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May 16, 2024
Sally Outram Walks

Daneshill Lakes & The Millennium Path Way

Once a gravel pit, Daneshill Lakes was reformed into this wonderful nature reserve in the 1980s and is managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. The reserve is habitat to an abundance of birdlife; swans, Canada geese and coots are a regular sight. The summer months bring the whitethroat and willow warbler and during the winter you might be lucky enough to see a goldcrest or a siskin. The habitat supports a host of other wildlife, dragonflies, damselflies, and an impressive variety of butterflies which include the gatekeeper, meadow brown and common blue. Look out for toads and newts too i...

Jan 23, 2024
Sally Outram

Castle & Canal

Thorpe Salvin is a pretty village which lies between Worksop and Harthill in South Yorkshire. The village is steeped in history and takes its name from Knight Ralph Salvin, who owned the village in 1284. Earlier mentions of the settlement in the Domesday book was referred to as Rynkenild Thorp, and remains of a Roman road were found to the West of the village, which is now known as Packman Lane, and by 1339 the village was known as Thorp Salvain.

Jul 17, 2023
Sally Outram's Walks

Sally's Southwell Trail

This beautiful and interesting walk is still one of my all-time favourites. Beginning in the heart of Southwell; a small market town in Nottinghamshire, it is easily accessed via the A1, rivalling many, with its idyllic setting and its historical past.

May 9, 2023
Sally Outram - Newark

Exploring Newark

This great little walk takes in many of the sites which makes the market town of Newark, such a fantastic place to explore, from visiting museums, a trip to the theatre or simply watching the world go by, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Dec 3, 2022
winter walks

Cromwell Village

A crisp winter walk is a wonderful way to escape the frantic pace of life and blow way the festive cobwebs.

Oct 25, 2022
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Balborough Ramble

The ancient and historical village of Barlborough rests on the edge of three counties, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Lincolnshire. Its history is colourful and rich and was occupied by early settlers who also formed small communities in neighbouring Whitwell, Clowne, and Creswell. It was documented as Barleburh in 1002, Barleburg in the Domesday book of 1086, and has seen many variations throughout the ages before becoming known as Barlborough.

Aug 26, 2022
A walk through East Markham

Village Views

This beautiful little walk embraces the North Nottinghamshire countryside at its best. East Markham is a picturesque little village in the district of Bassetlaw, with a fantastic choice of walking and cycling routes to explore. There are also plenty of delightful spots where you can stop, enjoy the views, and maybe even enjoy a picnic.

Jul 24, 2021
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Top of the World Circular Nether Langwith & Poulter Country Park

Nestled between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire is a true hidden gem; a super little walk, through pretty meadows and sculpture trails of Poulter Country Park, and the delightful village of Nether Langwith.

May 27, 2021
The secret spots of southwell

Sunshine In Southwell

This is a beautiful and interesting walk, which begins in the heart of Southwell; a small market town in Nottinghamshire, which rivals many, with its idyllic setting and its historical past, can only be described as a true cultural gem.