South Yorkshire Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Displayed below are South Yorkshire walking guidebooks and maps for ramblers. Some of the guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
Please also see our Pennine Way, Dales Way and Ebor Way long-distance footpaths that are in striking distance of South Yorkshire, and also our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty pages for more South Yorkshire guidebooks and maps.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
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” `Walking South Yorkshire’ is a collection of 30 circular walks, between 2 and 8 miles (3 and 13 km) in length, that explore the ancient woodland and rural visitor attractions around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley. Attractions visited include: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough Park, Cannon Hall Museum, Old Moor RSPB Reserve, Monk Bretton Priory, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Worsbrough Mill, Rockley Blast Furnace, Wentworth Woodhouse, the Waterloo Pottery Kiln, Catcliffe Glass Cone, Graves Park Animal Farm, Roche Abbey and the Chesterfield Canal. Written by a local walker, each walk features detailed route directions, combined with a thorough insight into the county’s rich, yet little-known, heritage of ancient woodland. All walks can be reached by public transport from Sheffield, Meadowhall, Rotherham and Barnsley, feature Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps and information on public transport, car parking, history, refreshments and terrain.”
– Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley
“This book in the Walking in Yorkshire series from Paul Hannon provides 25 enjoyable outings amid a rich variety of scenery. A collection of over 40 colour photographs depict features and landscapes along the routes, while the concise route descriptions are complemented by a wealth of background information. This new title is the latest in an improved series of Paul Hannon’s walking guides. A range of enhancements see the unsung walking country of South Yorkshire finally covered. This surprisingly varied landscape stretches from the dramatic scenery of the Peak District National Park to canal towpaths and nature reserves reclaimed from old collieries. Liberally spread in between the heavily populated conurbations of Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster there is plenty to discover, from Pennine valleys to rolling moorland, gritstone outcrops, parkland follies, industrial heritage and abandoned railways. In addition to being far more visually appealing than their predecessors, with the use of colour throughout and a more modern house style, these new titles feature a lower cover price than the old series.”
– Walking In Yorkshire : South Yorkshire – From the Peak to the Plains
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