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distance 8.14mi Vertical gain +712ft Vertical drop -712ft Durée 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Wortley - South Yorkshire

This walk follows a section of the Barnsley Boundary Walk and explores the countryside to the west of this town. The route also includes Wharncliffe Crags which offer some fine views.

distance 2.68mi Vertical gain +381ft Vertical drop -354ft Durée 1h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bradfield (South Yorkshire) - South Yorkshire

A short walk in a rural area close to Sheffield along footpaths. Reasonably signposted but care is needed to keep on track. Apt to be muddy. Sheep, horses and sometimes cattle are likely to be encountered.

distance 8.53mi Vertical gain +778ft Vertical drop -791ft Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Oxspring - South Yorkshire

The Thurgoland Boundary Walk is just under nine miles long and takes in part of the upper Don valley as well as some of the tributaries of the river Dove. The route includes a short section on the old Dove Valley railway above the Silkstone tunnels and the route crosses the old Woodhead rail route twice.

distance 5.98mi Vertical gain +843ft Vertical drop -850ft Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bradfield (South Yorkshire) - South Yorkshire

This Peak District walk is another route close to the western outskirts of Sheffield. The walk explores one of the valleys that run eastwards towards the Don - in this case the Ewden Beck. The start is close to Broomhead Hall.

distance 7.31mi Vertical gain +548ft Vertical drop -541ft Durée 3h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Yorkshire

Barnsley and Rotherham may not be amongst the first places to spring to mind when planning a walk. However the area has many attractive rural locations including one of the country's finest houses, Wentworth Woodhouse, which is passed on this walk. The house featured in the TV series "The Country House Revealed" which visited stately homes not open to the public.

distance 11.03mi Vertical gain +1355ft Vertical drop -1381ft Durée 6h15 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Bradfield (South Yorkshire) - South Yorkshire

This Peak District walk explores the moorland and resevoirs that lie between Ladybower and Bradfield. Walking is generally good but do expect some short boggy sections after heavy rain.

Walking Broomhead & Howden Moors ( Download : )
distance 12.37mi Vertical gain +1352ft Vertical drop -1355ft Durée 6h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Bradfield (South Yorkshire) - South Yorkshire

This Peak District walk explores the moors to the east of the Derwent Valley Reservoirs. Including some quiet paths and tracks, the route also visits the popular summit of Back Tor and the monument to the Lost Lad. This valley is particularly impressive and feels quite remote - considering how close it is to the thousands of people that are circuiting around Ladybower.

distance 10.42mi Vertical gain +650ft Vertical drop -630ft Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Silkstone - South Yorkshire

This Barnsley walk starts in Silkstone and includes an old waggonway, the Cannon Hall country park and sections of the Barnsley Boundary Walk and the Penistone Boundary Walk.

distance 9.72mi Vertical gain +909ft Vertical drop -883ft Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Yorkshire

This walk explores the Rivelin Valley which lies to the west of Sheffield. The route includes a short section within the Peak District National Park. This walk goes out from Malin Bridge along the top of the valley side and comes back along the river.

distance 3.44mi Vertical gain +436ft Vertical drop -440ft Durée 2h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cawthorne - South Yorkshire

A steady uphill walk across farmland and through woodland providing views in High Hoyland back down towards Cannon Hall and Cawthorne. An easy downhill return across farmland.

distance 3.98mi Vertical gain +449ft Vertical drop -456ft Durée 2h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cawthorne - South Yorkshire

The Cawthorne Boundary Walk is a 14 mile circular walk usually starting at the Village Hall. I have broken the roughly into 4 parts smaller of approximately 3-4 miles radiating from the village, enabling the walker to walk the village boundary in part over 4 walks or the complete boundary in 1. I pick up a public footpath close to the center of the village, opposite Beatson House restaurant and next to the Methodist Chapel.

distance 9.9mi Vertical gain +919ft Vertical drop -945ft Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bradfield (South Yorkshire) - South Yorkshire

This Peak District walk explores two of the gritstone edges in the eastern sector of the National Park. The walk generally follows well defined paths and tracks and offers some fine views from elevated positions along the way. After heavy rain do expect some boggy ground under foot along some sections of the route.

distance 4.98mi Vertical gain +400ft Vertical drop -410ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Langsett - South Yorkshire

Hordron Road and the Little Don is a Peak District walk that can be reached by public transport. This half day route visits a beautiful moorland area which is little known by most visitors to the area.

Cats Clough Head & Outer Edge
distance 9mi Vertical gain +1083ft Vertical drop -1076ft Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Langsett - South Yorkshire

This Peak District walk explores the moors to the northwest of Sheffield and visits an area that sees relatively few walkers. Do select a clear day as navigation can be difficult in poor visibility.

Walking Flouch & Winscar ( Download : )
distance 8.97mi Vertical gain +699ft Vertical drop -682ft Durée 4h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Langsett - South Yorkshire

This Peak District Walk follows sections of the Barnesley Boundary Walk and the Trans Pennine Trail in wild moorland. Route finding is generally easy and the walk uses well marked paths tracks and a section of minor road to explore the country at the eastern end of the now closed Woodhead Tunnel.

Walking Stanage & Ughill Moor ( Download : )
distance 12.92mi Vertical gain +1358ft Vertical drop -1368ft Durée 7h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in South Yorkshire

This lengthy Peak District walk demonstrates the variation in countryside that makes Sheffield such a pleasant place from which to walk. It includes reservoirs, great views, a pretty valley and wild moorland.

distance 8.54mi Vertical gain +610ft Vertical drop -883ft Durée 4h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Bretton - West Yorkshire

Starting from Bretton Country Park Visitor Centre, this walk will lead you to Horbury Bridge through woodland, Overton and Middlestown.

distance 6.28mi Vertical gain +407ft Vertical drop -292ft Durée 3h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Notton - West Yorkshire

Lovely walk from Notton to West Bretton Country Park passing on some Wakefield Way section.

Notton and Newmillerdam Circular
distance 5.84mi Vertical gain +210ft Vertical drop -200ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Notton - West Yorkshire

This an easy, relatively flat circular walk south of Wakefield. It makes use of a disused railway line and the Newmillerdam Country Park - beautiful woodlands and rolling countryside.

Walking Win Hill & Hope Cross ( Download : )
Win Hill & Hope Cross
distance 7.91mi Vertical gain +1211ft Vertical drop -1211ft Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bamford - Derbyshire

Win Hill occupies a strategic position and as such offers great views over the heart of the Peak District.

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