Last updated 18.10.2019
|Date||The walk starts at 10:30 on the 22 Oct 2019
White Edge and the Derwent
|Walk Info|| Route goes along White Edge, perhaps seeing deer and hearing the bellows of stags. After a descent through Hay Wood we head south on the banks of the Derwent to Calver and on to Baslow, where we take a less-usual route to Baslow Edge to finish.|
|Helen Johnson..........[01 509 260 639] --and-- [07 949 393 401]|
|[031z] The walk starts the same way as the longer one. Later it arrives at Calver, where there is a pleasant coffee shop, and finishes with a formidable 300m climb. If you can persuade your car driver to collect you at the coffee shop then the route is 10.6km and 80m of ascent.|
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|Start||In car park near crest of the hill.|
|Grid Ref||SK 262 747|
|Travel||A619 from Chesterfield to Baslow. Then A623 to Calver. On entering the village turn R into the road set back from the main one. Take the right hand road of the pair and follow it steeply uphill for less than a mile. Car park on left.
Google Maps time from Loughborough 63 min for 52 miles
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|Extra Info||The car park is pay and display, but there are free parking places down the hill to the W.|
|Toilets at start?||No - suggest calling at Baslow en route.|