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Saturday, 8th December 2018   COCKING TOR FROM THE OUTSKIRTS OF MATLOCK    10 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 9:00am    Grid Ref: SK296594. Start point is at the car park in the old quarry at shining cliff. The address is 146 Dale Rd, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PS. We will start the walk at 9am so that we can get back before dark!
This walk takes us up and away from Matlock to the villages around Matlock including the village of Riber where we will see the Riber Castle ruins. We will walk around the hills surrounding Matlock where there is some lovely scenery. We will explore Cocking Tor and have views over the Amber valley towards Ogston reservoir. Lunch required.
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Points to Remember:
1. Please call the walk leader before the walk in case any details have changed.
2. Make sure that you are suitably dressed for the weather. Remember that some walks are on exposed high land and the weather can be cold and wet. Denim jeans are not suitable for high-level walks.
3. Dogs are welcome but only with the prior agreement of the walk leader
4. If the walk leader decides to shorten the walk then that decision is final and is not open to negotiation. The leader will only do this when there is a good reason for doing so.
5. Even if a walk does not state packed lunch, it is always advisable to bring something to eat and drink.
6. If transport is shared, please provide the driver with a share of the fuel costs.
7. Non RA members are welcome to join us for 3 walks before being asked to join the RA. There are no exceptions to this.
8. Regrettably, due to the nature of the Sunday programme, we are unable to accept children on our these walks.
9. Children are welcome on Family Friendly walks.
10. Web site address: www.staffs-walkers.org.uk
11. You are responsible for your own safety at all times.

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