Sheffield - Autumn Walks

Sheffield - Autumn Walks

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  • Autumn cobbles
Hosted by Cambridge Society of Sheffield
Saturday, 7 October 2017 - 9.45am BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

Join members of Cambridge Society Sheffield for a choice of two Autumn walks followed by lunch:

Longer walk

The longer walk is round Linacre reservoirs and through rolling farmland, with stiles and fields of sheep, horses or cattle.  It will take 2½ to 3 hours and has some climbs and descents. This walk is approximately 5 miles in length.
Time: 9.45am for 10am start 
Location: Meet Andrew Coomer at car park at the rear of The Gate Inn, Overgreen, Cutthorpe Chesterfield, S42 7BA (map ref: SK325733)

Shorter walk

Alternatively choose the flatter shorter walk of about 1½ hours.  The walk will be along the Chesterfield canal towpath and back.  It is approximately 2.5 miles long on flat towpath.
Time: 10.30am
Location: Meet Geoff Wilkinson at Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockford Lane, Chesterfield S41 7JB (map ref: SK387730). The visitor centre is just off the A61 at the Tesco roundabout.


Those who do not wish to participate in a walk are very welcome to attend the lunch only.
Time: 1:15pm
Location: The Gate Inn. An indication of food served can be found on their website:

Note that the hotel does not need food orders in advance.

Booking information

To book, complete the booking form below and email Andrew Coomer before Friday, 29 September using the link below.



The Gate Inn
S21 5RU
United Kingdom

Location information

The Gate Inn is on the B6050, between Chesterfield and Baslow.  It is on the Baslow side of the turn to Linacre Reservoirs.

Useful documents

Booking form - (315.5 KB)