Walks in South Yorkshire tagged posts

Wentworth Countryside Walk

“Wentworth Countryside Walk, Rotherham (South Yorkshire)”


I say this a lot, but Wentworth is probably one of the most lovely places I’ve ever been to. If you were to ask someone to describe a typical English village, I’m pretty sure that they would come up with something very similar to this small town on the outskirts of Rotherham. The Wentworth Countryside Walk followed one of Rotherham Council’s Doorstep Walks (here) and this was one of the first we did. It was fantastic to explore the glorious countryside on a sunny day...

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Thrybergh Country Park

“A Walk for Health: Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham (South Yorkshire)”


Thrybergh Country Park is a great place to go if you fancy a walk but haven’t got a lot of time. One lap is about 1 mile (and you can keep track of your progress via the ‘Steps for Health’ waymarks). This is recommended as one of the Rotherham Walks for Health (see here) and is easy access. One thing I would point out – at the moment there is a diversion in the last section of the walk due to the bad weather...

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South Yorkshire

Walks in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is a Metropolitan County which includes the boroughs of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham, and Sheffield which is the region’s only city. Despite its industrial and mining history, the county is surrounded by lovely countryside. The region includes the Peak District National Forest, the West Pennine Moors and borders on Sherwood Forest. The river Don runs through the county and there are various canals and reservoirs. This all leads to good opportunities for a casual rambles and walks in South Yorkshire!

Links to South Yorkshire Walks:

Walks in Barnsley

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