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Guided Walks: Greasley Parish Council Guided Footpath Walks 2016…

Enjoy the delights of Greasley's beautiful countryside through this series of Monday evening walks.

A series of Monday evening walks in and around the Parish. Walks start at 6.45pm, and vary in length from 2¾ miles to 6 miles. The walks will be mainly off-road, stiles and farm animals may be encountered. Paths may be wet or muddy so suitable footwear is essential. Routes may vary from described depending on ground conditions.

Walk Leader: Jeff Catherines - Tel: 01773 710759

Guided Walks Schedule for 2016…

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 1: 2nd May 2016

From Greasley Church we walk field paths at the rear of the Church, through Watnall Wood onto Cliff Boulevard (steep climb) and Alma Hill before returning via field paths to the church.

Date:
2nd May, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
4 miles
Duration:
2 hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
Greasley Church (park in lay-by in front of the church on the B600 between Moorgreen and Watnall).
Grid Ref:
SK490 472
Post Code:
NG16 2AB

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 2: 23rd May 2016

From Kimberley we walk through the Great Northern railway cutting then continue along the line through Watnall. Then by Bulwell Wood and field paths to Long Lane, returning via Watnall to Kimberley.

Date:
23rd May, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
4.5 miles
Duration:
2.5 hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
in front of the Nelson and Railway Public House on Station Street
Grid Ref:
SK498 449
Post Code:
NG16 2NR

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 3: 13th June 2016

From Greasley Church we walk to Bogend to walk field paths to Narrow Lane and the site of Watnall brickworks, then up Misk Hill (steep climb). Returning via Misk Farm, Narrow Road and Brooksbreasting Farm.

Date:
13th June, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
6 miles
Duration:
3 hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
Greasley Church (park in lay-by in front of the church, on the B600 between Moorgreen and Watnall)
Grid Ref:
SK490 472
Post Code:
NG16 2AB

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 4: 27th June 2016

This evening Ann Whyte of Beauvale Priory will join us as joint leader on a walk through Moorgreen Woods then Kennel Lane and Weavers lane, returning via Felley Mill and the woods.

Date:
27th June, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
5.5 miles
Duration:
3 hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
Beauvale Priory, New Road, Moorgreen
Grid Ref:
SK 493 490
Post Code:
NG16 2AA

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 5: 11th July 2016

From Awsworth we walk a former railway track before crossing the Awsworth by-pass to follow the Nottingham Canal and paths to Bennerley Viaduct then onto footpaths and lanes in the Erewash valley. Returning via Newthorpe and Awsworth.

Date:
11th July, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
5.5 miles
Duration:
2¾ hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
The Gate Inn, Awsworth Lane, Awsworth (small car park at side of pub or road side parking)
Grid Ref:
SK 485 445
Post Code:
NG16 2RN

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 6: 25th July 2016

From Giltbrook we walk paths down to the A610 by-pass to emerge by the Trading Estate. We cross two roads to walk up Gilthill then take a path to Alma Hill. Down then via Reckoning House farm, Watnall Wood, and the Gilt Brook to Baker Road and back to the Hayloft.

Date:
25th July, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
4.25 miles
Duration:
2.5 miles
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
The Hayloft Public House (car park at the rear), Nottingham Road, Giltbrook
Grid Ref:
SK 482 458
Post Code:
NG16 2GB

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 7: 8th August 2016

From Hall Lane, Brinsley we cross the main road to walk to Brinsley Headstocks then footpaths and farm lane to Coneygrey and Willey Wood farms. Then field paths back to the main road to cross and take paths to Winter Closes and Broad Lane. Returning to the start via The Moor.

Date:
8th August, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
4 miles
Duration:
2 hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
The White Lion Public House, Hall Lane (small car park at rear or at the road side)
Grid Ref:
SK 459 488
Post Code:
NG16 5AH

Greasley Footpath Walk No. 8: 22nd August 2016

From Watnall we cross Watnall Green on to "the cliff" (steep climb) then through Watnall Wood and Wood Pit cottages to the B600. We cross the road onto the old Church Lane then down to the Bogend path up to Narrow Lane to return via field paths to Watnall.

Date:
22nd August, 2016
Time:
6.45pm
Distance:
2.75 miles
Duration:
1¾ hours
Leader:
Jeff Catherines
Contact:
01773 710759
Meeting Place:
The Royal Oak public House, Main Road, Watnall (car park on opposite side of road or park at road side)
Grid Ref:
SK 485 445
Post Code:
NG16 1HS

Guided Walks Schedule for 2016 (PDF download)...

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Lost Village Walks

As part of the research into the Lost Village of Greasley a series of three walks was created. Colourful, illustrated leaflets detailing the walks are available free of charge from the Greasley Sports and Community Centre.

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