Sheffield Town and Country Walks

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Both Sheffield’s Urban and Country Walks have now been updated.

Check them out for your chance to find routes around the hidden treasures of the city centre, taking in the architecture and the green spaces. Maybe you fancy a walk in one of Sheffield’s districts? There’s something for you here too.

We’ve also featured some walks around the impressive countryside surrounding Sheffield. We’ve got a range of country walks in the fields and woods bordering on the Peak District, and you can walk to North America (farm, that is!).

If you fancy a relaxing stroll by the waterside, we’ve even got som...

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Sheffield Historical Walks

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The Historical Walks Database for Sheffield has been updated…

Sheffield’s history can be traced back to the founding of a settlement beside the River Sheaf in the second half of the first millennium AD. Following the Normal Conquest, Sheffield Castle was built to control the Saxon settlements and Sheffield developed into a small town, roughly the size of the modern day city centre. By the 14th Century, Sheffield was well known for the production of knives and the town had become the main centre of cutlery production in England by 1600...

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Casual Ramblers – and we’re off!


Welcome to Casual Ramblers!


We’re going to be bringing together a selection of walking routes, reports and photos for people who want to get out and explore their local areas but who don’t have the time, equipment or inclination to spend a whole day in the great outdoors. Much as we admire traditional ramblers, a Casual Rambler is less likely to own a compass, more likely to own an iPhone with maps. We are less likely to drink out of a flask and more likely to find a pub or a tea room and have a cake while we’re at it.

These will be fun walks which are suitable for couples, families, an...

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