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History Walk: Burbage Through Time

A moderate 3-mile walk of Burbage and Houndkirk. Discover the history of the landscape through the evidence of it's past users including travellers, skilled artisans, road builders, soldiers and the scars of WW2.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Walk in the footsteps of a host of historic characters on this moderate circular walk of the Burbage Valley. Along the route, our knowledgeable walk leader will explore hidden archaeological features which reveal the industrial past of this now peaceful landscape.

This moderate walk includes road crossings, a moderately steep ascent, and follows an uneven footpath. There are also short detours across moorland to visit sites of interest. Dogs on leads are welcome but there may be some stiles.

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Prices

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All £5.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 2491895

Suitability

Accompanied children over 8 are welcome.

Meeting point

Meet at Longshaw Welcome Building, in Woodcroft car park.

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Bring a snack and plenty of water.

Accessibility

This moderate walk includes road crossings, a moderately steep ascent, and follows an uneven footpath. Dogs on a short lead are welcome but there may be some stiles.

Other

Please arrive by 09:50 to leave promptly at 10:00.

Upcoming events

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Free Wednesday Social Walks 

Come along each Wednesday morning for a free social walk around Longshaw, led by experienced guides who know the area.

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on
26 Jun to 25 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 13:00
+ 13 other dates or times
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Summer of Play: Orienteering 

Fill your summer with these drop in activity sessions at the Moorland Discovery Centre.

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on
30 Jul to 31 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 13:30
+ 1 other date or time
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History walk: Longshaw Through Time 

A moderate guided walk exploring the vast history of the Longshaw Estate from the Bronze age to the 18th Century through it's hidden archeologically features.

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on
6 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 14:00
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Summer of Play: Soft archery 

Fill your summer with these drop in activity sessions at the Moorland Discovery Centre.

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on
6 Aug to 7 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 15:30
+ 1 other date or time