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Photo listing (misc)

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This listing only shows photos within Chesterfield.
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Access onto Markham Vale tip.

Old railway line

Track around boundary of old pit tip

Path around edge of former pit tip, suitable for walking / mountain biking

Path around edge of old pit tip, suitable for walking /mountain biking

(locked) gate access onto former pit tip.

Track around pit tip

Track around outer edge of former pit tip

Track around pit tip

Track around old pit tip

Path heading towards Poolsbrook from Seymour / Netherthorpe, can get quite muddy other side of gate, but there's a better way by going left immediately after the ballast and staying in front of the fence until access opens up a little furth ... [more]

Access linking Seymour trails and Poolsbrook Country Park over tip, can get quite muddy but only alternative is using the road.

Access over bridge towards Shuttlewood / Woodside

gravel surface track on old pit tip, great for mountain biking or walking

decent surface track leading around lower edges of tip, great for mountain biking

Secure fence and well locked gate onto Buttermilk Lane

Cleared section of railway line, looking south.

Cleared section of old railway at Markham Vale. M1 motorway in the distance

Footpath that leads from river Doe Lea west flood bank to the branch line

Public footpath at side of Bolsover branch line, recently cleared, included ramped surface down from old railway line.. Footpath leads down onto Seymour Link Road.

Recently cleared old public footpath providing access from Bolsover branch line to Seymour Link Road

Stockley trail extension looking towards Poolsbrook/M1 underpass.

Bolsover branch line / Stockley Trail extension, looking towards Poolsbrook/Seymour Link Road.

Track way up to Seymour Link Road

M1 underpass towards Seymour Link Road from Doe Lea flood bank

According to recent ordnance survey maps there is a footpath crossing over the river Doe Lea here, but it looks like it's there hasn't been any access across here for some time, can see some evidence that a bridge was here...

Old railway line from Bolsover towards Poolsbrook/Seymour Link Road.

Old railway line from Hady Lane going towards Dingle Lane

Access from Hady Lane towards Dingle Lane

Looking towards Hady Lane, flat land, ideal for a cycle path between Spital and Hady

Ideal flat access between Spital and Hady Lane, just needs a bit of clearance

Plenty of space between the trees to create a flat and wide cycle path between Spital and Hady

Path from Alexandra Road East leading towards Hady, a much flatter route than the old railway line

Path to Alexandra Road East from Hady

Path through the trees to Spital from Hady, narrow in places but flat land and there's scope for a wider quite direct path to be created without losing many well established trees.

Path from Hady to Spital, needs a little clearance in places but otherwise a generally flat route, many of the trees can be avoided if a slightly different and maybe more direct route is chosen

Current path from Hady to Spital through trees

Path from Hady Lane to Spital through trees, quite flat and direct, albeit restricted in places for cycling currently.

Quite steep hill up to Hady Lane on old railway line

Access onto Spital Lane from old railway line, through recreation ground.

Access onto Spital Lane from railway line, narrow but potential cycle access path.

To the left, access down onto Spital Lane. The path on the right leads up to Alexandra Road East but is very steep and has steps.

Access towards Hartington Road

Access between Alexandra Road East and Hartington Road

Steep incline onto Alexandra Road East, not really suitable for cycling

Steps leading up to Alexandra Road East, not suitable for cycling

steep footpath leading up to Spital from old railway line

Old railway line between Spital and Hady

Old railway line, now a footpath between Hady and Spital

Chesterfield Town Basin - under construction as part of the Waterside Development

Wheeldon Mill Locks

Wheeldon Mill bottom lock looking south

Sculpture at Tapton Lock (work in progress as at 05/12/18)

Side weir at the start of the Chesterfield Canal

The start of the Chesterfield Canal

Cuckoo Way at Renishaw. Former and future towpath of the Chesterfield Canal.

Cuckoo Way at Renishaw. Route of Chesterfield Canal, within the next few years the canal should be returning along here

Milepost at One Mile along Chesterfield Canal (45 to go if you go all the way to West Stockwith!)

Floodbank to the west of the Doe lea river

Track running beneath the M1 on the western side of the Doe Lea, very few places to cross the M1 exist in this area

Beneath the M1....

Underpass beneath the M1 along potential future rail sidings

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