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Wonderful Wharncliffe Heath 3 miles (4.8km) 2 hours

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Lowood Club

Station Road

Deepcar

S36 2SQ

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Enjoy the birds, trees, plants and insects to be found in Wharncliffe Wood and the Heath Nature Reserve. Learn from individual experts from the trustees about wildlife conservation, about the hidden history and see traces of one of Sheffield’s oldest industrial sites. Follow in the footsteps of Victorian tourists and pioneer rock climbers who came to enjoy the wild scenery of the Crags.

Start: Lowood Club, S36 2SQ
Finish: at start

Travel: SL1a bus at 13:05 from Middlewood tram terminus to Deepcar. Walk down Wortley Road from traffic lights and turn right on Station Road for 200m

Terrain: Mix of made and natural paths, including sheep tracks, rough stretches with a few short steep sections

Led by: Trustees of the Wharncliffe Heathlands Trust.

This walk is part of Sheffield Walking Festival.

intermediate – no dogs – history – views – bring binoculars – food and drink – nature

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