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HF Sheffield, SAT 12 AUG. Bradford Dale Meet 9.40 Dore Road. circular Walk. WED 16 AUG. Adison Rd Hooton Roberts. Meet Central Bus Station, 10.10 X78.

Sheffield CHA, SAT 12 AUG. Interchange 53 bus (9.50) to Barlborough (10.30). Linear walk via Barlborough Hall, Quarry Dam, Spinkhill, Eckington, Mosborough (drop off points at Eckington 6 miles and Mosborough 7 miles) finish walk Waterthorpe – 9 miles. PLUS – Sheffield station (9.14) Manchester train to Hope (9.40). Round walk via Twitchill Farm, Win Hill, Ladybower Reservoir, Hope Cross, Spring House Farm finish Castleton - 12 1/2 miles. www.sheffield-cha.org.uk

Co-op Ramblers, SUN 13 AUG. 9.33am, No65 bus to Tideswell, Litton, Cressbrook Dale, Tansley Dale, Tideswell. 8miles/mod. Ldr Dot Lamb.

Good Companions Rambling Club, SUN 13 AUG. 09:30 218 bus to, Baslow, Edensor, Carlton Pastures, Manners Wood, Bouns Corner, Rowsley, Baslow. 10 1/2 miles Leader: Susan. Note – Leader will meet bus.

Halcyon Rambling Club, SAT 12 AUG. 14:45 (NOTE TIME). 90th Birthday Summer Social. Whaley Bridge Canal Wharf. (Free parking). SJ 013 816. Ramble in the area. 4.5 Miles Grade 2. Followed by canal cruise and evening meal aboard the ‘Judith Mary’. Pre-booking essential. 01246 417 850 or 07719 644890. SUN 13 AUG. 09:45. HADE EDGE (Park opposite the ‘Algy Arms’ PH on B6106). SE 147 058. Harden Reservoir, Winscar Reservoir, Snailsden Edge, Riding Wood Reservoir, Elysium, Holme Styes Reservoir. 8.5 Miles Grade 4. 07879 404108. For more information www.halcyon-rambling.co.uk

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 13 AUG. Ashford in the Water, Great Longstone, Cressbrook Mill, Monsal Head. Walk meet: Ashford in the Water Car-park (fee). SK 194 697 - 10:00am. Walk distance: 9.50 miles. Grade of walk: Moderate. Walk leader: Carole Sotheran. Tel: 01709 374689.

The Ramblers Sheffield Group, Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated. TUES 15 AUG - 9:35am 265 Bus to Ecclesfield (Morrisons) (Leader will meet bus), SK360941. Walk starts 10:02. Keppels Column, Wentworth, Elsecar 7 miles linear, intermediate. No dogs. WED 16 AUG - 9:14am Train to Hathersage station, SK232810. Walk starts 9:35. Leadmill Bridge, Eyam Moor, Abney Clough, Abney Moor, Bradwell, Castleton 11 miles linear, moderate. (rambles@sheffieldramblers.org, www.sheffieldramblers.org).

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 16 AUG. Meet 09.25 No. 65 bus to Buxton (S.T.I. D2). Start Great Hucklow and finish Bakewell. Ldr. Dave Bottomley. 01909 773437.

The Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club: welcomes hillwalkers interested in extending their range. Club cottages in Lakes and Dales. Year-round meets across Britain and overseas. Next few weekend meets are Ullswater and Hathersage. Longer May meet in NW Scotland then Wyoming in August. Try yrc.org.uk, facebook.com/yrcuk, membership@yrc.org.uk (Helen) or Michael 07814010165.

SUMMER WALKS BY TRAIN, Walkers are being invited to discover the South and West Yorkshire countryside using public transport over the summer on a series of eleven railway rambles with the Penistone Line Partnership. Most walks follow public rights of way between stations along the Penistone Line linking Sheffield, Barnsley, Penistone and Huddersfield and all are accessible by departing from SHEFFIELD and MEADOWHALL stations on Saturdays. Some walks also take place in North Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. All are welcome, the walks are free but fares apply. A free leaflet is available by text to 07908 - 450444. WEBSITE: www.southpenninesrail.co.uk www.penline.co.uk

Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles, Walks every month. New walkers welcome. Dtls Moya 07999845638.

Sheffield Red Rope, Socialist walking club. Fortnightly Sunday walks. Dtls (0114) 2686409.

Discovering Longshaw guided walks, every WED and SUN from Longshaw Visitor Centre at 11am, about 2 hours on a variety of routes. Drop in and they’re free.

Sheffield 40s Walking Group, (part of Ramblers) arranges weekly Saturday and Sunday walks of between 5 and 15 miles, monthly socials and also weekend walking trips. Details of each walk, social and weekend at www.s40wg.org

Sheffield 20s and 30s Walking Group: (part of Ramblers) arranges walks of varying lengths every week on Saturday and Sunday. Open to all. The group isn’t just about walking - join them for regular socials, weekends away and lots of new friends. Visit www.sheffieldwalkinggroup.org.uk for more info.