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Length – 7.5 miles
This walk has plenty of variety. From Elsecar, we pass through woodland before reaching the first of a number of follies. We then circumnavigate parts of the Wentworth Woodhouse estate, passing through a landscaped deer park before returning to Elsecar, via woods. Wentworth Park has both Red and Fallow Deer. The deer give birth in June/July. The rut starts in October and the stags can become protective of their herds at both these times.
- Grade – Well defined paths. Some rough ground, rocky footing and stiles. Steady climbs. Parts can be muddy and slippy in wet weather. Some road walking is included.
- Start – Elsecar Heritage Centre car park. This walk may also be commenced from Wentworth (10)
- Grid Reference – SK 386 999
- Maps – OS Explorer 278
- Parking – Elsecar Heritage Centre Car Park, Wentworth
- Public transport – The 227 bus (Rotherham – Hoyland) passes through both Elsecar and Wentworth. The 44 route (Rotherham – Chapeltown) passes through Wentworth
- Refreshments – pubs and cafes in both Elsecar and Wentworth
- Public Toilets – Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wentworth Garden Centre
Map of the walk
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