Festival of walking set to get under way at the weekend

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Seventy guided walks are being led across the Derwent Valley Mills area as part of the second Discovery Walks Festival.

The walks around the World Heritage Site start on Saturday, May 17, and run until Monday, May 26 . Theyrange from 200 yards around Belper Market Place up to 12 miles along the Ecclesbourne Way.

Tickets are available on the day or you can book before to guarantee your place by calling 01629 536831, or emailing gwen.wilson@derbyshire.gov.uk For more information and to find a programme of walks visit derwentvalleymills.org