Sheffield is noted for its great industrial past with steel manufacturing, engineering, mining and cutlery production, but what it is not known for is that it had one of the largest medieval deer parks in the country which was referred to as “Ye Great Parke.” It...The Pevsner Architectural Guide for Sheffield contains many detailed walks in all parts of the city taking in a huge variety of its historic buildings and spaces, accompanied by a great deal of detailed information. The book is not generally available new, but is...A series of booklets describing trails following turnpikes and other important routes in the Sheffield area, researched and written by Howard Smith. This is an excellent series, only available in printed form and currently out of print, but well worth seeking out...The Rivelin Trail is a collaboration between the Rivelin Valley Conservation Group and Ruskin in Sheffield. This trail aims to introduce users to the history, heritage, and nature of the valley. The trail also includes poetry written and performed in the valley and a...River Sheaf Walk from Granville Square to Millhouses Park & Hutcliffe Woods. Approx. 1 hour, 30 mins walking time in one direction.Downloadable leaflet shows the route, and historical information is on “Information Wheels” positioned along the walk....The Norfolk Heritage Trail is a walk through centuries of Sheffield history – from the middle ages to the modern, via the Tudors, Victorians and two world wars. The trail takes its name from the Dukes of Norfolk, who previously owned much of the land it covers, having...A short circular pavement walk around the once heavily industrialised area of Kelham Island with its grand buildings from the 18th & 19th century. Available to download and also as an audio tour using the Don Valley Way app, available for Android and iOS (download...Castlegate tour map available to download. A guide to life in the Castlegate area – past and present. Includes a link to 5 virtual tours created for the Castlegate Festival 2020: Sheffield’s Old Town Hall Sheffield’s Terminal Warehouse Grey to Green The...The Shire Brook Valley is in the South East of Sheffield about 4 miles from the city centre. The general information in the downloadable leaflet covers the whole of the valley from Birley to Beighton. The four walks in this leaflet are based around the middle part of...The building stones of Sheffield – a geological walk in the city centre A major re-landscaping of the very centre of Sheffield was carried out in the late 1990s and natural stone was used in a creative way to replace tarmac and concrete. The Sheffield Building...Sheffield in Microcosm – a recumbent cow, stables, ten industrial workers on a wall, a feminine theme in poems and Sheffield suffrage, perhaps a tall tale, and, if we dare a short cut or trespass for a few of us? Available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel...The Street Art Feature Wall Walk is available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel City Wanderers collection. The Street Art Walk (2016) is available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel City Wanderers collection.The Street Art Walk (2015) is available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel City Wanderers collection.Sheffield’s Sons and Daughters is available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel City Wanderers collection.Plaques; Bronze, Brushed or Stone and the odd monument. A short walk through a slice of Sheffield History. Available to download. Part of the Sheffield U3A Steel City Wanderers collection. Why not give our children’s Art Hunt a go. The Firth Park Art Hunt is available to download. This hunt gets you to explore Firth Park and the wonderful art hidden all around it. If you don’t have a printer free copies are available from Firvale Community Hub. Part of...The walk From Wensley Street to Wincobank Hill is available to download. Part of the Turning the Page collection.The Grimesthorpe Heritage Walk is available to download. Part of the Turning the Page collection.The Page Hall History Walk is available to download. Part of the Turning the Page collection. The Page Hall to First park walk is available to download. Part of the Turning the Page collection.Father and son architects William and Thomas J. Flockton and their partners were hugely influential in the shaping of Victorian Sheffield. Many of their buildings are still standing. The Sheffield Society of Architects have developed a walking tour which shows how...The Great Sheffield Flood walk is designed to help those who intend following the path of the Great Sheffield Flood of 1864 down the Dale Dyke Beck, which forms the source of the River Loxley at Low Bradfield, onwards down the Loxley Valley before joining the River...A short walk around historic Low Bradfield. The walk take in many local landmarks including buildings that were affected by the Sheffield flood of 1864 when the Dam above Low Bradfield gave way Part of the Bradfield Walkers are Welcome collection.Sheffield is a civilised city and this virtual walk by Duncan Froggatt, Institute of Civil Engineers, shows something of how this has been achieved. You will learn of buildings and structures, various forms of transport (road, rail, tram and water) and the bridges...Urban ramble from the outsider’s point of view: “This is a simply unbelievable walk that propels you onwards and downwards from the ruggedness of the moors to the heart of Sheffield in seven gripping miles of stream-side rambling and culvert...Urban ramble from the outsider’s point of view by two walkers who normally explore the countryside, featuring many historic places and buildings with notes on the city’s development and history.The Five Weirs Canal Walk is a surfaced path and cycleway stretching for 7.5 km along the River Don, from the centre of Sheffield to the Meadowhall shopping centre, passing the five historic weirs from which it takes its name. It follows the riverbank almost all the...We hope you enjoy our app celebrating South Yorkshire’s own legendary Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as the folklore hero Robin Hood. Click on the map’s arrows for info and audio commentary on some of the key locations spotlighting the region’s...Steel City Wanderers is an open group within SU3A which explores the culture, geography and energy of Sheffield in the form of short, guided walks. The objective of the group is to explore areas of Sheffield and subjects not usually familiar to u3a members. These...Downloadable leaflet with 12 walks in Sheffield’s own Lakeland.Find new routes or old routes in a new way, discover the history of the area and spot the evidence of hundreds of years of use.Join us in exploring the past 10,000 years of Page Hall and Grimesthorpe and the people from all over the world who have contributed to its vibrant past! Self-guided walks: From Page Hall to Firth Park Page Hall History Walk Grimesthorpe Heritage Walk From Wensley...Whether you want to explore the industrial heritage of the area, climb to the top of dramatic rocky outcrops, adventure through woodlands or brush past wildflowers in a meadow, we have a great selection of walks for you to choose from: Town Heritage Trail Bolsterstone...Enjoy the General Cemetery Trusts’s free self-guided trails in your own time or book one of our guided walks around the Cemetery. Most trails can be used online or downloaded, and include audio: Industrial Connections The Show Must Go On! Kid’s Autumn Trail...A series of 8 walks published by Ecclesfield Parish Council. The aim is to provide information to walkers, to encourage them to enjoy walking in our beautiful area and stay and enjoy the facilities that local businesses can offer. All the walks have historical notes....Bradfield village’s excellent location on the north east 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...A walk around Rotherham Town Centre. Accessed using the GoJauntly app, available on Android and iOS. Download from app store.Take a pleasant stroll around Sheffield’s first municipal park and visit Weston Park Museum. Accessed using the GoJauntly app, available on Android and iOS. Download from app store.