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Hunshelf Bank

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Walk Description

An interesting walk full of contrast, from the slopes of Hunshelf bank with panoramic views over the town and beyond to the moors, to both the industrial steel mills and Fox Valley in the valley floor.


  • Grade – Some uneven ground, about 1 mile on roads through the works. Some steady ascents.
  • Start – Old Manchester Road, by Underbank Dam, Stocksbridge
  • Grid Reference – SK 253 994
  • Parking – on Smithy Moor Lane / Unsliven Road, Stocksbridge
  • Public transport – 57 bus to Unsliven Road
  • Refreshments – available in the town centre
  • Public Toilets – none on this route.

Map of the walk

Hunshelf Bank map

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