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Deepcar/Green Moor/Hunshelf/Fox Valley Circular

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'The Story of Steel' Fox Valley

Length 7.0 miles

Description

Starting in Deepcar, this walk of contrasts takes you through woods, close to the River Don and then up to Green Moor. We then skirt along a recently designated path on Hunshelf Bank before providing using a recently constructed bridleway. You then return through steelworks before passing through a shopping centre on your return to Deepcar.

A circular walk across moors and farmland, with good views across the Dark Peak. The route takes in the Ewden stone circle. Most paths are well defined although some short sections are unclear. The crossing of Ewden Beck could be difficult following wet weather as the bridge is in a poor state of repair.

  • Grade - Country lanes, woods and fields with well-marked paths. Includes a mix of both gentle and steep climbs. Can be very muddy in parts
  • Start - Station Road, Deepcar (1), Green Moor (10) or Fox Valley (22)
  • Grid Reference - SK 290 980, SK 282 994, SK 274 986
  • Public transport – SL1, SL1a, 57 pass close to Deepcar and Fox Valley. 23a and 24 bus routes pass through Green Moor
  • Refreshments - Fox Valley, Stocksbridge
  • Public Toilets –none on the route
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Regatta Fox Valley Bank View Cafe

Bridge Shop Crawshaws SDCT Castle Inn Bolsterstone

Mobile Phone Coverage - Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

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