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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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West Yorkshire

Walks in West Yorkshire

Why bother with walks in West Yorkshire? This is a metropolitan county within Yorkshire with a population of around 2.2 million people. Its rocky landscape –  with the South Pennines in the West and the Yorkshire Coalfield in the East – makes for some dramatic scenery with steep valleys and rolling hillsides and the rivers Aire and Calder. The industrial past of the region is easy to see and there are a lot of  canals and railways. The region is broken down into five Metropolitan Boroughs, and that’s the way we’re going to approach the walks.

Walks in West Yorkshire


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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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