Walking South Yorkshire: 30 circular walks exploring the ancient woodland around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley
Walking South Yorkshire is a collection of 30 circular walks, between 2 and 8 miles (3 and 13 kilometres) in length, that explore the ancient woodland and rural visitor attractions around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.
Attractions visited include; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough Park, Cannon Hall Museum, Old Moor RSPB Reserve, Monk Bretton Priory, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Worsbrough Mill, Rockley Blast Furnace, Wentworth Woodhouse, the Waterloo Pottery Kiln, Catcliffe Glass Cone, Graves Park Animal Farm, Roche Abbey and the Chesterfield Canal.
Written by a local walker, each walk features detailed route directions, combined with a thorough insight into the county’s rich, yet little-known, heritage of ancient woodland.
All walks can be reached by public transport from Sheffield, Meadowhall, Rotherham and Barnsley, feature Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps and information on public transport, car parking, history, refreshments and terrain.
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