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 – Oct to Dec 2017

17th Oct                Meet at Overseal Post office to catch Midland Classic 19 to Winfields at 13.25 Stretton-en- le-Field and Chilcote. Please bring a                             snack and a drink. 5 miles
24th Oct               Meet Bretby Garden Centre @ 1.30pm. Refreshments at the end of the walk.
                            Bretby Woodlands 4 miles Sheila leading.
31st Oct              Meet as normal & 1.30pm. Refreshments @ YHA 3 miles
7th Nov Milton, Heath Wood & Foremark. Park on street in Milton DE65 6EF near The Swan at 1.30pm. Refreshments @ Cygnets Tearoom. 4 miles
14th Nov Meet as normal @ 1.30pm. Refreshments @ Lakeside 3½ miles
21st Nov Meet at Measham library car park (off high Street) at 1.30pm. Saltersford & Oakthorpe. Refreshments @ Pot Kilns cafe. 4 miles
28th Nov Park at the Mill Wheel pub @ Hartshorne. Please use the bottom end of the car park. Bus Arriva 2 to Ticknall leaves @13.53. Return via Carvers Rocks. Refreshments @ the end of the walk. 3½ miles
5th Dec Meet at YHA at 1.30pm. Refreshments at Hicks Lodge. 4 miles.
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.
Other walks you may be interested in.
Thursday November 9th Meet at Beehive tearooms, Rosliston at 10.00am for coffee and to order lunch. Walk starts at 10.30 – the Demise of a Country estate. (Walk 1) In the Steps of Servants. 4½ miles Free – donations for The Magic Attic.
Thursday December 7th Meet at Repton Cross at 1.30pm (Walk 2) In the Steps of Servants. From Saxons to Victorians. 5 miles. Free – donations for the Magic Attic.
Return to walking 2nd January.