Author: Rob Haslam
Paperback publication date: 01 Jun 2010
Paperback ISBN: 9781906148218
Walking South Yorkshire is a collection of 30 circular walks, between 2 and 8 miles (3 and 13 km) in length, that explore the ancient woodland and rural visitor attractions around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.
Attractions visited include: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough Park, Cannon Hall Museum, Old Moor RSPB Reserve, Monk Bretton Priory, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Worsbrough Mill, Rockley Blast Furnace, Wentworth Woodhouse, the Waterloo Pottery Kiln, Catcliffe Glass Cone, Graves Park Animal Farm, Roche Abbey and the Chesterfield Canal.
Written by local walker, Rob Haslam, each walk features detailed route directions, combined with a thorough insight into the county's rich, yet little-known, heritage of ancient woodland. All walks can be reached by public transport from Sheffield, Meadowhall, Rotherham and Barnsley, feature Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps and information on public transport, car parking, history, refreshments and terrain.
Rob Haslam lives in Sheffield and has been a keen walker all his adult life. He has written The Chesterfield Round Walk and The South Chesterfield Way for Ramblers local groups and is the author of the White Peak Way, published by Cicerone, and The 100-mile-long Sheffield Greenway. He is the organiser of the annual Sheffield Walking Festival, held in September, and leads walks for Sheffield Ramblers and the Visually Impaired.
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