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Rivelin Valley Nature Trail

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We loved this walk, Christmas week wet under foot, the river full to bursting but it didn't rain. A... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Lovely Walk

I walked along the Rivelin Valley in October. Would like to go again in the summer. Lovely walk... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We loved this walk, Christmas week wet under foot, the river full to bursting but it didn't rain. A little apprehensive when we first set out with a 8 month old pup and kids but no problem, we set off from the car park Rails...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank DEIRDRE8-0
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I walked along the Rivelin Valley in October. Would like to go again in the summer. Lovely walk, and I used the coffee shop at the start and on my finish several hours later.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great walk along a wild corridor with a lovely stream & industrial archeology, consisting of ruined wheel houses, mill ponds and races. So close to the city but great asset.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Herbie-Green
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have visited Rivelin since i was a little boy i am now in my mid thirties. Surrounded by trees nature and bird song this is the idea place for a country walk or bike ride for all the family, There is a cafe on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank MotownJunkUk
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My partner, 8 month old son and I came here after noticing how sunny it was outside this morning. I moved to Sheffield for university so I’m not familiar with the area, but my partner is. We parked at a pub called the Hollybrush (a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Myself, 2 adult daughters, 11 yr old asd son and a 2 yr old toddler on a 1st time visit. We found parking on the main road with no problem and as soon as the kids noticed the cafe we had to go there 1st....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank traceycarlos
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place for a country walk for all the family, you have the river,trees and nature all around you. If you fancy a cuppa you can calll in at the Pudding Ladies where toilets are provided both inside the cafe and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank janetaxelby
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very interesting and reasonably level. About 6 miles there and back. Osts along the way explain what's been there. A working mill is also open.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jim and Ange G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Really easy walk. Using the TripAdvisor website we found most of the scenes from other people's photos, thank you. Google maps took us to a random street where we couldn't find the start of the trail. Once we did find a car park we set...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Inspire378415
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here this morning and did a circular walk parking in the car park off Rails Road. The outward leg took higher ground with good views over to Sheffield and also back towards the Peak District. The route back followed the River Rivelin and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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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.
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
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