Planning a walking trip? Come and discover the 45 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.
Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome
Situated north of the Peak District National Park the area of Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone has many beautiful places to visit. A range of walks are being created which can be accessed by the web site.
Denby Dale Walkers are Welcome
Come walking in the beautiful countryside
of the Denby Dale district. Discover the
villages of Denby Dale itself; Birdsedge
and High Flatts; Clayton West; Upper
and Lower Cumberworth; Upper and
Lower Denby; Emley and Emley Moor; Scissett;and Skelmanthorpe, with their rich and fascinating heritage…and an excellent network of public rights of way.
Peak District National Park Authority
We have walks and events suitable for everyone and many are accessible by public transport. You can download and print a copy of the guided walks
Sheffield City Council
Walking is healthy, free and a great way to relax, see the local area and socialise.
The Ramblers Association
The Ramblers is Britain’s walking charity, working to safeguard the footpaths, the countryside and other places we go walking, and to encourage more people to take up walking.
www.ramblers.org.uk The Dearne Valley covers the area between Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, and includes Swinton, Wath-upon-Dearne and Mexborough. Several of our walks are within this area, often taking advantage of the Trans-Pennine Trail and other regenerated paths and trails. Our walks outside the Dearne Valley area are equally popular.
Get Walking and Get Healthy!
Walking is an excellent natural exercise that can help you stay healthy and live longer; control your weight; keep happy; enjoy time with friends and family; learn more about your local area and even look after the environment.
Britain on Foot
Britain on Foot is a new national campaign designed to get more people active in the outdoors, leading to a happier, healthier nation. Britain on Foot is being led by outdoor trade body the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), backed by a powerful combination of consumer organisations, outdoor companies, influential individuals and public bodies, including Visit England and Change4Life. The Government is also getting behind the campaign, and ministers from the Department of Health and Department of Culture Media & Sport (incorporating responsibility for tourism) have voiced their support.
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.
A website dedicated to help you and your dog enjoy the Peak District moorlands to their full potential, whilst helping to protect this special landscape, its wildlife and livestock.
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