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The Category Sheffield is a subset of South Yorkshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Sheffield which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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The following Sheffield Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Sheffield U3A

 

bradfield-walkers.org.uk

Overview

'Bradfield village’s excellent location on the northwest fringes of the Peak District, with close proximity to long-distance trails and a superb variety of shorter walks around local villages, and spectacular reservoirs means that it has something special to offer walkers, whether visitors or local residents.'

ecclesfield-pc.gov.uk/walks/walks.html

Overview

'The Parish of Ecclesfield covers an area of about 22 square kilometres of north Sheffield and is one of the most highly populated Parishes in the North of England. It comprises much of Ecclesfield and all of Chapeltown, High Green and Grenoside.'

www.sbg.org.uk

Size (acreage)19
Overview

'Sheffield Botanical Gardens cover 19 acres and were first opened in 1836. Originally designed by Robert Marnock in the Gardenesque style, the site now has fifteen different garden areas featuring collections of plants from all over the world, including Mediterranean, Asian, American prairie-style, woodland and rock-and-water plantings. The National Collections of Weigela, Diervilla and Sarcococca are sited here.'

www.sheffield-cha.org.uk/theclub.html

Overview

'We are a membership organisation. We presently have about 130 members ... Originally the club was affiliated to the Countrywide Holidays Association, a national organisation operating walking holidays which was formed in the 1890s. This has now been wound up, but our Club decided to continue using the initials CHA.'

www.shamblers.org.uk

Overview

'Do you enjoy walking but want to do this at a leisurely pace? Fed up with walking groups that want to beat the clock over the distance of the walk? Or maybe you are new to walking and fear that you won't be able to keep up with experienced walkers? Then come and join the Sheffield Shamblers Walking Group ... We organise midweek walks, Sunday walks and the occasional Saturday walk.'

www.sviwg.co.uk

Overview

'Organises volunteer led walks for VIPs living in and around Sheffield ... This user led group offers VIPs the opportunity to go walking regularly, assisted by trained volunteer guides.'

www.sheffieldwalkinggroup.org.uk

Overview

'The Walking Group for people in their 20s and 30s.'

stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk

Overview

Access to details of three dozen walks around and about Stocksbridge: [1] Eight Short Walks (less than 5 miles) - - - : [2] Twenty-three Medium Walks (5 - 9 miles) - - - : [3] Five Long Walks (10-15 miles).  Stocksbridge was the only Yorkshire nomination to make the 2018 shortlist for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood. Organised by the Ramblers, this prestigious award recognises an area where walking is the safe, pleasant and an easy way to travel.

www.wildsheffield.com/reserves/woodhouse-washlands/

Overview

'Lying in the floodplain of the River Rother, the nature reserve straddles the boundary between Sheffield and Rotherham ... The Trans-Pennine Trail, running along an edge of the site, allows easy access for cyclists and wheelchair users in good weather (it can get very muddy in wet weather).'

stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk/medium-2/dragon-circular/

Distance (miles)5
Overview

'This diverse landscape on the edge of the Peak District celebrates its natural, cultural and industrial heritage with grit and charm.' ALERT Unable to raise the Woodland Trust description of this Walk at Review. Linked instead to guide to similar Walk from Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome.

www.sheffield.gov.uk/content/dam/sheffield/docs/parks-sports-and-recre...

Overview

'There are over 15 kilometres of paths and bridleways, which offer some wonderful walks. These include an "Easy Going" trail suitable for the less able bodied and wheelchairs.'

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Sheffield City Council

www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/community-outreach/neoclassical

Overview

'Discover how Athens' Parthenon and Italian Renaissance palaces inspired Sheffield's architects. Find out why some of the city's most famous buildings have towering columns, two elephants and a man holding an asp. Meet Titans and water gods – one wearing a fish.You'll also visit Sheffield's lost telephone exchange, Victorian water and gas companies, hidden chapels, old schools and self-important banks.'

www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk/blog/walking

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'A signed route linking a range of historical buildings and open spaces with connections to the Dukes of Norfolk. It runs for 2¾ miles from Manor Lodge to the Cathedral and is mainly downhill.'

Description from

Sheffield The Outdoor City

www.sheffield.ramblers.care4free.net/SCW%20historical%20notes.htm

Distance (miles)54
Overview

'You can walk all the way around the edge of Sheffield. The Guide Book includes maps showing the 10 sections of the Sheffield Country Walk - just over 54miles (87.3km) in total.' ALERT The Website 'Welcome to Sheffield', formerly referenced here, no longer seems to carry information about this Walk. So I have cited instead a description from David Sissons. Note also the Map in the Entry in Walking Englishman.

Description from

David Sissons

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Sheffield Country Walk [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/roads-pavements/prow.html

Overview

'The Sheffield LAF was formed in 2003 and has 14 members, who have been appointed for a maximum of 3 years each. The members represent the interests of landowners, land managers, conservation groups and users of public paths and open spaces. Vacancies sometimes exist for LAF members - contact us for further details. LAF meetings are generally held quarterly and are open to the public (although the public will generally not be able to speak).'

Description from

Sheffield City Council

www.iannesbitt.co.uk/index.php?/projects/the-boundary-project/

Overview

'During February and March 2013 artist Bob Levene and artist / filmmaker Ian Nesbitt went on a walk following the Metropolitan District Boundary Line of Sheffield City. 65 miles and 75 hours over 9 days of walking down streams, over farmland, through industry and up the M1. Following a clearly defined "non-route" regularly meant scrambling up bracken, sinking into bogs, negotiating industrial complexes and generally being places with a complete lack of walking infrastructure ...' ALERT Unfortunately, the 'Boundary Walk' Website itself cited here seems no longer.

Description from

Ian Nesbitt & Bob Levine

www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk/blog/read/2019/01/sheffield-round-walk-b114

Overview

'Starts at Endcliffe Park and is approximately 14 miles long.  It ascends from the park through the Porter Valley, climbing towards the moorland edge of Ringinglow ...'

Description from

Sheffield The Outdoor City

steelvalleyproject.org/walks/

Overview

'Stone to Steel is a project celebrating 10,000 years of human history in the Upper Don Valley. It is a partnership between the Steel Valley Project, South Yorkshire Forest Partnership and Sheffield City Council that covers an area of approximately ten square miles around the Don and Little Don river valleys up to the border of the Peak District and Barnsley. It encompasses the towns and villages of Stocksbridge, Deepcar, Wharncliffe Side, Oughtibridge, Bolsterstone, Midhopestones and Grenoside.' ALERT Website Links changed.

Description from

Steel Valley Project

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