Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Walks For All: Sheffield

Walks For All: Sheffield

What information is available?

Sheffield City Council Public Rights of Way Group publish a booklet Easy Going Trails – a list of 20 short walks in and around Sheffield with detailed information about routes, gradients, surfaces, and toilet and parking facilities. The book states that some of these routes are possible for families with young children, people with limited mobility and people using wheelchairs with assistance.

Sheffield City Council Parks and Countryside Ranger Service has an extensive Ranger Events programme to encourage people of all ages and abilities to join in a variety of outdoor activities throughout the seasons. As part of their commitment to the principle of ‘Countryside for All’, information is included in the programme to show which events are suitable for families, people using wheelchairs, and where there are accessible toilets and parking. Events are free.

Sheffield City Council Parks and Countryside Health Project Team also produce a number of Step Out leaflets – a series of urban walks based in the Sheffield area promoting walking as a means of improving health. Detailed information is given about gradient, steps, stiles and access, although no specific details are given about suitability for people using wheelchairs or buggies. Further information is available from the Health Project Team.

Where can I find the information on the council web site?

Where can I obtain a printed leaflet?

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