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Cycling in Bolsover

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Access from path at Nether Langwith, gated but with gap access left to the side.

Stone bridge over old LDECR railway cutting, now filled in on one side

Single-track but plenty of room

Path towards Shirebrook

Wide track

Stile, but gap left suitable for cycle, horse etc access

River Poulter

Single-track pathway side of river Poulter

Path side of river Poulter

Old path from Clowne Road to Church Road than runs alongside Hawke Brook, a lot more overgrown and disused than it was in the 80s!

Not suitable for cycling (at least not for a while) but there's an old footpath alongside Hawke Brook that's been used for generations to gain access from Clowne Road, to Church Road, although it's a lot less used these days than 30 years a ... [more]

Former Shuttlewood water treatment works. Possibly a way of forming a connection to the old Oxcroft Branch Line and then onto Seymour from the Oxcroft/Bolsover area

Site of former Shuttlewood water treatment works, all been flattened now, but the old track to the site remains, and could provide access to Mill Lane/ the former oxcroft disposal point site.

Old lane up to Bentinck Road. The terraced houses were built for Oxcroft Colliery, and the lane was used by the miners to get to work until the colliery closed in the 1970s.

Drainage channels under Woodhouse Lane. There is/was an underpass here, it was filled in after the landscaping of the former pit tip was completed.

Track parallel with Woodhouse Lane but behind the tree line.

Footpath from Hill top /Blind Lane, looking towards Shuttlewood

Footpath leading to Chesterfield Road, Shuttlewood

Footpath between hill top/Woodhouse Lane and Chesterfield Road

Well used path between fields, off of the official public footpath

Blind Lane, quite picturesque with stream down side of road

Blind Lane

Footpath through trees

Bolsover Colliery tip, some nice trails on here, plus great views of the Castle

Trail on Bolsover pit tip

Ramcroft trail

Disused railway line that provides a great alternative to the footpath through the fields up to Heath from the Stockley Trail

Opening into field from old Ramcroft branch line, over flat, and well constructed concrete topped, stone railway bridge, linking up with existing footpath through fields and under M1 to Heath.

Church Road looking towards Shuttlewood Road

Church Road towards Stanfree. An old lane in need of some TLC

Church Road, a decent surface here

Path on Church Road, needs improving to make it easier to cycle on.

Overgrown pathway on Church Road, flatter than the proper path which has deep ruts but needs some TLC to make it easier to bike on. Unfortunately this lane suffers due to motorbike use.

Path along hawke brook used by local people, would be nice to see it as a proper walk

Track on old pit tip

track around old pit tip

track around old pit tip , a good loop for mountain bikes

Old Branch line, recently cleared, suitable for mountain bikers

Plaque commemorating the death in 1909 of a crossing attendant and on Christmas Eve 1910 of three children and another child in 1923 on the unmanned level crossing of the Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway at Carr Vale.

Entrance to/exit from path leading down to Stockley trail and Carr Vale Nature Reserve from North View Street, Bolsover

Path leads to Carr Vale Road (ahead) or North View Street (to right). Vale Park is to the left.

Path exit onto unmade road leading down to Stockley Trail and Carr Vale Nature Reserve

Looking towards entrance of football club from unmade road - both lead to Stockley Trail to right.

entrance to footpath leading to North View Street and Carr Vale Road

Alternate path northbound to Stockley Trail from path coming down from North View Road, Bolsover

Alternate path from Stockley Trail

Alternate road up to Villas Road, Bolsover from Stockley Trail and Carr Vale Nature Reserve

Alternative route near Stockley Trail - road to right goes up to Villas Road, Bolsover - trail to left goes down to the car park and the Stockley Trail and Carr Vale Nature Reserve entrance

Alternate path route from Stockely Trail showing narrow path - disused bridge is on right

Narrow path on alternate route from Stockley Trail heading north

Looking East along Stockley Trail towards the bridge (sharp left) across the Stockley Brook

Stockley Trail looking West along Stockley Lane (unmade) - trail turns right at end of fence on right

Alternate Stockley Trail route from Stockley Lane (unmade) re-joins other option lower down track

Junction of alternate route of Stockley Trail joining the Stockley Lane (unmade) again.

Stockley Trail southbound point where trail options converge.

Stockley Trail - divides into two routes conjoining further up the tracks

Stockley Trail looking West towards entrance of Glapwell MTB Trail

View of Glapwell MTB Trail from Stockley Trail looking North

Stockley Trail - trail divides onto Stockley Lane (unmade) to left and surfaced trail to right. Entrance to Glapwell MTB Trail is on left opposite junction.

Entrance to Stockley Lane from A617 Mansfield Road looking North - car park is along this road on left, Stockley Trail is a continuation through barriers.

Shared bridleway with walkers and horse riders

Looking towards Welbeck Estate

Gate and sign for Robin Hood Way

Straight on takes you towards the lake and left takes you onto Robin Hood way towards Welbeck estate and Clumber Park

looking towards Whitwell from the entrance to Cresswell Craggs

Side of Cresswell Craggs looking towards the entrance

Southbound exit of Stockley trail onto A617 Mansfield Road.

Signs on northbound entrance to Galpwell Ponds and Stockley Trail - still doesn't mention the Glapwell MTB Trail though...

Car Park at Stockley Ponds on the Stockley Trail - accessed via Stockley Lane from A617 Mansfield Road

Northbound entrance from car park on Stockely Trail from Stockley Lane (made up)

Southbound Stockley Trail exit to car park on right (Stockley Lane - now made road)

Northbound entrance to Stockley Trail at Stockley Ponds

Entrance to Stockley Ponds from Trail

Southbound exit at Stockley Ponds (on right)

Eastbound view of Stockley Trail from Stockley Lane (unmade) junction

Glapwell MTB Signs

Entrance to Glapwell MTB Trail from Stockley Trail

Southbound Stockley Trail (on Stockley Lane (unmade) re-joining alternate route which is made up from left

Exit of Glapwell MTB to Stockley Trail on Stockley Lane (unmade)

View of one entrance to Glapwell MTB Trail

Stockley trail on Stockley Lane (unmade)

Stockley Trail southbound on Stockley Lane (unmade)

Stockley Trail - option to drop down to left, actual trail is the right side using Stockley Lane (unmade)

northbound entrance to Stockley Trail after crossing Stockley Lane (unmade)

Stockley Trail up to Stockley Lane westbound

Second bridge over Stockley Brook northbound

Second bridge over Stockley Brook southbound

Northbound view of bridge over Stockley Brook. Note the bridge structure is raised from the trail and is vertical - ok for MTB but not narrower section tyres.

Closeup of Southbound bridge over Stockley Brook - note at exit there is a drop where bridge structure ends and trail starts again.

Southbound sharp left turn over bridge crossing over Stockley Brook

Northbound exit of Stockley trail over Rylah Lane. This is a fast road and drivers have limited visibility round corners

Entrance to Stockley Trail southbound from Rylah Lane

Entrance to Stockley Trail Northbound from Rylah Lane. The area in front is NOT a car park but dog/walkers often use it as such and obstruct it.

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