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The Rambling Column will be published every Saturday, if you want your walk included please email angela.furniss@thestar.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.

Rotherham Rambling Club, SUN 25 JAN. Fairbrook, The Edge, Snake Path. Meet: Birchen Clough Car-park. SK 109 915. 10 miles – start 10.00. Moderate. Leader: Anna Acton. Tel: 01709 369489.

The Wednesday Rambling Group, (for retired males), WED 28 JAN. 09:25 65 bus at STI to Eyam. Start Eyam for round walk. Group info 2304911.

Dearne Valley Ramblers, Dearne Valley Park & Monk Bretton Priory. SUN 25 JAN. Start time: 10:00, (Estimated finish time: 13:15). Easy 6 miles / 9.7 km. Getting back to the grass roots of our Ramblers Group. Walking beside lakes and the defunct Barnsley Canal and the River Dearne, then looping back along two branches of the TPT to Monk Bretton Priory, founded in 1145. Starting point Dearne Valley Country Park, opposite The Spice of India, 203 Pontefract Road, Barnsley. A628. Grid reference: SE360064. Nearest postcode: S71 1HS. This is a circular walk. Walk Id: 3791284. Dog friendly. Surroundings: Country park.

Chesterfield & NE Derbyshire Ramblers, Calver circular (11 miles). SUN 25 JAN. Roadside parking near the cricket ground. New walkers always welcome. chesterfieldramblers.com. 01246 274699.

Sheffield Wanderers, SUN 25 JAN. Ashford-in-the-Water. 8 miles 4-4.5 hours to walk along fields, tracks, dales and roads, taking us to Little Longstone, Litton, Cressbrook Dale, Monsal Head then back into Ashford. Meet at 10.0 outside the toilet block in the small car park at Ashford-in-the-Water. Friday, Stanage Edge. Above and below Stanage Edge for this 4.5 mile walk which should take 2 and 3/4 hours to complete. Expect mud and a fair bit of surface water on the first half of the walk along the top of the edge, followed by road walking on the return leg beneath the rocks. Meet at Burbridge Bridge at 9.45. For more details either e-mail sheffieldwanderers@yahoo.co.uk or call 0114 2331174.

Peak Walking Group, SUN 25 JAN. Heights of Abraham. Start Point: Pay and Display Car Park Adjacent to St Johns Road, Matlock Bath. Route: Bonsall/Upperwood / Cromford/Cliffe House. Grade B/7 Miles. Walk Notes: Good Woodland Paths, some steps to climbs some styles. Toilets at Car Park. Walk Leader: Malcolm Dillon-Shallard. Contact for Information: 01246 853155.

The Ramblers Sheffield Group, www.sheffieldramblers.org. SUN 25 JAN – 9:33, 65 bus to Fox House (SK267803) start 9:55, Longshaw, Bolehill Quarry, Stanage, LodgeMoor/Crimicar Lane. 10miles lin, moderate. TUES 27 JAN – 10:10, 62 bus from Hillsborough Interchange (SK276905) start 10:30, Dam Flask, Dale Dike, Strines and Agden Resvs. to Low Bradfield. 8miles lin, moderate. No dogs. . Wed 28th – 9:33, 47 bus from Flat Street to Bellhouse Road/Mason Lathe Road (Beck Road) (SE372932) start 10:10, Rotherham Golf Course, Wentworth, Elsecar, Old Moor, Bolton on Dearne. 12miles lin, intermediate. SAT 31 JAN – 9:55, Meet at 0945 outside WH Smith in Sheffield Travel Interchange (SK455811) start 10:30, We follow the migratory route of wintering birds along the River Rother from Killamarsh to Catcliffe, visiting six holiday resorts (I mean lakes) on the way. Bring binoculars, duck caller, 3 slices of bread, wear camouflage and be prepared for mud. 7miles 5hrs, striders. No dogs.

Clarion Ramblers, SUN 25 JAN, 8.50am, No272 bus to Castleton return Castleton. ROUTE. Rushup Edge, Upper Booth, Hollins Cross, Castleton. 10miles. Ldr Nigel Robb.

Halcyon Ramblers, www.halcyonrambling.co.uk. SUN 25 JAN, 9.45am start. Ashopton Viaduct meet at phone box (SK196864), Whinstone Lee Tor, Back Tor, Lost Lad, Pike Low, Derwent Reservoir. 8miles. No dogs. Tel 0114 2662348 or 07518 029776. WED 28 JAN, 9.45am start (SK148829), Castleton (layby on A6187, Goosehill Hall), Cave Dale, Oxlow House, Oxlow Mine. 5miles. 01433 651679.

Good Companions, SUN 25 JAN, 10am, No272 bus to Millstone Inn, Hathersage for round walk followed by Carvery at 15.30, bookings to Ros Wade. Ldr David Woodhead.

Sheffield Co-op Ramblers, SUN 25 JAN, 9.358, No218 bus to Baslow, Hassop Hall, Great Longstone, Monsal Trail, Bakewell. 8miles/mod. Ldr Peter Ward.

Sheffield CHA, www.sheffield-cha.org.uk. THURS 29 JAN. Interchange, 272 bus, 9.45am to Bamford bus turn aroound, 10.30 round walk, Sickleholme Golf Course, Gatehouse, Bamford Edge, Heatherdene and Thornhill Trail. 9-10miles. Leader will meet bus at Bamford. Ldr John Harker. AMBLE SEC. THURS 29 JAN, Arundel Gate, 51 bus, 10.30 to Lodge Moor terminus, 10.56, linear walk. Rivelin Valley finish Malin Bridge, 5miles. Ldr Derek Spiers. SAT 31 JAN. PLUS SEC. Interchange, 272 bus, 9.45am to Ecclesall Road South/Limb Lane for Whirlow Brook Hall/Park, 10.09am, linear walk to Hathersage via Ringinglow & Fox House. Car owners can catch 272 bus back from Hathersage to Whirlow. 10miles. Ldr Roy Bull.

HF Sheffield Group, hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk/tel 0114 2451640 or 01246 235673. WED 28 JAN. TBA. SAT 31 JAN (A), 9.40am, bottom Dore Road nr junction with Abbydale Rd South for Calver circ. 8-9miles. Ldr Glynn.

C.I.V. Ramblers, Friendly walking, adventure, social and cultural group, with over 4000 members nationally, offers easy and moderate walks in the Peak District. Plus other free events each month. Contact Philip at Sheffield IVC for details on 0777 987 6422.