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Length – 10.5 miles

Walk Description

A long walk from Stocksbridge to the market town of Penistone. The first section of the route follows the railway line used in the construction on Langsett reservoir. The route then climbs across by Hartcliff Hill before dropping down to the Trans-PennineTrail at Ecklands. The route follows the trail through Thurlstone to Penistone and on past Oxspring before heading back to Stocksbridge over Snowden Hill


  • Grade – Mostly well defined paths, Trans-Pennine trail, stiles and steady ascents
  • Start – Unsliven Road, Stocksbridge
  • Grid Reference – SK25405 99128
  • Parking – On street parking, Unsliven Road.
  • Public transport – Unsliven Road stop, 57
  • Refreshments – Cafes, pubs and shops in Penistone
  • Public Toilets – Penistone, near the church.

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Map of the walk

Penistone map

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