Calke Abbey Tramway Trail Easy to Moderate Ramble : West Midlands

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Event going ahead: From the 29th March we are allowed to run outdoor activities. See the Before You Go section for more details.

Second Group: There is a second group being led by Arlene which will follow a short distance from Steve’s group. If the first group is full there may be space on the second group.

Join Steve Dell for a new ramble around Calke the Park area for a 7 mile ramble exploring the Calke Tramway Trail

This 7 mile ramble is a little longer than usual but comes at the request of many members who want to walk a little bit further, the walk is fairly flat and will be at the usual relaxed pace will be the same though.

This new walk uses the Calke Tramway Trail; the route of the old horse-drawn tramway that linked Ticknall to Ashby and includes the pretty Dimminsdale Woods.

The walk starts at The Ferrers Centre as the parking is cheaper and you don’t have to book. We make our way to the Tramway Trail at the edge of Calke Park and follow it around for a couple of miles with some lovely views over the surrounding area.

We leave the trail and explore Calke Park where we can stop for a rest and maybe a cuppa. We continue to have a look at Calke Abbey and the back via Dimminsdale Woods.

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Calke Abbey Tramway Trail Easy to Moderate Ramble

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West Midlands

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