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Sheffield to Stanage

A moderate walk (riverside) in national park Peak District starting and finishing in South Yorkshire, England, about 12.61km (7.84 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:00. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 346m (1135ft)
Loss 280m (918ft)
Max. Elevation 440m (1443ft)
Elevation (total) 626m (2053ft)
Start
Ecclesall Road, Sheffield
End
Hathersage
Distance 12.61km
(7.84mi)
Duration ~4:00
Difficulty  
Moderate
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 13 Oct 2007
You can walk directly from the city of Sheffield into beautiful heathland countryside, finishing up at the popular rock climbing outcrop, Stanage Edge. The walk starts alongside a river in parkland, through farmland and continues into open moorland. A great, varied walk to shake off the city blues!

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Waypoints

OS Grid SK331857
The walk starts in Ecclesall Park, near the popular student area of Hunter's Bar. There are plenty of shops to stock up on supplies, and lots of Sheffield buses pass through here.
Porter Brook About 2.90 km (~1.8 miles) from
OS Grid SK303849
Follow the river than runs through Ecclesall Park. There are a couple of cafes in the park, but it's too early for a tea break, surely?
Brown Edge Farm About 2.56 km (~1.59 miles) from
OS Grid SK277843
As the river opens out into farmland, stay on the path and continue into open moorland. This is the eastern edge of the Peak District!
Redmires Reservoirs About 2.37 km (~1.47 miles) from
OS Grid SK256851
From the farm, follow the permitted path across Rud Hill until you reach the edge of the plantation.
Stanedge Pole About 1.20 km (~0.75 miles) from
OS Grid SK247843
Follow the edge of the plantation, to Stanedge Pole. From here you can head west to look at the impressive Stanage Edge. Alternatively, head straight down towards the road to catch the bus back to Sheffield.
To the road About 1.14 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid SK237836
Head down the hill towards the campsite.
Hathersage About 2.44 km (~1.52 miles) from
OS Grid SK233812
Continue down into Hathersage for the bus or train home.

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walkpeak
28 Dec 2015
Buses

You need to continue this walk down into Hathersage now to catch the bus.

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