Walking Tours

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Walking Tours

The wide range of walking tours available ensures there is something for everyone. Whether you prefer longer more challenging walks or shorter, easier walks, we have something suitable for you.

For a taste of what Brackenbury’s Britain has to offer or even just to have good day’s walk in some of the best scenery in the Peak District, (and occasionally in the wider region) try one of our day walks. Each walk is carefully chosen to given an excellent experience of the area, between them covering a variety of terrain and distances. The approach of Autumn and shorter days heralds a time of year when the uplands nevetherless produce some of their most spectacular sights.

Day walks can be enjoyed either in one of our regular scheduled walks or can be arranged directly with us. They are also particularly popular with our corporate clients looking for an alternative day out of the office or simply to entertain guests. You can select one of our regular walks or talk to us to plan a day to meet your specific requirements.

AVAILABLE WALKING TOURS

Poets and Pints – walking the Lincolnshire Wolds

Day Walk –  5th October 2019, 10.15am – £30

A walk in the beautifully quiet yet relatively unknown wolds of southern Lincolnshire

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This is a walk over glorious rolling wolds with spectacular views interspersed with hedgerow-lined lanes and tracks and timeless villages.

A couple of miles after the start, we reach the villages of Bag Enderby and Somersby, birthplace and childhood home of Lord Tennyson, where the churches are usually open to be visited.

Passing through the delightfully named hamlet of Ashby Puerorum, we ultimately ascend to a ridge where, in clear weather, Lincoln Cathedral can be seen on the distant horizon.

We return to the start through the fascinating Whisby nature reserve.

Distance – about 9.5 miles

Grade :- Medium

Walking on the Edge – Curbar and the Derwent Valley

Day Walk – 2nd November 2019, 10.15am – £30

A walk with spectacular views from Curbar and White Edges with the chance to see rock climbers really close up!

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Starting in the car park (NT) at Curbar Gap, we ascend to White Edge walking its length northwards before ultimately descending through woodland to the famous Grindleford Café at the mouth of the Dore and Totley railway tunnel.

The return journey is along the valley floor before ascending back up to Curbar edge, watching the rock climbers en route, ultimately returning to the car park after a wonderful walk.

Distance – about 8.5 miles

Grade :- Medium

Dovedale from above

Day Walk  – 7th December 2019,  10.15am – £30

A reasonably strenuous walk with spectacular views

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Starting in the car park opposite “The Dog” public house at Thorpe (just north of Ashbourne) this walk follows the paths above the crags on the east side of Dovedale before descending to the valley floor about a mile south of Milldale.

The return trip follows west side after a steep but easy ascent to the valley side descending from Bunster Hill returning to the car for a well-earned cup of tea or pint of beer!

About 9.5 miles and including some steep ascents and descents

Grade :- Medium/Strenuous