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Bramall Lane, Stocksbridge

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Length – 3.5 miles


The footpath through the works is subject to a closure expected to last until the end of 2020.

An alternative route is to follow the new path which goes above the works.

A walk that encompasses a variety of landscapes, from the steel works, retail park, farmland, paths between hedgerows, to open views across the valley to the moors beyond. The walk goes past Fox Valley, through part of the steel works before climbing onto Hunshelf Bank above Stocksbridge before returning to the start point at Stocksbridge Town Hall.


  • Grade – A combination of roads, tracks and fields, lots of stiles, Some paths are not clear or marked but are easy to find with instructions
  • Start – Stocksbridge Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge. S36 2DT
  • Grid Reference – SK 273984
  • Parking – Lidl Car Park, public section at at the end furthest from the car park entrance. Fox Valley, maximum stay 4 hours.
  • Public transport – 57 and SL
  • Refreshments – Various cafes and shops in Fox Valley and 0n Manchester Road.
  • Public Toilets – Facilities within shops and cafes.

Map of the walk

Bramall Lane map

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