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Deffer Wood and Cannon Hall

Length – 6.5 miles

Walk Description

This varied walk takes you through woods, along streams,through a country park and across fields. There are extensive views, and in spring, opportunities to see bluebells.


  • Grade – Well defined paths. Some rough ground and stiles. Parts can be muddy and slippy in wet weather
  • Start – High Hoyland
  • Grid Reference – SE 270 097
  • Parking – on the road
  • Public transport –There is no bus service to High Hoyland. The 92/92A service (Barnsley / Cawthorne) goes to Cawthorne (join this route at instruction 7)
  • Refreshments – Cannon Hall, Cannon Hall Garden Centre and Thyme Bistro, Cherry Tree (High Hoyland), The Pavilion (Cannon Hall CP)
  • Public Toilets – Cannon Hall, Cannon Hall Country Park Car Park.
  • Map OL1 Dark Peak OS Explorer 278 / 288

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Map of the walk

Deffer Wood map

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