Belper Goes Green Eco festival!

Hail all you lovely eco types, Belper Goes Green Eco Festival is 3rd – 5th June this year at Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper.  It’s free admission!  To see craft stalls and workshops, kids activities, advice on bikes and transport, health and wellbeing, displays and talks scheduled througout the day.

The site is open from 6.30pm on Friday 3rd June for the CAMRA Beer Festival, music and hot food.  The site opens at 11am on Saturday and Sunday.

You can find out more HERE

National Forest Walking Festival – Swadlincote’s history

Hail and welcome lovely readers, The National Forest Walking Festival runs from 14th – 26th May 2016 and covers walks ranging from easy to challenging across the National Forest.

This walk from their brochure is an easy guided walk looking at the history of Swadlincote.  Starting at 10.15am on Thursday 26th May, it will cover 1 mile in 1.5hours. Meet at the Sharpe’s Pottery Museum Courtyard, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG.  You can use the Alexandra Road Car Park.

You can find out more HERE

National Forest Walking Festival – Swadlincote

Hail and welcome lovely readers, The National Forest Walking Festival runs from 14th – 26th May 2016 and covers walks ranging from easy to challenging across the National Forest.

This walk from their brochure is an easy walk especially designed for folks with bairns and buggies.  Starting at 10am on Wednesday 25th May, it will cover 2.5 miles of surfaced paths in an hour.  You can meet at the Sharpe’s Pottery Museum play area, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG.  The nearest car park is the long stay at Rink Drive.

You can find out more HERE

National Forest Walking Festival – Carvers Rocks and Hartshorne Woodland

Hail and welcome lovely readers, The National Forest Walking Festival runs from 14th – 26th May 2016 and covers walks ranging from easy to challenging across the National Forest.

This walk from their brochure is a moderate circular walk, starting at 7pm on  Wednesday 25th May.  It will cover 4.5 miles in 2.5 hours, with 7 stiles on the route.   This walk is £2 per person, as it is a guided walk.  It starts at Dethick Hall Car Park, Manchester Lane, Hartshorne DE11 7ET

You can find out more HERE

National Forest Walking Festival – Castle & Foxley Wood

Hail and welcome lovely readers, The National Forest Walking Festival runs from 14th – 26th May 2016 and covers walks ranging from easy to challenging across the National Forest.

This walk from their brochure is a moderate circular walk, starting at 7pm on  Monday 23rd May.  It will cover 3 miles in 2 hours, with 2 stiles on the route.   This walk is £2 per person, as it is a guided walk.  It starts at the Mount Pleasant Inn, Mount Pleasant Road, Castle Gresley, Derbyshire DE11 9JJ

You can find out more HERE

National Forest Walking Festival – Newhall

Hail and welcome lovely readers, The National Forest Walking Festival runs from 14th – 26th May 2016 and covers walks ranging from easy to challenging across the National Forest.

This walk from their brochure is an easy walk starting at 2pm, on Thursday 19th May, covering two options of distance of 1 mile or 2.5 miles in one hour.  There are four stiles on the longer route.  The starting point is inside the Old Post Centre, High Street, Newhall, DE11 0HX, which has a car park available.

You can find out more HERE