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Industrial History of the Sheffield Moors

Type:Walking Festival

Longshaw Woodcroft car park (SK 267 801), Owler Bar Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Industrial History of the Sheffield Moors


Take a walk through the Longshaw Estate via Yarncliffe Quarry to Padley Gorge, on to Bole Hill Quarry and the remains of the winding house for information on the history of the quarry and tramway, which we descend on the way to Lawrencefield and Over Owler Tor, then via Winyards Nick to Toad’s Mouth and back to the start, with the option of refreshments at Longshaw or the Fox House pub.

Walk length:  5 miles 8(km)

Starts: Longshaw Woodcroft car park, Owler Bar Road (SK 267 801)
Finish: at start

Travel: 271 bus from D2 in Pond Street Interchange at 09:40 to Fox House

Parking: Longshaw Woodcroft NT car park. Free to members. Free parking on wide grass verge near pub.

Terrain: Moderate ascents and descents on good paths through woodland and open moors

Led By: Ian “Hovis” Brown, owner of Foothills outdoors shop

This walk is part of Sheffield Walking Festival and in partnership with Heritage Open Days.

intermediate: history: views: dogs welcome: food & drink


Guide Prices

This event is free but places must be booked as they are strictly limited.


Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Travel: 271 bus from D2 in Sheffield Interchange at 09:40 to Fox House                                

Parking: Longshaw Woodcroft NT car park. Free to members. Free parking on wide grass verge near pub.

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