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. 


Overseal Health walkers

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.


 During Feb and March please check if the walks are going ahead in inclement weather.I know that many of you are hardy souls but we may have to cancel if the weather is extreme on a Tuesday afternoon. You can  ring Dot Morson on 01283760639 or ring Rosliston Forestry Centre on 01283563483 to check. 



April 23rd Meet @ Albert Village Car park (opposite the school) @ 1.30pm. Bring own refreshments. Boothorpe & Albert Village Lake. No stiles 4 miles

April 30th Meet @ Ticknall Village Hall car park at 1.30pm. Calke bluebells & mansion for refreshments. No stiles 3 miles

May 7th As normal. Refreshments @ Lakeside. 3 miles.  No stiles.

May 14th Meet Branston Water Park at 1.30pm. Battlestead & Tatenhill Lock.  Refreshments at The Horseshoes. No stiles. 3½ miles.

May 21st Midland Classic bus 19 from Overseal Post Office at 1.26pm to Winfield's. Return via Stretton-en-le-Field & Netherseal. Bring own refreshments 5 miles 2 stiles.

May 28th National Forest Walking Festival, Daniel Hayes & Carver's Rocks. Meet @ Dethick Hall Car park, Manchester Lane, Hartshorne DE11 7ET, 1.30pm. Bring own refreshments. 4¼ miles 7 stiles

June 4th Meet @ Swadlincote bus park to catch the 1.37pm Arriva 29 to Blackfordby. Return via National Forest Way & Albert Village Lake to Sharpe's Cafe for afternoon tea. £10 per person. 4 miles 2 stiles.

June 11th Meet @ Shardlow Car park off Wilne Lane. DE72 2HA @ 1.30pm. Trent Mersey Canal to Derwent Mouth; return along the river. Refreshments at the pub afterwards. 3 miles 1 stile

June 18th Meet @ Beehive Tearooms, Rosliston. DE12 8HZ @ 1.30pm. Please car share as much as possible and park closely. The far car park is the official overspill for the tearoom. Top Wood & Penguin Wood. 3 miles 2 stiles

June 25th Meet & Park at YHA at 1.30pm. Refreshments at Hicks Lodge. 4 miles No stiles