Ashbourne walks

Tuesday Very Easy walk (weekly)

Walk Leaders: Helen and Glenys

Walk level Very Easy

Time: 10am
Duration: 30 - 60 mins 
Meeting point:
The top of Ashbourne Recreation Ground adjacent to Cockayne Avenue Car Park.

New walkers are always welcome.  Enabling you to build on your fitness and walk or get back to walking in a supportive environment.  Whether you haven't walked for a long time or whether you are trying to recover from surgery you will be welcome on this very easy walk in the park.  Our walk leaders will ensure you walk at your pace and only for as long as you are able.

We usually find a cup of tea in Betty's cafe afterwards

Suspended until the Spring 
Tuesday Buggy Walk  (weekly)

Walk leaders: Janet and Helen

Walk level Easy

Time: 11:30am
Duration: 60 mins 
Meeting point: Tunnel end of Ashbourne Leisure Centre car park 

Enabling you to build on your fitness without worrying about childcare. Also a great way to meet other new parents. 

Please always check the 'Ashbourne Buggy Walk' Facebook page for up to date information about the walk on a week to week basis as the weather deteriorates.

More information here

Wednesday Long morning walks - (weekly)

Walk leaders: Jill, Judy and Paul  
Walk level: Long
Time: 10:30am
Duration: 180mins (approx)
Meeting point: No longer at the Leisure Centre - see below

Date Meeting Point
Apr 20 Monyash - village car park or roadside DE45 1JH (SK149666)
Apr 27 Denstone - layby near church ST14 5HF (SK100409)
May 4 Ilam - parking roadside by the cross or National Trust at Ilam Hall
(free for members) Meet by church DE6 2AZ (SK131507)
May 11 Bradley - park roadside, meet by church DE6 1PG (SK223459)
May 18 Dimmingsdale - Ramblers Retreat, Red Road, Alton (SK062432)
May 25 Alsop Moor - layby on A515, 1 mile north of junction to Alsop Village (SK156563)
Jun 1 Tissington - parking in village DE6 1RA (SK178521)
Jun 8 Wetton Mill - park on roadside opposite mill DE6 2AG (SK094561)
Jun 15 Friden - car park on High Peak Trail (SK172607)
Jun 22 Froghall Wharf - car park ST10 2HJ (SK026476)
Jun 29 Winster - upper car park, opposite Miners Standard DE4 2DR (SK239602)


New walkers always welcome throughout the year. We meet at different locations around the Dales to enjoy longer walks of up to 3 hours. The long walks are more challenging and often include open rough country, stiles, longer inclines and steeper hills. You will need to be reasonably fit.

Friday Moderate morning walks (weekly)

Walk leaders: Chris, John and Malcolm
Walk level: Easy
Time: 10:00am
Duration: 90 mins
Meeting pointAshbourne Leisure Centre

New walkers always welcome. Our walking group enjoys walks up to about 90 minutes The walks may include stiles, up-hill and downhill walking on rougher terrain.  We usually walk from the Leisure Centre and sometimes car share  to a starting point within 10 or 15 minutes drive from the Leisure Centre or take a bus to or from the walk. Each route is planned by the walk leader before the day, taking into account the weather forecast and conditions underfoot.