Get this route. All information believed to be correct at the time of print. Breach Lane Melbourne DERBY DE73 8DF View on Google map . The Hall’s Gardens are open from April to September on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays and daily during August, 1.30-5.30pm. Moderate. A nice little adventure play ground with a good selection of things to climb on or slide down. The 13-mile long Cloud Trail is a walking, cycling and horse-riding route along an old railway track-bed from Derby to Worthington and Cloud Quarry. Continuing the walk passes some newly planted sections of the National Forest before returning to the start. What do these symbols mean? Castle Street Melbourne Derbyshire DE73 8DY District: South Derbyshire . These websites also feature some great walks around Melbourne: Walking in Derbyshire. Melbourne Hall and Pool Walk - Derbyshire 2 miles (3.6 km) This circular walk explores the area to the south of the Derbyshire town of Mlebourne. Chinley Derbyshire Rural Walk. Swarkestone, SwadlincoteSwarkestone is marked by the river bridge built in 1797, which leads on to a largely medieval stone causeway. Details can be found here. Beyond this is the former National School, which has ornate pointed windows with Gothic-style metal tracery. 3 Pass through the gateway to walk in front of the Hall and follow the road along the side of Melbourne Pool which covers a site of 20 acres. At the side of the old red phone box and notice board is a prestigious plaque awarded to Wilson for being Best Kept Village in both 1995 and 1996. There is a lovely walk around the reservoir and the picturesque "chocolate box" villages of Melbourne and Ticknall are only a stones throw away. The views are very beautiful and there is something for everyone to enjoy the day. 7.9km - 1h 35m. Walks Books. Cross the next field diagonally uphill to a stile in the fence where you can see wooden farm buildings over to your right. This will lead you through to Penn Lane, a quiet suburb of the town lined by fascinating old buildings. Visits to the brewery can be arranged by phoning (01332) 862469. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Bear left here and walk up Chapel Street to Derby Road which is the main shopping street. In the centre of the Market Place is a seated shelter built as a monument to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887. There are many pleasant places to walk in the town and the surrounding rolling countryside. Advice: Lasting Power of Attorney – Don’t leave it too late, Why presentation is so important when selling a home. Also other a few other shop units of interest. Leisurely. Walk along the Main Street passing the Bull’s Head pub. THE WALK A lovely relaxing walk through rolling South Derbyshire countryside, starting from Melbourne’s medieval market place. Please note that at present all walks have been suspended. The walk is approximately 5 miles/8km and takes 2 hours 45 minutes. Melbourne is a small and attractive market town in a delightful part of South Derbyshire, England. MELBOURNE WALK. But it is Melbourne Pool in its beautiful setting, with its abundance of wildlife that attracts most visitors. Visit Peak District & Derbyshire cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Buxworth and Chinley. This South Derbyshire walk starts from the village of Ticknall near Melbourne. Continue along Station Road to another island and junction with Pack Horse Road. The bridge and causeway are 3/4 mile long and was the point at which Bonnie Prince Charlie turned back northwards in 1745. Calke Abbey – Orchid Walk 3 miles Ticknall, Calke Village Circular 4.5 miles Robin Wood, Ingleby Toft, Seven Spouts and Knowle Hill 5.4 miles Ticknall, Calke, Melbourne and St. Turn left and walk up the lane as far as a telephone signal mast then turn left to follow a public bridleway. 6.3km - N/A. Exit the trail on the left to Melbourne Road and then turn left to walk down Station Road bringing you back to the centre of Melbourne. A walking trail leads around the Pool and offers wonderful views to the village, with the church reflected in the water. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours. Know Before You Go – Covid-19 visitor information CLICK HERE. Walk ahead beyond the terrace of traditional brick-built Victorian houses to a triangular island of grass at the junction with Castle Street to see an old stone well. It was founded in 1738, although this particular building dates from 1822, and is just one of a plethora of listed buildings in the town. Simply click on one of the options to download the maps and descriptions. Dovesite is very peaceful and for those early risers amongst you, can watch the fantastic sunrise over the little village of Breedon-on-the-Hill to the East. On meeting the drive leading to Park Farm on your left, continue ahead and walk along Green Lane to the village of Wilson, a small hamlet which is just over the county border into Leicestershire. Published: 27th June 2018. The finale and highlight of this walk is now before you: the wonderfully ornate Norman arch of the west doorway of Melbourne’s glorious parish church. It's a very pretty area with parkland and the popular Melbourne Pool to see. REFRESHMENTS: Various tearooms, pubs and cafés in Melbourne; The Bull’s Head, Wilson, MAP: O.S. Visit Peak District & Derbyshire care of University of Derby, Commerce House, Millennium Way, Chesterfield, S41 8ND Tel: 01332 594634, Copyright 2020 Visit Peak District. There is a very good cafe there - plenty of room for all the group. A Murder Mystery themed walking Treasure Trail around Melbourne Ideal for discovering more about where you live or exploring somewhere new Trails are done in your own time at your own pace This Trail is approximately 1.5 miles long and takes 1.5 hours to complete It contains a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Start your wander at the 18th century Melbourne Hall, whose gardens and breezy 20-acre pool make a peaceful walk; it was also the seat of Victorian PM William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (and origin of its famous Australian city namesake). Parks and Playgrounds. 12 At a bend with the Chantry House on your left, which is almost hidden by lofty mature trees, as the road bends left, follow the pavement to the right of Vale House and proceed down a covered passageway known as the Dark Entry which will return you to the church. Close proximity to water around Melbourne Pool. Walking / Cycling / Running routes near Melbourne, South Derbyshire (DE73 8DS) Created by OS Maps users. 1 Begin your walk at Melbourne Parish Church, which is dedicated to St Michael and St Mary. Two of the county’s gems, Melbourne Hall and the Parish Church of St Michael’s, are passed in the early part of the walk. 8 At an unusual brick property with Turnbarrel sign on the front wall next to a post box, glance left to see the old Constabulary building, now a private residence. Anchor Church Walk This walk commences in the village of INGLEBY which is approached from Repton on the B5008 or Swarkestone on the A514. The town is close to several long distance routes such as the Ivanhoe Way, the Derby Round, the National Forest Way and the Cross Britain Way. Turn right here and follow a footpath sign for the Cloud Trail. After approximately one mile you will come to a road bridge crossing overhead. Drive up through Stanton-by-Bridge then keep straight on along the B587 to Melbourne. An easy 6 mile walk with far reaching views to the tranquil riverside village of Swarkestone - through a landscape carved through by river, canal and railway. Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park. Where the track veers away to the left around a bend, continue ahead over stiles and through small field gates following yellow-painted posts to guide you. 9.1km - 1h 49m. Country lanes without pavement. The Limestone Way. Walk past the telegraph pole in the centre of the following field to a stile in the hedge by a metal footpath sign where you will emerge onto Burney Lane. PARKING: Public car park off High Street DE73 8GN; limited roadside parking on Church Street. Easy to moderate walk passing through fields set with arable crops or grazed by livestock. This has an upper storey of Georgian brick on the top of a much older stone base and foundations. 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