SK221609)
Oct 5 Rowsley - meet at Caudwell's Mill DE4 2EB (SK256657)
Oct 12 Wetton - park in village centre DE6 2AF (SK108553)
Oct 19 Tissington - park oppostie the hall DE6 1RA (SK175524)
Oct 26 Midleton village centre DE45 1LS (SK195631)
Nov 2 Black Rocks car park DE4 4GT (SK290556)
Nov 9 Flagg - park on Mycocks Lane SK17 9ED (SK137682)
Nov 16 Bonsall - car park on Clatterway DE4 2AH (SK279579)
Nov 23 Biggin by Hartington - park near bus stop on Drury Lane SK17 )DL (SK154588)
Nov 30 Blore Pastures DE6 2BS (SK136497)
Dec 7 Hartington village centre SK17 0AL (SK128604)
Dec 14 Parwich village centre DE6 1QL (SK189542)
Dec 21 Minninglow High Peak Trail car park DE4 2PR (SK195583)
Dec 28 Narlows Lane DE6 2AT (SK164504)

New walkers always welcome throughout the year. We meet at different locations around the Dales to enjoy longer walks of about 3 hours. The long walks are more challenging and often include open rough country, stiles, longer inclines and steeper hills. You will need to be reasonably fit.

Friday Easy morning walks (weekly)

Walk leaders: Chris, John, Malcolm and Kaye
Walk level: Easy
Time: 10:00am
Duration: 90-120 mins
Meeting pointAshbourne Leisure Centre

New walkers always welcome. Our walking group enjoys walks of about 90-120 minutes The walks may include stiles, up-hill and downhill walking on rougher terrain at a steady pace.  We usually walk from the Leisure Centre and sometimes car share  to a starting point within 10 or 15 minutes drive from the Leisure Centre or take a bus to or from the walk. Each route is planned by the walk leader before the day, taking into account the weather forecast and conditions underfoot.