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Rivelin Valley Nature Trail

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A good walk without steep hills

This is a good walk on a nice day. The walk alongside the river is very pleasant and surfaces... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nick w
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Good walk on a sunny day..

Its a good place to walk and gives a relief from the city life. The trail is quite easy to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Salaaar
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Pakistan
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Starts Malin Bridge | Rivelin Valley, Sheffield S6 5FG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good walk on a nice day. The walk alongside the river is very pleasant and surfaces good. You get to see the sites of Sheffield's industrial past, and the cafe at the lower reaches is a bonus.

1  Thank nick w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a good place to walk and gives a relief from the city life. The trail is quite easy to walk, giving good views on the stepping stones and river. There is a cafe and the ice cream at the ice cream van was simply...More

Thank Salaaar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very popular amenity, which can be joined at many places, and enables one to do anything from a brief, gentle stroll to a decent, more taxing ramble. The Rivelin Valley Cafe is excellent too: acting as an enjoyable, very reasonably priced reward...More

Thank Anthony s
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I was staying with my daughter and partner in their house in Crookes and thought I would take a walk down here to the valley through Boleshill Park. The walk down is OK, though steep in parts, and the walk along the valley is lovely,...More

Thank PathManSlough
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful trail. Great for dogs too. Just have to consider where you cross when starting at the top, as there are stepping stones which are not to everyone's liking perhaps or do able for all (ppl and pets). Specifically if more rain has been falling,...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is an easy riverside/woodland walk suitable for those with limited mobility and even wheelchairs for the first part. Bizarrely it follows what was once one of Sheffield's main pre-steam industrial areas (they used the water power to drive the machines) and you can still...More

1  Thank BarrySandell
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We never knew about this hidden gem my girls aged 8 and 6 really enjoyed all parts of the day,the little splash park was ideal for there age with plenty of placers to sit,the park area again was very good,we walked all way round the...More

Thank smithymanfamliy
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable walk through woodland, with cafe, kiddies paddling pool and park along the way. Either enjoy quiet stroll or peacefully sit along the bank sides. Kids can enjoy the water and park

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went with our grandchildren who thought it was great. Adventure playground, splash park, picnic areas and a scenic walk up the valley. Kids took fishing nets and a bucket and although they didn't catch any, they enjoyed paddling in the river and crossing the stepping...More

Thank janbri2015
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the walk through Rivelin Valley. Luckily for us the weather was great too Clear paths to walk down.... the stepping stones can be rather slippery but take your time and we got across ok 👌... lovely cafe at the end which serves really nice...More

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Juliedempsey
1 August 2018|
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Response from annieincyprus | Reviewed this property |
At the station, hop straight onto the tram for Malin Bridge (buy a return ticket on tram). Easy Walk from there.
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Laura C
26 July 2018|
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Response from V K | Reviewed this property |
There are parts which are suitable for prams near the park and cafe. However further along each way it is more rough, some bits are gravel others are woodland paths with roots etc. They can also be quite narrow in places. I... More
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janetcartwright355
19 July 2018|
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Response from Judith D | Reviewed this property |
not oldfield rd that's a right walk ! 81 or 82 get off at rivelin park rd it's 5 min walk down there past holly bush pub straight across road that's the start of rivelin go down hill over bridge turn right paddling pools on... More
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