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“Dry Stone Wall”

Dry Stone Wall

A proper Yorkshire field boundary

Taken on the Stainborough Walk in Barnsley

Report and more photos here

Map and instructions here

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Thrybergh Country Park

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

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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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Wickersley Wood Walk

“Wickersley Walk: Wickersley Wood, Rotherham (South Yorkshire)”

Wickersley Walk

This Wickersley walk is one of Rotherham Council’s ‘Doorstep Walks’ and is around 2 miles long. It is our local walk, so could be termed an old classic – it’s our go to for evenings after work or when we want to get out but don’t have much time. Depending on how energetic we’re feeling, we tend to change it up by taking slight variations on the route once we get out the wood...

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“Fields of Gold”

Fields of Gold

A field of corn in Summer

Taken on the Spire Walk around Laughton en le Morthen Walk map here

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Doncaster

Doncaster Minster

“The place to be for walks in Doncaster”… Doncaster is a historic market town which was founded by the Romans in AD71. It can boast not one but two Norman castles (Conisbrough and Tickhill) and was the town where the steam trains the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard were built...

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Barnsley

A silhouette of Monk Bretton Priory at Sunset

“The place to be for walks in Barnsley” … Barnsley is a busy market town which was mentioned in the Domesday Book (Berneslai) and takes its history very seriously. Historical landmarks for Barnsley Walks include Elsecar Heritage Centre, Monk Bretton Priory and Wentworth Castle. Now in the middle of a period of regeneration, Barnsley is a great place to visit and casual rambling opportunities are a-plenty. This is particularly true if you are somewhere near Silkstone, which appears to be the Barnsley walking capital! See below for the greatest assembly of Barnsley walking routes out there.

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