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. 



August 21st Street parking at The Swan at Milton (DE66 6EF) at 1.30pm. Twyford ferry & Foremark. Refreshments tbc. 2 stiles 3¾ miles

August 28th Meet at Staunton Harold Garden Centre bottom car park (LE65 1RU) at 1.30pm. South Wood and Dimminsdale.  Refreshments at The Peach house after the walk. 3 stiles 4 miles

 Sept 3rd Meet at the National Memorial Arboretum at 1.30pm. Car share if you can.2 miles No stiles, Refreshments after the walk.

Sept 10th Meet at the Overseal post office to catch the Midland Classic leaving at 1.26pm. Acresford, Donisthorpe & Lakeside for refreshments. No stiles.    3.5 miles

Sept 17th Meet at Measham library at 1.30pm. Donisthorpe & Oakthorpe. 1 stile. Refreshments at the library afterwards. 3 miles

Sept 24th Meet at Shardlow village car park DE72 2HA at 1.30pm. River Trent & Trent Mersey Canal. 3 miles. Refreshments in the New Inn afterwards.

Oct 1st Meet at Bretby Garden Centre at 1.30pm. Bretby estate. 5 stiles. 4 miles Refreshments afterwards.

Oct 8th Meet at Netherseal village hall at 1.30pm. The River Mease. 4 miles 2 stiles. Please bring your own refreshments.

Oct 15th Meet at Sharpe's Pottery Museum at 1.30pm. Swadlincote Woodlands & Sandhills. 3 miles, No stiles. Refreshments in Sharpe's cafe afterwards.

Oct 22nd Meet at Daisy Lane, Overseal. Dead Danes Bottom & Church Walk. 4 miles, 3 stiles. Refreshments at the Village Pavilion (tbc).

Oct 29th Meet at Ticknall Village Hall at 1.30pm, Calke Estate's autumn colours, No stiles, 4 miles. Refreshments at the Mansion house.



Other walks you may be interested in :-


August 29th Meet at The Crewe & Harpur, Swarkestone (DE73 7JA) at 7pm. Barrow-on- Trent & Swarkestone 1 stile 2½ miles 

Thursday 12th September – Foremark & Heath Wood from the Swan at Milton DE65 6EF 4 miles, 5 stiles. Part of Hello Heritage (Dot leading) 1.30pm. Donations to the Magic Attic

Thursday 31st October – Calke estate & Ticknall village from Ticknall village hall DE73 7JK 2½ miles, 3 stiles. Part of the Magic Attic Heritage walks programme. 1.30pm (Dot leading). Donations to the Magic Attic.