Bradfield Walkers are Welcome are grateful to these businesses for sponsoring this website.

Bank View Cafe, LangsettCrown and Glove The Plough Inn Bradfield Brewery The Strines Inn Smithy Garage in Low Bradfield Flask End in Low Bradfield


New wooden bridge

Welcome to Bradfield

Bradfield village’s excellent location on the northwest fringes of the Peak District, with close proximity to long-distance trails and a superb variety of shorter walks around local villages, and spectacular reservoirs means that it has something special to offer walkers, whether visitors or local residents. As a member of the Walkers are Welcome network, Bradfield is aiming to attract visitors to the area to find out for themselves the huge variety of scenery and local amenities on offer.

Walkers are welcome

Planning a walking trip? Come and discover the Walkers are Welcome towns and villages across Britain. All have joined this innovative new community-led scheme, to demonstrate their commitment to making your visit an enjoyable one.

Visit the national Walkers are Welcome web site.

Vote for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood. Organised by the Ramblers,

Vote for Stocksbridge, the only Yorkshire nominee to make the 2018 shortlist for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood. Organised by the Ramblers, this prestigious award recognises an area where walking is the safe, pleasant and easy way of getting about.
Stocksbridge is the prime walking centre of the South Pennines. As the best walking area in Yorkshire, it is a deserved contender for the overall accolade.

Stocksbridge needs your vote - Please vote before the deadline of 12th.March 2018

New Walks

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome have added another six walks to the site. The new walks range from 4 miles around Holdsworth or Worrall to 11 mles on the Ughill loop. Details of the walks can be found on the walks around Bradfield page

Interpretation Panels

As part of Bradfield Parish Council's Walks and Trails project a number of interpretation panels have been set up around the area giving information about landmarks and local history. To view the interpretation panels click on the links below to open a pdf document.

Bradfield, Past and Present.

Low Bradfield and the Great Flood

The Dale Dyke Disaster

Damflask - A Lost Village

Historic High Bradfield

If you do not have Adobe Reader click here to get the free download.

Wheely Easy Walks

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome group were awarded a grant in August 2011 from the Sheffield City Council 50+ Small Sparks for Older People fund to investigate routes in the Bradfield area suitable for mobility-impaired walkers, especially users of wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

As a result of feedback from users and visits to the area to assess routes, a leaflet has been produced to allow those wishing to enjoy Bradfield’s countryside to judge the suitability of routes for themselves taking into account their particular circumstances and local conditions. We would appreciate any comments from users about other accessible routes or problems encountered.

Download the leaflet in pdf format

Langsett and Midhope at War

An historical archive of the Langsett area and its people in World War 2.

Feedback Welcome

We would like to receive your views on which walks in Bradfield area ( not necessarily just those on this web site) are suitable for wheelchair and mobility scooter users. Please let us know which walks you find suitable and where there are any problems? Send us an email

The Countryside Code

The Countryside Code applies to all parts of the countryside. Most of it is just good commonsense, as it is designed to help us all to respect, protect and enjoy our countryside.


Public Transport

Bradfield is served by the 61 and 62 bus services from Hillsborough Interchange.