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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.

Ecclesall Woods and the Collier’s Grave Walk

A gentle, mainly easy-going walk on clear paths through the deciduous woodland of Ecclesall Woods. At 2 miles in length on gently undulating paths this short but pleasant route makes an ideal steady walk for those seeking a gentle start to getting out walking, or a warm-down stroll for the more active

A wide bridleway heads gently uphill to Whiteley Wood. Trees line each side of the track, separating it from fields on both sides.

Bluebell & Whiteley Woods Walk from Bents Green, Sheffield

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.