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Hillsborough to Bradfield & Loxley Valley
Introduction to Walk 3436

Photo from the walk - Hillsborough to Bradfield & Loxley Valley

Nat Park - Peak District - Derwent Edge Sheffield

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 12.6 miles / 20.5 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Sheffield walk to the west of the city exploring the Loxley Valley and surrounding countryside. The route is full of interest with some notable industrial heritage along the way. The walk passes Damflask and Agden Reservoirs. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Rivelin Valley from Malin Bridge
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.9 miles / 12.8 km
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Birley Edge & Wharncliffe Wood from Greno Wood
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Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
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Sheffield Round
Grade - moderate
Length - 15.2 miles / 24.7 km
Walk 1579
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Damflask Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1285
3.2 miles / 5.0 km away
Rod Moor from Dungworth Circular
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
Walk 3439
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
High Bradfield from Glen Howe
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 1577
4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Low Bradwell & Agden Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1754
4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Agden Reservoir circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.8 miles / 7.8 km
Walk 1582
4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
More Hall Reservoir
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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