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Rivelin Circular

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Description

Commencing in the Rivelin Valley, we progress along some quiet roads before a steep drop into the Loxley Valley. A riverside stroll is followed by a strenuous climb to Storrs, a drop and another climb to Underbank Chapel, all with extensive views. Another climb takes us into Stannington before a descent to the Rivelin Valley and a riverside walk to our start point.

Information

  • Length – 7 miles (11.2 km)
  • Grade – a mix of roads, fields, woods and riverside sections. Included are strenuous climbs and descents.
  • Start – Rivelin Valley Road car park
  • Grid Reference – SK 324 888
  • Parking – Rivelin Valley Road car park. This has a height limit of 1.8 m (5’ 10”). Travelling from Malin Bridge, the car park is signed off Rivelin Valley Road. However, the sign is mostly obscured by a tree.
  • Public transport – the Blue Supertram route from Sheffield terminates at Malin Bridge. The 81 and 82 bus routes pass close to the start point and also travel to Stannington (16).
  • Refreshments – Anvil, Crown and Glove, Hollybush, Rivelin Hotel, public houses, Rivelin Valley Park Café
  • Public Toilets – adjacent to Rivelin Valley Park Café

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Map of the walk

Rivelin circular walk map

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