RIDINGS DOWSERS DERBYSHIRE PEAK DISTRICT TRIP, 13-15 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Every year Ridings Dowsers try to have an extended site visit over a few days. This year the location will be the stunning Derbyshire Peak District with its many ancient sites. The mid-week dates have been chosen to try and avoid busy times both for booking accommodation and accessing the sites. There is no charge and you are welcome to join us for the whole trip or just parts of it.

 

TUESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER - CHATSWORTH
Morning: Nature Dowsing & Gatekeeper walk to the River Derwent
Afternoon: Dowsing around Chatsworth Parkland (Accessible site)

WEDNESDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER – ARBOR LOW & BULLRING HENGE
Morning: Arbor Low Stone Circle and Gib Hill Barrow near Monyash
Afternoon: Bull Ring Henge, Dove Holes near Chapel-en-le-Frith (Accessible site)

THURSDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER – HARTHILL MOOR & STANTON MOOR
Morning: Harthill Moor west of Birchover (Nine Stones Close stone circle)
Afternoon: Stanton Moor north-east of Birchover (Nine Ladies stone circle)


Accessibility
The sites visited on the Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons will be suitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and those who are unable to walk far. The others will be a bit more challenging with gates, stiles and walking on uneven ground. Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control due to animals grazing.

Accommodation
There are Travelodges in Glossop and Ashbourne and Premier Inns in Matlock and Chesterfield West . However, if people are wanting to book accommodation so they can be close to each other and meet up in the evenings, the Bakewell area is recommended. Driving times from Bakewell to the locations we will be visiting are:

Chatsworth           12 minutes      
Arbor Low             15 minutes
Bull Ring Henge   24 minutes
Birchover              12 minutes

Non Members
You don’t have to be a fully paid-up member of Ridings Dowsers to attend these visits. However, if you are not a member and intend to join us for any or all of it please could you send an email to ridingsdowsers@gmail.com with your name and contact details so we can put you on the mailing list for this event and keep you informed of any changes to the itinerary. If you would like to become a fully paid-up member, please use the membership application form on our website https://www.ridingsdowsers.com/membership