Stocksbridge and Deepcar from Wharncliffe Crags


Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome will:

Closed Permissive Path - More Hall Reservoir Embankment

From 10th September the path across More Hall reservoir embankment will be closed. Yorkshire water is carrying out improvements to the spillway and embankment. Path due to reopen in Spring 2019.

Ramblers - Best Walking Neighbourhood Award

Stocksbridge was voted a close second to the winner, Hastings.

Thank you to the 2377 people who voted for Stocksbridge, only 280 votes fewer than Hastings which has ten times the population of Stocksbridge.

Little Don Link

The next stage in the development of the Little Don Link from Station Road, Deepcar to Fox Valley will be starting soon.

For details of the route download the pdf route drawing.

The work will affect routes M16, S7 and M8.

Sheffield Walking Festival, 7 - 16 September 2018

Strap on your boots and take in Sheffield on foot as Sheffield Walking Festival returns 7 - 16 September 2018. Over ten days, the festival presents a host of enjoyable walks for a range of abilities, with plenty to see and discover along the way.

Download the walks leaflet

East Peak Outdoors 2018

The next annual East Peak Outdoors walking festival will take place in 23rd June - 1st July 2018.  If you would like to lead a walk or receive information please email

Barnsley Boundary Walk

The leaflets describing the 12 sections of the Barnsley Boundary Walk are now available form this site.

Langsett and Midhope at War

An historical archive of the Langsett area and its people in World War 2.

Next meeting of the steering committee

The next meeting will be at 19:00 on Wednesday 19th September 2018 at the Castle Inn, Bolsterstone.

New members welcome.

Report a Path

The local authorities are responsible for ensuring that landowners and others do not affect your right to use public paths. They can take action against people who block or damage paths or who do something that stops you from using them.

Please contact us using the Report a Path page if you find any problems on or near public paths.

We will log the report and pass the message onto the relevant authority.

Living streets project

If you come across a footpath sign that is in poor condition or not easy to read can you make a note of its location and send this to It may be possible to replace the sign through a project called Living Streets.


Comments from vistors to this website.

"My husband and I have been in the area (just outside Stocksbridge) for the last 3 days. Before we arrived we found your excellent website and decided to do Walks 14 and 20.
They were spectacular and we were very impressed with the accuracy and details included in your information.
Thank you very much. We hope to visit the area again and do more of the walks!"

"Just done Le Tour a pied. Great walk thanks, just picked up the leaflet in a pub and think it is an imaginative and interesting route and the guide is top quality - well done Thanks"

Please go to the contact us page to let us have your comments on our walks.

Visit Stocksbridge on public transport

  • 57 bus service from Sheffield via Hillsborough and Oughtibridge.
  • Supertram shuttle link from Middlewood
  • 201 bus from Meadowhall via Ecclesfield and Chapeltown.
  • 23 bus from Barnsley via Penistone, Thurgoland and Wortley

RegattaFox ValleyBank View CafeBridge ShopCrawshawsSDCTCastle 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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