Price: £10.00Book Activity
A walk which takes us from St Alkmund’s Churchyard along the River Derwent to the Big Wood in Allestree Park via Quarndon and Bunkers Hill back to Duffield.
Views along the way of Peckwash Mills Chimney, the Sheffield-London line which was originally engineered by George Stephenson for the North Midland Railway Company in 1840. On Bunkers Hill where you can enjoy stunning views over the Derwent valley, we plan a refreshment stop (please bring your own drink and snack) where you can try and spot all the locations named on the Topograph.
The Topography Point, in addition to showing exactly what you are looking at also points out the direction and distance of many well-known landmarks.
Time 2.5 hours
Distance: 5 miles
Total Ascent: 170m
One short section which may be muddy.
Please bring a drink (snacks) to have some social banter afterwards (and during)
We are adhering to strict Covid-19 social distancing protocol and fully endorse the TEST and Trace NHS Initiative.
Please use your own poles. Please do not book on for a WALX if you think you may have symptoms, or do have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms.
This is for members with a Nordic Walking UK FREEDOM passport. It is advisable to wear a bum bag with a water bottle or hydration pack.
You are asked to contact your WALX Guide by phone, leaving a voicemail or sending an SMS text to the number listed below, if you are likely to be delayed.
Whilst we do understand that sometimes it is not possible to make a class, please be aware that we do operate a no refund policy if you give us less than 2 hours’ notice.
Please ensure your PARQ is up to date and notify us in writing if you have any change to your medical records or physical or mental wellbeing. This should include any surgery, falls, knocks or accidents.
For info regarding accommodation & places to visit near this walk visit: The Outdoor Guide