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Featured Walks 

Here's just a handful of the array of fantastic walks on offer during this year's Sheffield Walking Festival. See the full walk listings lower down the page. 

  1. The opening stretch of the Sheffield Lakeland Way runs from Malin Bridge, the gateway to the Lakes, and follows the Rivelin Valley, high and low, to Lodge Moor.
    1. 13 Sep 2019
  2. Journey to Justice Walk
    A linear walk from west to east of the city centre, discussing Sheffield’s past actions on matters of race, class and protest.
    1. 14 Sep 2019
    2. 15 Sep 2019
  3. The Blue Loop is an 8-mile continuous loop of waterways and riverside walkways in the heart of Sheffield, made up of The River Don and Tinsley Canal.
    1. 20 Sep 2019
  4. Sheffield Home of Football Walking Tour
    We will begin with a description of Sheffield Mob Football from the 1790s and then explore and discuss some of the highlights of Sheffield's unique football heritage.
    1. 15 Sep 2019
  5. Tales of the City Centre Music Halls
    A walk round the West Bar Area, “The Shaftesbury Avenue of Sheffield,” visiting the sites of the long gone music halls, circuses and singing rooms (pubs), with tales of the managers, artistes and clientele of these establishments.
    1. 19 Sep 2019
    2. 17 Sep 2019
  6. Discover the hidden history of the Eastern Moors, including Swine Sty, Barbrook and Leash Fen, with the author of 'The South Yorkshire Moors.'
    1. 21 Sep 2019
  7. Join the National Park Rangers for a linear rural to urban odyssey, exploring the wonderful Sheffield Moors, Padley Gorge area and the Porter Valley.
    1. 21 Sep 2019
  8. Sheffield’s Lakeland and Glorious Western Edge
    While walking some of Sheffield's wonderful moorland we visit Redmires Reservoirs, the iconic Stanage Edge, a hillfort and an old turnpike road.
    1. 17 Sep 2019
  9. A short walk looking at the long history and exciting future of Sheffield's oldest quarter.
    1. 16 Sep 2019

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  1. Add The Sheffield Lakeland Way (Midhope & Langsett Loop) to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Unsliven Road bus terminus (SK 254 992), Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    We follow a loop of the proposed Sheffield Lakeland Way, visiting Underbank, Midhope and Langsett Reservoirs through varied scenery from riverbank and forest to high moorland.

  2. Add Woods, Moors, Wortley Hall and Deer Park to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Station Road (SK 293 980), Deepcar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    We walk through woods, along grassy ridges, on moorland tracks with great views, through an old deer park to Wortley village and Hall Garden before joining the disused Woodhead railway line.

  3. Castlegate, SHEFFIELD

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    Walking Event

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    Wilko, 34-36 Haymarket, Castlegate, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire, S1 2AX

    A short walk looking at the long history and exciting future of Sheffield's oldest quarter.

  4. Add Tales of the City Centre Music Halls and other nightlife to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Tudor Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    A walk round the West Bar Area, “The Shaftesbury Avenue of Sheffield,” visiting the sites of the long gone music halls, circuses and singing rooms (pubs), with tales of the managers, artistes and clientele of these establishments.

  5. Add A Brief History of Professional Theatre in Sheffield to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Tudor Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Take a walk round the city centre visiting the sites of the surviving and former theatres and concert halls of Sheffield, with tales of travelling players to current theatre practices via Georgian, Victorian and Repertory Theatre.

  6. Add Sheffield’s Lakeland and Glorious Western Edge to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Fargate/Leopold Street junction, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    While walking some of Sheffield's wonderful moorland we visit Redmires Reservoirs, the iconic Stanage Edge, a hillfort and an old turnpike road.

  7. Add Loxley Valley Round Walk to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Loxley village green at junction of Rodney Hill/Loxley Road (SK 306 898), Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    A heritage based walk visiting historical buildings and industrial remains in the Loxley Valley.

  8. Add Sheffield’s Lakeland: Go With the Flow! to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    The Sands car park (SK 262 920), Low Bradfield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6LB

    Take in the Strines, Agden and Dale Dike reservoirs, the latter being the site of the Great Sheffield Flood in 1864.

  9. Add The Great Sheffield Deer Park Boundary Walk to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Bus stop in front of Lidl on Castlebeck Avenue, S2 1DS. (not the Prince of Wales Road entrance), Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    A historical exploration of the largest private Deer Park in England, using ancient footpaths that defined the boundary wall, part of which can still be seen, in the knowledgeable company of a renowned Elizabethan Historian and author.

  10. Sheffield

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    Walking Event

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    Porter Brook Pocket Park, 1 Sidney Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4RH

    A walk tracing the course of the Porter Brook and River Sheaf.

  11. Add Sheffield Old Town: Echoes of the Past to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA

    Fascinating 2-hour stroll through the canal basin, by the River Don towards West Bar and back by Paradise Square to learn about, and see evidence of, Sheffield’s Industrial Heritage.

  12. Add The Long History of Education at Collegiate Campus to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Corner of Ecclesall Rd and Collegiate Crescent (SK 341 862), Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Explore the collegiate campus of Sheffield Hallam University.

  13. Add Sheffield Heritage Pub Walk to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Fagan’s, 69 Broad Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4BS

    This walking tour covers some of the entries in the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs book.

  14. Add Industrial History of the Sheffield Moors to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Longshaw Woodcroft car park (SK 267 801), Owler Bar Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    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…

  15. Add Quarries, Mills, Crags and Cannon Balls to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Junction of Wortley Road and Station Road (SK 289 981), Deepcar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    This walk will take you through woodland to Fox Valley, up to Hunshelf and along old ways to Green Moor. We descend over the River Don to Huthwaite and Wortley Top Forge, past Chemistry Cottages and through pastures to Wharncliffe Crags Nature…

  16. Add The Mini Blue Loop to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Walking Festival

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    Outside the SYAC Business and Enterprise Training Centre, 120 Wicker, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8JD

    The Blue Loop is an 8-mile continuous loop of waterways and riverside walkways in the heart of Sheffield, made up of The River Don and Tinsley Canal.

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