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Length – 6.5 miles

Walk Description

This is a circular walk in and a round Worsborough near Barnsley. The walk is mostly along defined paths and quiet roads. Some paths can be boggy while other sections may be overgrown. There are short sections close to the M1 motorway. You will pass close to a number of interesting and historical sites: Rockley Engine House, Rockley Forge, Rockley Old Hall, Wigfield Farm and Worsbrough Mill.


  • Grade – Mostly well-defined paths, Trans-Pennine Trail (TPT), stiles and steady ascents
  • Start – Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) Kendal Green Crossing car park near Wigfield Farm (1) or Worsbrough Mill car park (4)
  • Grid Reference – SE 344 038, or SE 349 034
  • Maps – OL1 Dark Peak, OS Explorer 278
  • Parking – TPT Kendal Green Crossing car park near Wigfield Farm (1), or Worsbrough Mill car park (4). There is a charge for the Worsbrough Mill car park, but no charge for the TPT car park
  • Public transport – 66 to Worsbrough Mill (4) from Barnsley Interchange
  • Refreshments – Cock Inn (Birdwell), Edmunds Arms (Worsbrough), Millers Tea Rooms (Worsbrough Mill), Wigfield Farm
  • Public Toilets – Wigfield Farm, Worsbrough Mill

Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome walks can be found as recommended routes on the OS Maps App for mobile phones , tablets and pc.

Map of the walk

Worsborough Map

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