Smisby Village

Overseal Health Walking Group

These Tuesday walks are organised by the Overseal Health Walking Group.  This group is not part of the Smisby Striders. These walks are open to all and no charge is made. They are of a similar length to the Smisby Striders walks. 


All the walks are classed as strenuous on the health walk scale. As normal = 1.30pm at the junction of Daisy Lane & Hallcroft Avenue, Overseal (close to the doctor's surgery) DE12 6JF. Please bring a snack & a drink on all walks in case we have an issue.

Overseal Health walkers – Dec 2017 to Feb 2018

12th Dec Meet @ Dethick Hall car park, Hartshorne (off Manchester Lane) @ 1.30pm. Sharpes Bottom & Several Wood. Please bring a drink & a snack. 3 miles
19th Dec Meet at Sharpe's pottery museum at 1.30pm. Swadlincote Woodlands & Sandholes. 3 miles Refreshments after at Sharpes.

2nd Jan     Meet @ Bretby Garden Centre at 1.30pm. Circular walk 4 miles.

                Leader – Sheila Refreshments afterwards.

9th Jan     Meet at Swarkestone Garden Centre at 1.30pm Swarkestone and the Trent Mersey Canal. 3 miles. Refreshments                 afterwards.

16th Jan    Meet as normal. Refreshments – Lakeside 3½ miles

23rd Jan     Meet at Ticknall Village Hall & 1.30pm Calke Park

                    Refreshments at the Mansion cafe. 4 miles.

30th Jan     Meet at YHA at 1.30pm. Refreshments at Hicks Lodge. 4 miles.

6th Feb     Meet at Measham Library Car Park at 1.30pm Pot Kilns Woodland followed by refreshments. 3 miles

13th Feb     Meet at Staunton Harold Garden Centre bottom car park at 1.30pm.

                    Dimminsdale snowdrops. 3 miles

20th Feb     Meet as normal. Refreshments – Lakeside 3½ miles

27th Feb     Meet at Swadlincote bus park to catch the Midland Classic 9 @ 1.30pm to Bretby Business Park. Return walk to                     Sharpe's for refreshments. 3 miles


Other walks you may be interested in.

11th Jan      Beating the Bounds of Calke Estate. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall @ 10.30am

                    9 miles. Packed lunch & drink needed Dot leading for Magic Attic

18th Jan     Meet at Melbourne Market Place at 9.45am to catch bus. Coal Lane, Pistern Hills & Ticknall 6 miles (Melbourne                     Footpath Group)

8th Feb Netherseal & the River Mease. Meet at Netherseal Village Hall at 1.30pm

4 miles Dot leading for Magic Attic.

15th Feb A walk along Ticknall Tramway. Meet at Ticknall Village Hall 10am. 5 miles (Melbourne Footpath Group)