Length – 6.0 miles
This walk has plenty of variety. From High Hoyland, we follow the road to Bretton Country Park before taking a circular route through the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. After a steady climb, we leave the Park at the Longside Gallery before following a ridge across fields on our return to High Hoyland.
- Grade – Well defined paths. Some rough ground and stiles. Steady climbs. Some rocky footing. Parts can be muddy and slippy in wet weather
- Start – High Hoyland. This walk may also be commenced from within Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) (4,5)
- Grid Reference – SE 270 097
- Maps – OL1 Dark Peak, OS Explorer 278/288
- Parking in High Hoyland – on the road opposite the Cherry Tree S75 4BE
- Parking in Yorkshire Sculpture Park – there are over 1,150 parking spaces at YSP with car parks at the National Arts Education Archive (NAEA) (4) and at the visitor centre (5). Parking costs £10.00 (all day), £6.00 for 1-2 hours WF4 4JX (2018 prices)
- Public transport – there is no bus service to High Hoyland. The 96 bus runs between Wakefield and Barnsley, with regular stops at YSP
- Refreshments – Cherry Tree (High Hoyland). Cafes in YSP
- Public Toilets – YSP
Map of the walk
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