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Fox Valley

A walk along Bramall Lane and onto Hunshelf Bank, Stocksbridge.

Underbank Reservoir

Underbank Reservoir from Hunshelf Bank

Length - 3.5 miles


A walk that encompasses a variety of landscapes, from the semi derelict steel works, farmland, paths between hedgerows, to open views across the valley to the moors beyond. The walk goes through part of the steel works before climbing onto Hunshelf Bank above Stocksbridge before returning to the start point at Stocksbridge Town Hall.

  • Grade - A combination of roads, tracks and fields, lots of stiles, Some paths are not clear or marked but are easy to find with instructions.
  • Start - Stocksbridge Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge. S36 2DT
  • Grid Reference - SK 273984
  • Parking - Lidl Car Park, public section at at the end furthest from the car park entrance.
  • Public transport - 57 and SL
  • Refreshments – Various cafes and shops in the town centre.
  • Public Toilets – Coin operated unit opposite the Town Hall.
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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