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Walks in and around the parish

There is so much variety to the countryside in and around the parish. Get out and enjoy it by following these walks...

  • The Lost Pubs of Crich Parish - a pub crawl with a difference!

    The Greyhound Inn painting by Herbert Keys

    Discover the lost pubs of Crich Parish on this 8 mile trail which can be downloaded to your phone or printed

  • Amber Valley Routeways - Crich

    Crich Stand

    Amber Valley Routeways

    Download a self guided walk around Crich 

  • Beyond Our Boundaries - walking around our parish

    stepping stones

    Crossing the boundary

    Discover some new and exciting paths with some breathtaking views.

    The full route is described here

  • Crich Heritage Walk (Northern Loop)

    Painting of Crich Market Place by Herbert Keys

    Heritage Walk and Treasure Trail

    Discover the historic treasures of Crich Village on this 1½ mile trail which can be downloaded to your phone or printed

  • Crich Heritage Walk (Southern Loop)

    Crich Cinema painting by Herbert Keys

    Heritage Walk and Treasure Trail

    Discover the historic treasures of Crich Village on this 1½ mile trail which can be downloaded to your phone or printed

  • Crich boundary walk

    A boundary stone

    Walking the parish bounds

    The 14 mile circumnavigation of Crich Parish taking in many of the remaining historic boundary stones. The full route is described here and available to download.

  • Wild garlic walk

    Wild garlic in Chase woods

    Pungence in abundance

    If you fancy walking among drifts of wild garlic during the Spring, then this walk is for you. Description of the route and a map to follow all here.

  • A popular local circuit

    Hand drawn map

    Views, views, views…

    This walk starts and finishes in Crich and is popular with locals for its varied scenery and stunning views of the Derwent Valley. Maps and description here...

  • Crich Juniors Walk

    A great walk devised by children from Crich Junior School

  • Amber Valley Routeways - Ambergate & Shining Cliff

    Shining Cliff Wood

    Amber Valley Routeways

    Download a self-guided walk around Ambergate and Shining Cliff Woods

  • Amber Valley Routeways - Heage

    Heage Windmill

    Amber Valley Routeways

    Download a self-guided walk around Heage and Nether Heage

  • Amber Valley Routeways - Ripley

    Butterley Reservoir

    Amber Valley Routeways

    Download a self guided walk around Lower Hartshay and Ripley

Latest features from the magazine

Every three months there is a new edition of Crich Standard magazine packed with news and feature articles. Click on the images in the boxes below to read the feature or browse the full features menu.

  • Our green and pleasant (local) land

    Hay making in Crich

    Agriculture plays a major part in what makes our villages work as a thriving community. It provides food, employment and ample opportunity for recreation, particularly walking along the many miles of well-defined footpaths. Read more here.

  • Summertime fun

    Summertime fun

    Summer 2020 saw a host of activities arranged for children in the Parish. Ranging from physical, creative and social events, all the sessions aimed to encourage youngsters to have fun! Read more

  • Comrades Club – plans old and new

    Comrades Club receipt

    The Crich Comrades club turns 100 years old this year! Curious to know more about what it cost to get started? Find out here

  • What makes us tick : a community working together

    Crich Rec

    How, we as a community, transformed our old, but much loved recreation ground and developed a great facility for all. Paul Yorke tells us more