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A circuit on high ground above Stocksbridge and Deepcar.

Stocksbridge from Hunshelf Bank

Stocksbridge from Hunshelf Bank

Length - 13.0 miles


This walk cannot be completed at present due to problems crossing the railway below Wharncliffe Crags.

A long walk on the high ground surrounding Stocksbridge and Deepcar. Starting in Bolsterstone the route takes in Wharncliffe Crags, part of the Trans Pennine Trail, Hunshelf Bank, Undebank Reservoir, Wind Hill and Whitwell Moor. The route follows the high ground at around 1000ft but drops down to cross rivers on three occasions.

  • Grade - A long walk. Well defined paths. Some rough ground and stiles.
  • Start - Bolsterstone Village
  • Grid Reference - SK 271967
  • Parking - Bolsterstone Village
  • Public transport - none
  • Refreshments – Castle Inn, Bolsterstone, Underbank Outdoor Activity Centre - seasonal
  • Public Toilets – In Bolsterstone
This document was produced by and is copyright to the Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome group. Walkers are Welcome UK is a nationwide network which aims to encourage towns and villages to be 'welcoming to walkers'.

Regatta Fox Valley Bank View Cafe

Bridge Shop Crawshaws Simon BlythCastle 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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