logo Walking Britain

Silkstone Circular & Cannon Hall Country Park
Introduction to Walk 2825

Photo from the walk - Silkstone Circular & Cannon Hall Country Park

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 10.4 miles / 16.9 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL1Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL1Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 110Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 110Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2086
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Stainborough Castle, Wentworth Castle & Worsbrough
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km
Walk 2238
2.5 miles / 4.1 km away
Thurgoland Boundary Walk from Oxspring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km
Walk 2328
3.0 miles / 4.7 km away
Penistone to Shepley linear
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2726
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Penistone Circular from Scout Dike Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 1545
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Wortley round including Wharncliffe Crags
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km
Walk 2943
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Newmillerdam Country Park from Notton
Grade - easy
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 3401
6.0 miles / 9.6 km away
From Langsett to Crowden via Woodhead
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1581
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Langsett Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1582
6.3 miles / 10.0 km away
More Hall Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km
Walk 1401
6.3 miles / 10.2 km away
Hordron Road and the Little Don without a car
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

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

Recommended Books & eBooks

The National Trails

The National TrailsThis inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails, with information that allows ease of comparison and contrast, inspiring you to find out more and to take up a long-distance challenge. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills.
More information

Map and Compass

Map and CompassAn instructive guidebook explaining map and compass techniques, to help readers enhance their outdoor experiences. Whether you are experienced in map-reading, or have never used a compass before, this guidebook will sharpen your skills and have you exploring new areas in no time. There are also tips for GPS and digital mapping technologies.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

CBD For Walking & Hiking

Discover the benefits of CBD for walkers and hikers. More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.