Sheffield Country Walk

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Statistics and Files
Start: Eckington
Distance: 53 miles (85 km)
Grid Ref: SK434798
Climbing: 1,720 metres
Walk time: 20-26 hours
Days: 3-5

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Sheffield Country Walk is a long distance footpath which takes a varied route around the outskirts of the city and on its course passes many sites and buildings of archaeological, historical and industrial interest. It follows woodland and riverside paths, crossing undulating farmland and the open gritstone moorlands to the west of the city. From the start at Eckington the route visits Killamarsh, Netherthorpe, Rother Valley Country Park, Woodhouse Washlands Nature Reserve, Hail Mary Hill Wood, Treeton Dyke, Catcliffe Flash Nature Reserve, Attercliffe Hill Top, Meadowhall, Woolley Wood, Butterthwaite, Ecclesfield Common, Horbury Common, Burcross, Greno Wood, Whalejaw Hill, Stubbing House Lane, Birkley Edge, Rocher Bridge, Middlewood, Worrall, Holdworth, High Bradfield, Low Bradfield, Dale Dyke Reservoir, Strines Reservoir, Sugworth Edge, Lodge Moor, Stanage Edge, High Neb, Upper Burbage Bridge, Burbage Rocks, Burbage Bridge, Fox House Inn, Totley Moor, Totley, Woodthorpe Hall, Mickley, Dronfield Woodhouse, Dronfield, Cook Spring Wood, Troway, Birleyhay, Bowercinder Hill, Twelve Acre Wood and Eckington Park.

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