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A walk in the Loxley Valley.

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A walk above and along the Loxley Valley on the western edge of Sheffield. The route takes in open countryside, passes through small villages and returns along the valley past with the derelict works that were originally established in the valley to make use of water power.

This walk is sponsored by Bradfield Brewery


  • Length 6.0 miles
  • Time – 3 hours
  • Grade – Woodland and fields with a few sections on roads. Short ascents. The paths are well defined.
  • Start – Loxley Road, Hanson Road, near the Admiral Rodney Inn.
  • Parking – On Loxley Road.
  • Public transport – Buses 52A for Loxley and 61 and 62 from Hillsborough stop at Loxley Road, Hanson Road
  • Refreshments – Admiral Rodney Inn, Loxley Road; Royal Hotel, Dungworth; Our Cow Molly ice cream, Dungworth. Cafés at Langlands Garden Centre and Loxley Nursery.
  • Public Toilets – None on route.
  • Grid Reference – SK 3054 8993

Download the walk instructions and gpx data.

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome routes can be found as recommended routes on the OS Maps App for mobile phones , tablets and pc.

Map of the Loxley valley walk

Loxley valley walk map

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Mobile Phone Coverage – Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

Ordnance Survey map OL1 Dark Peak is recommended for all the routes on this web site.

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