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 Walks from Locko Park

  Locko Park is an ideal place to go walking; a bridleway passes through the park, past the lake, affording the visitor a grand sight of the hall.

You can take a stroll through the park end-to-end or pass through and explore the nearby villages (and pubs!) of Spondon, Ockbrook and Dale Abbey.

Walk One:
Locko Park end-to-end

A stroll through the park on the bridleway past the lake, including one moderately steep hill.

About 1.25 miles each way.

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Walk Two:
Locko Park to Dale Abbey

Undulating bridleway from Locko to the historic village of Dale with the ruins of the abbey and one of the finest pubs in the country!

About 3 miles each way

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Walk Three:
Locko, Dale, Ockbrook, Spondon circular

Wonderful circuit through the park, venturing on to the ruined abbey at Dale and the village of Ockbrook before meandering back to Locko

About 7 miles all the way round.

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A sketchy map showing the walking routes and car parking areas
can be downloaded by clicking here (pdf file, 244kb).

Or click here for an Ordnance Survey map of the area
courtesy of the Get-a-map service

Getting to Locko

By Car:

There are two places to park at either end of the bridleway:

South:- the road between Oakwood and Spondon has a lay-by close to the South Lodge entrance.

East:- There is a parking area at the top of an unmarked turnoff on the A6096 Spondon -Ilkeston road, about half a mile out of Spondon village.

Click here to access Streetmap. co.uk. and then search for a map based on the postcode DE21 7BW.

By public transport:

Unfortunately, Locko Park is not on a bus route. The closest service serves the village of Spondon (the 'Spondon Flyer' from Derby city centre.

Locko's South Lodge is about a one mile walk from Sancroft Avenue in Spondon (alight at the Moor Lane stop).

Click here to find a timetable for the Spondon Flyer


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