Monsal Head

Walk distance: 4 miles Difficulty: Moderate- lots of squeeze stiles so this may not be suitable for larger dogs Pub stop: Monsal Head Hotel- Stable Bar Starting point: Long Stay Monsal Head car park- DE45 1NL (£5.50 for all day- machine takes coins and card but doesn’t give change) Download the route map here. ThisContinue reading “Monsal Head”

Short Elvaston Castle circular

Walk distance: 1.5 miles Difficulty: Leisurely- all flat Pub stop: No pubs on this walk Starting point: Elvaston Castle car park- DE72 3EP Download the route map here. Elvaston Castle can be found just outside of Borrowash and just a few minutes drive from the A52, making it really easy to get to. There isContinue reading “Short Elvaston Castle circular”

Ilam Park to Dovedale walk, Derbyshire

Surrounded by acres of the Peak District’s finest countryside, Ilam park and Dovedale is a great day out. Plus it’s only half an hour out of Nottingham city. I went with my Uncle Billy in the summer and particularly loved the stream with the stepping stones- it’s not too deep and is perfect for paddling.Continue reading “Ilam Park to Dovedale walk, Derbyshire”