Length – 6.5 miles
The first section follows the southern bank of Underbank Reservoir to Midhopestones. We then climb steeply by the old route of Mortimer Road before utilising part of the Penistone Boundary Trail. We return over Roughbirchworth Common before passing an eighteenth century guide-stoop.
- Grade – Mostly well-defined paths, stiles and steady ascents. The climb from Midhopestones is quite steep (4 – 6)
- Start – Unsliven Road, Stocksbridge. Alternatively, you could start in Midhopestones or at Cubley Hall
- Grid Reference -SK 254 991
- Public transport – the 57 and SL1 bus services both use the A6102. The 57 terminates at Unsliven Bridge, allowing you to join the route at the start. Bus and train services serve Penistone
- Refreshments -Silver Fox (Stocksbridge) close to the start point, Mustard Pot (Midhopestones), Cubley Hall (Penistone), café at Underbank Outdoor Activity Centre
Map of the walk
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