Wherever you want to get to in Ilkeston, walking or cycling make sense: most of the town’s amenities can be reached at reasonable walking pace in as little as 15 minutes on foot, or 10 minutes by bike – saving time and money on those short journeys.

Research suggests just 20 minutes’ daily moderate exercise boosts both physical and mental health – so ‘active’ travel has extra benefits.

Use these links for maps and information showing low or traffic-free routes, with suggested crossings for time and money-saving journeys:

More information:



Journeys around Erewash: http://keepmoving.erewash.gov.uk
Active Derbyshire: www.derbyshiresport.co.uk/get-active

Download our easy to use pocket-sized guide here. Physical copies are also available from Ilkeston Town Hall.

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
0115 907 2244
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