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Wadsley and Loxley Commons, Sheffield
Introduction to Walk 2728

Photo from the walk - Wadsley and Loxley Commons, Sheffield

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 7.9 miles / 12.8 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Sheffield walk in the Loxley valley from Wadsley and Loxley Commons. The route crosses the River Loxley at the old Malin Bridge mill and continues westwards along the top of the south side of the valley. The route then recrosses the river below the Damflask reservoir to return to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walk 1935
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Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
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Length - 15.2 miles / 24.7 km
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Grade - easy
Length - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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