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Rother Valley Country Park

A leisurely walk (countryside) in South Yorkshire, England, about 5.44km (3.38 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:30h. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 10m (32ft)
Loss 5m (16ft)
Max. Elevation 50m (164ft)
Elevation (total) 15m (48ft)
Start & End
Distance 5.44km
Duration ~1:30
Created by harlina on 01 Jul 2010
The Rother Valley Country Park is a great place to explore. A walk all the way round the park is about 3 miles and there is beautiful wildlife and two lakes. For more information about the wildlife and what's going on, visit: www.rothervalleycountrypark.co.uk

Walk Functions


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Walk Map


OS Grid SK442838
To get to the park, travel to Beighton - there are regular buses and trams from Sheffield.
Boating Lake About 0.79 km (~0.49 miles) from
OS Grid SK448833
The first lake is the Boating Lake. Follow the lakeside path down to the main lake.
Rother Lake About 1.74 km (~1.08 miles) from
OS Grid SK451816
Follow the length of the Rother Lake, with the woodland on the other side. Keep your eyes on the water for birds too - 226 different species have been spotted here!
Along the River Rother About 0.99 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid SK453825
On the eastern side of the lakes, the path runs between them and the River Rother. Meadowgate Lake and Nethermoor Lake can also be seen across the river.
Back towards Beighton About 1.24 km (~0.77 miles) from
OS Grid SK448837
Keep heading round the northern end of the lakes to return to Beighton.
Beighton again About 0.68 km (~0.42 miles) from
OS Grid SK441838
Head back into town to catch the bus or the tram home.

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