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A Walk on the Wild Side

Free - limited numbers

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place Grindleford Station, Station Road, Grindleford. S32 2HY
event Thursday 23rd June | 9.45 - 2.30
local_activity Members Only
local_offer Free - limited numbers

Event Overview

If you love the great outdoors and would enjoy the thrill of walking over some of England's most spectacular hills and moorland with a friendly, knowledgeable guide to 'bring the experience to life', then join Generation Next and Peak Walking Adventures on a specular trek in the Peak District.

It’s a four to five hour ‘easy pace’ adventure up on to Burbage Edge and Higger Tor. At over 400m you’ll enjoy fine views across Derbyshire’s highest gritstone edges and plateaus. Your day includes a walk through the beautiful Padley Gorge with its tumbling stream and ancient woods. 12-14 km/7-8 miles in length with 4-500m/13-1500 feet of ascent.


Free - limited numbers

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Meet our mountain leader

Richard Tower

Mountain Leader

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Richard Tower

Mountain Leader

Richard is a qualified Mountain Leader, a member of the Mountain Training Association and the British Mountaineering Council. An experienced walker with over 30 years’ experience in the hills, Richard is also a National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) Bronze and Silver tutor.
As a qualified sailing instructor who has run overseas yacht and dinghy sailing holiday centres for novices, experts and families, Richard’s passion is supporting people to enjoy the outdoors whatever their interest or ability.

Richard acquired Peak Walking Adventures with Rachel Bolton in 2021. Rachel and Richard are both passionate about introducing people to the beautiful hills and moorlands of England. They specialise in helping clients to explore the Peak District and occasionally other mountainous areas such as The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. They also provide navigation training and other outdoor experiences for families, corporate and private groups.

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Why should you join?

✅ Improve your confidence

✅ Make meaningful connections

✅ Explore a beautiful part of the world with an experienced guide

✅ Reduce anxiety and stress

✅ Connect with nature

Peak District
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Further details

We will be meeting at Grindleford Station, Station Road, Grindleford, S32 2HY.

Trains from Sheffield (with connections to Derby and Nottingham) arrive at Grindleford at 0929 and leave Grindleford at 1449 and 1549. Please check for any alterations in train times or services with before you travel at: www.northernrailway.co.uk.

Parking: Parking is available on the slip road that runs down to the Station – currently £2 per day via a parking App. You can check details here: www.northernrailway.co.uk/travel/car-parking

Due to the limited capacity of this event, you must give 72 hours notice to gennext@emc-dnl.co.uk if you cannot attend. Failure to attend will result in a charge of £20+VAT.

Book your place

For any queries, please contact the team at gennext@emc-dnl.co.uk. Due to the limited capacity of this event, you must give 72 hours notice to if you cannot attend. Failure to attend will result in a charge of £20+VAT.