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6 great walks near Sheffield

PUBLISHED: 09:57 15 October 2019

Eccelsall Road, Sheffield by Joe Hewett-Hobson

Eccelsall Road, Sheffield by Joe Hewett-Hobson

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The Steel City may be famous for its industrial past, but it is often claimed that is one of the greenest cities with numerous parks dotted throughout the urban landscape and its close proximity to the Peak District.

1 Charles Street Car Park Sheffield by Ashley Baker1 Charles Street Car Park Sheffield by Ashley Baker

Sheffield City Walk

0 miles from Sheffield

You can find a number of varied routes around the city on the Sheffield City Council website. Our favourite is the Sheffield civil enginering walking guide that explores the city's historic buildings and transport.

Click here to view the details of the Sheffield circular walk

Houndkirk Moor Road and milestone by Sally MoseleyHoundkirk Moor Road and milestone by Sally Moseley

Houndkirk Moor

0 miles from Sheffield

Set off from the famous Sheffield suburb near Ecclesall Road before dipping into the village of Dore and on to a corner of the Peak District for a hike over high, heather-clad moors.

Click here to view the details of the Houndkirk Moor walk

Dale Dike Reservoir by Terry FletcherDale Dike Reservoir by Terry Fletcher

High and Low Bradfield

6 miles from Sheffield

The twin villages of High and Low Bradfield, the starting point for this walk of lush valleys, lakes and high moors, exude an air of deep rural tranquillity with the imposing church overlooking picturesque cottages and the idyllically-sited cricket ground.

Click here to view the details of the Bradfield walk

St Nicholas' Church, High Bradfield by Sally MoseleySt Nicholas' Church, High Bradfield by Sally Moseley

Agden Reservoir

6 miles from Sheffield

Beginning at Low Bradfield and ascending to High Bradfield, this walk then explores hidden valleys and remote farmsteads passing through fields, woods and moorland. Packed with interest and illustrated by far-reaching views, the route then descends and ends with a trail around Agden Reservoir.

Click here to view the details of the Agden walk

Seldom Seen Engine House by Sally MoseleySeldom Seen Engine House by Sally Moseley

Troway

6 miles from Sheffield

Troway is located in the north-east corner of Derbyshire on the fringe of South Yorkshire. This walk explores a network of old tracks and footpaths through a diverse landscape of arable farmland, patches of ancient woodland and past redundant mill ponds in the Moss Valley, once a place of rural industry but now popular with outdoor leisure pursuits such as walking, cycling, horse riding and fishing.

Click here to view the details of the Troway walk

The view across Hathersage by Sally MoseleyThe view across Hathersage by Sally Moseley

Hathersage

10 miles from Sheffield

From Robin Hood's Stoop to Little John's grave, this adventure-packed walk ascends high above Hathersage for far-reaching views, passing a wealth of country houses along the way.

Click here to view the details of the Hathersage walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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