Spaces available on the coach
Hartington, Derbyshire,
Sunday 18th February 2018.

The coach departs at 8.00 am from outside the Premier Inn on Narborough Road, Leicester. Free parking is available courtesy of the Premier Inn. The coach fare is £13 per person. Passengers can also be picked up from Leicester City centre. An optional pub meal is available before the coach returns home, at additional cost.

There will be a choice of four walks varying in distance and difficulty. Leaders are John Hancock, Mike Gale, Charles de Podesta, Dave Siddons: The “A” walk is usually 12 to 14 miles. The “B” walk is 10 to 12 miles. The “C” walk is 8 to 9 miles. The “D” walk is a more leisurely 5 miles or so and avoids stiles. Or you can do your own thing once we arrive.

Hartington is the major village on the central section of the valley of the Dove and is therefore an important tourist centre, which means it can get busy at summer weekends. An old village which was granted a market charter in 1203, it has a long history and and some very nice buildings arranged around a large marketplace/common/green at its centre.

Booking is essential. To get more details or book a place please contact the Coach Secretary, John Rhodes on 0116 2402077 or by email:

GPX tracks of some of our walks are now available on this site.
Use the ‘Tracks’ menu item or this link here to see the list of 295 (so far) and an example track and attendant information.

Public Rights of Way in Leicestershire
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Leicester Ramblers
We are the largest and most active group in the Leicestershire and Rutland area: over the last year we had around 450 members and organise between 5 and 9 walks per week, and all are well attended, with some walks having over 40 people. See the Full Walks Calendar

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