Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival | Saturday 29 September

Production/Organiser: Autumn Footprints
Venue: Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre
Slack Lane,
Heanor
Derbyshire
DE75 7GX
Date(s): Sat, 29th Sep 2018
Time: 0:00
Ticket Price: FREE OF CHARGE (Parking Charges May Apply)
Concessions:
Tel: 01629 533991 - Booking essential
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Saturday 29 September

Homage to the Canary Girls
Length & Grading: 8 miles, Moderate.

Join Long Eaton Ramblers on a flat circular walk mainly along the river bank. This walk commemorates 100 years since the devastating explosion at Chilwell Munitions factory which killed 134 and injured 250. Many of the workers were female and known locally as “Canary Girls” due to the fact their skin turned yellow when working with the chemicals. Bring a packed lunch, although there will be a stop at Attenborough Visitor Centre, so the opportunity to buy refreshments on the route (No Stiles).

Starting Point: Trent Lock car park, Lock Lane, Sawley NG10 2FY. Grid Ref: SK 489 313.

Start Time: 10am. Finish: 3pm.

Booking: Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. We cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance.

Free Parking
Take a Packed Lunch
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed
Children Welcome
Attenborough Nature Reserve

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Call 01629 533991

Alfreton and South Wingfield
Length & Grading: 4.5 miles, Moderate.

Join Crich Walking for Health on an away day for a scenic circular walk to Oakerthorpe and South Wingfield (10+ stiles).

Starting Point: Behind Chatterbox café, between Alfreton Bus Station and car park, off Hall Street, Alfreton DE55 7BT. Grid Ref: SK 411 556.

Start Time: 10am. Finish: 1pm.

Booking: Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. We cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance.

Parking Fee
Accessible by bus
Dogs Allowed
Children Welcome
Wingfield Manor

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Butterley: A Walk Through Industrial History

Length & Grading: 2 miles, Easy.

An easy two-mile walk, investigating some aspects of the once powerful Butterley Company. (1-5 stiles).

Starting Point: Midland Railway Trust Car Park, Butterley Hill, Ripley DE5 3QZ. Grid Ref: SK 403 519.

Start Time: 1pm. Finish: 3pm.

Booking: Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. We cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance.

Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Dogs Allowed
Toilet en route
Children Welcome
Butterley Railway

Book Now
Call 01629 533991

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