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Stocksbridge Heritage Walk

Length – 10.0 miles

Walk Description

This very varied walk includes both wooded, moorland and urban sections. These include bridleways and a section above the steelworks. There are excellent views across the Upper Don Valley.


  • Length – 10 miles (16 km). This figure-of-eight walk could be followed in two sections: (1) => (9): (9) => (30). 3.5: 6.5 miles
  • Grade – Well defined paths. Some rough ground and stiles. Steady climbs. Some rocky footing. Parts can be muddy and slippy in wet weather.
  • Start – Stocksbridge Town Hall
  • Grid Reference – SK 273 983
  • Parking Maps – OL1 Dark Peak, OS Explorer 278
  • Public transport – street parking in the centre of Stocksbridge and on many parts of the route
  • Refreshments – Fox Valley, Stocksbridge town centre, King and Miller and Royal Oak in Deepcar
  • Public Toilets – none on this route

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Map of the walk

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