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Level 2 – 8 Mile – Golden Valley Circular Walk from Codnor
July 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Starting from the marketplace in the town of Codnor we first walk to the scenic ruins of Codnor Castle before descending into Golden Valley where we follow the Cromford Canal to the Midland Railway Centre at Swanwick Junction where we will stop for a rest break and lunch.
We then begin a gradual climb back out of Golden Valley to arrive back at the start point of Codnor marketplace with an option for a celebratory drink at the Poet & Castle pub.
This is a Level Two undulating walk with gradual ascents and descents and long flat stretches along the Cromford Canal.
Weather may be variable along with ground conditions being muddy in places so proper clothing and walking boots are essential. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids to stay hydrated.
Route details: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/692107
There are toilets at Codnor and Swanwick Junction along with refreshment opportunities at Swanwick Junction.
Free car parking available at Codnor marketplace or Mill Lane. Public transport TrentBarton Rainbow One from Nottingham Victoria Bus Station at 0930 am returning from Codnor 1620 pm. Return ticket is ZigZag at £6.50 which will become cheaper the more people travel by public transport.
Dogs welcome and well-behaved children.