A pleasant walk through some of Sheffield’s industrial history, following the Sheffield – Tinsley canal from the canal basin at Victoria Quays to Tinsley Marina and Meadowhall South, returning to Sheffield by the Supertram
Walks Around Sheffield
A selection of walks which begin within or on the borders of Sheffield. Most of these peak district walks are easily accessible by public transport making them ideal car-free walks from Sheffield.
The Peak District is often considered to be, and referred to as “Sheffield’s Back Garden” so walks from the steel city are a great way to take in the scenery of the national park.
Use our walking routes guide with public transport and car parking information to plan your Sheffield peak district walk – with the region so close, if you live in or around the city of Sheffield it’s easy to get out into the peaks without too much travelling.
This easy 3.5 mile woodlands walk begins from the neighbourhood of Bents Green drops down through Bluebell wood to walk along the Whiteley Woods section of the Porter valley. The walk leaves the Porter Brook at Forge Dam, heading up Priest Hill with views over Sheffield before returning to Bents Green.
A 7-mile walk through Limb Valley to Houndkirk Road with views over Sheffield, returning along the edge of the ancient Ecclesall Woods.
This Redmires reservoir walk around a mixture of pastoral farmland and the three Redmires reservoirs begins at Lodge Moor on the outskirts of Sheffield before heading out to skirt the three reservoirs before diverting alongside
A scenic walk of 6.75 miles with incredible views over the Loxley Valley from both sides, taking in Beacon Wood as the route drops down to explore part of the valley before climbing the opposite side up to Wadsley Common