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Best trails in South Yorkshire

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Trying to find the best South Yorkshire trails? AllTrails has 68 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Sheffield, Doncaster or Barnsley, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 39 easy trails in South Yorkshire ranging from 1.1 to 11.5 miles and from 19 to 1,456 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in South Yorkshire
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#1 - Langsett Reservoir Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Langsett Reservoir is near the villages of Langsett and Upper Midhope, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Show more
#2 - Higgor Tor to Stanage Edge
Peak District National Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
A walk along Stanage Edge towards Hathersage and back via Higgor Tor. There are some steep up and downs in certain sections.Show more
#3 - Abbey Brook Headwaters
Peak District National Park
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
This walk takes you to a trip to follow the Abbey Brook up into the gorge at stream level, and then head over in the Wet Stones direction. A nice secluded walk with great views and a waterfall. The quShow more
#4 - Win Hill from Heatherdene
Peak District National Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
At 462m above sea level, the views from Win Hill are tremendous and, given it stands more or less on its own, panoramic. The views start in the north looking over Ladybower Reservoir and up the Upper Show more
#5 - Longshaw Estate Burbage Brook Trail
Peak District National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
This family friendly trail is popular with families all year round. At just about two miles and with minimal elevation gain, this is a great trail in nature that is accessible for all. Please note thaShow more
#6 - Sprotbrough Falls
Pot Ridings Wood
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Sprotbrough Falls is a 3.5 mile out and back trail located near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and naturShow more
#7 - Barnburgh and Barnburgh Crags
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
A circular walk from the small village of Barnburgh, near Doncaster in South Yorkshire. The route climbs steadily along a quiet track to reach the heights of Barnburgh Crags (or Barnburgh Cliff as it Show more
#8 - Bull Stones to Derwent Watershed
Peak District National Park
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 6 h 21 m
From Kings Tree via Bull Clough to the tops, then a scenic route to eventually join the path to Swains Head. Return by the banks of the Derwent, with a detour to the higher levels near Hoar Clough wheShow more
#9 - Carl Wark and Over Owler Tour Circuit
Peak District National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Carl Wark and Over Owler Tour Circuit is a 4.3 mile loop trail located near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#10 - Sheffield Lodge Moor and Oaking Clough Reservoir
Peak District National Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
An circular walk taking in some rarely-used spots west of Sheffield, accessible by good public transport. There is a small reservoir up on Hallam Moors, and that is the focal point of this walk. It beShow more
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