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The Category Derby is a subset of Derbyshire.


The following Derby Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Derby U3A

*CHA & HF Walkers & Ramblers Derby

'The Club exists to promote rambling and walking. Chiefly walks are in Derbyshire in the Peak district, though occasionally walks drift further afield by way of variety. We are open to everyone regardless of status, and welcome new members. Walks are planned and led by various members, and new ideas for walks are always needed, we do not want to get into a rut!'

*Derby Activity Social Hiking Group

'Although ... we do many things, what we do most is walk. Hardly surprising with the Peak District on the doorstep. Most Sundays see a day walk of varying lengths and difficulty.'

*Derby and South Derbyshire Ramblers

'Before you join the Group why not come out on some walks with us. Just contact the leader of any walk you are interested in and find out if it is suitable for you and that you have the right fitness, equipment etc. We hope to see you out in Derbyshire ...'

*Derby Arboretum
Size (acreage)20

'Derby Arboretum was the first public park in Britain and was a trend-setter in that Central Park in New York was based upon its design! Located just south of the city centre, it's a Grade II listed picturesque park with a fine collection of trees.'

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*Derby City Council

'As part of our countryside management work, we have got together a series of free walks and activities which are led by local groups.'

*Derby Nomad Ramblers

'Derby Nomad Ramblers offer a warm welcome with walks on almost every Sunday in pleasant company, predominantly in the beautiful Peak District. The club also walks on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month ... A reputation as the hardest walking club in Derbyshire was acquired in the early years, but the Club has mellowed and mellowed and the Programme now offers a range of walks with something to suit most abilities.'

*Derby Parks & Open Spaces

'Derby has many fine parks and gardens for public use. There are over 375 parks and open spaces covering 13% of Derby City (900 hectares), which is equivalent to 2200 football pitches.'

*Derby Wayfarers Rambling Club

'We are a small, friendly walking club of varying abilities. Our Programme aims to be inclusive, so walks range from about four miles to twelve, with the occasional longer one thrown in for the more intrepid! Most walks take place on a Sunday:- a full day once a fortnight; - a morning ramble on one of the remaining Sundays. Also, monthly on a Tuesday: - a short to medium walk. In the winter, we have a monthly evening meeting, but this is replaced by a walk in the summer.'

Allestree Circular Walk
Distance (miles)5

'Parkland, woodland, river valley and pastureland using footpaths and minor roads.'

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Derby and Derbyshire Local Access Forum

'We set it up as a joint forum with Derby City Council following consultation with 304 organisations with related interests. It covers all of Derbyshire to the south and east of the Peak District National Park. The national park and the area of the county in the north west around Buxton and Glossop is covered by the Peak District Local Access Forum.'

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Derbyshire Gritstone Way
Distance (miles)56

'Conceived by members of the Derbyshire Area Rambler's Association in 1970. The route starts at Derby Cathedral and ends in Edale. Much of the way follows the eastern Gritstone edges. A booklet was published by Thornhill Press ... Unfortunately this booklet is now out of print ... The booklet is available to download ... Please note that the booklet was published some 20 years ago.'

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