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Newmillerdam and Pugneys Park

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Sheffield & Barnsley –  Explorer 278 (Buy it now)

Distance: 5.5 Miles

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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Walk Route

  1. From the car park, take the footpath
  2. Follow the footpath to the left, the path closest to the waters edge.
  3. Keep on this path as it follows the whole way around Newmillerdam.
  4. When you get to the road, head straight on – up Barnsley Road.
  5. As you walk up Barnsley Road, look for a footpath on the left – take this onto Slack Lane
  6. Walk to the left on Slack Lane and take the footpath on the right after going over Owler Beck.
  7. Follow this path, which has a few possible routes –  take not the 1st left, nor the 2nd – you want to take the 3rd which leads you onto Kettlethorpe Hall Drive.
  8. Head to the end of Kettlethorpe Hall Drive and head right on Standbridge Lane
  9. Then take the left, St George’s Walk, which is before the church
  10. At the end of St George’s Walk continue on the footpath to Asdale Road, which you need to cross and cut throught the Asda car park
  11. On the opposite side of the Asda car park, take the footpath
  12. This footpath takes you to Pugneys Country Park – head left, and keep going left around the water until you get back to the footpath you started on.
  13. Head right back onto the path and head back to Newmillerdam the same way you came.
  14. To refresh your memory, that’s through the Asda car park.
  15. Cross the road.
  16. Take the footpath onto St George’s Walk.
  17. At the end of St George’s Walk head left onto Standbridge Lane, then right onto Kettlethorpe Hall Drive
  18. Take the footpath at the end of Kettlethorpe Hall Drive
  19. Then take not the 1st, not the 2nd, but the 3rd right on the footpath – following it back to Slack Lane.
  20. Head left on Slack Lane, and then right onto the footpath that takes you to Barnsley Road.
  21. On Barnsley Road, head right back to Newmillerdam.
  22. Follow it round to the right and back to the car park.

Additional Information

location

West Yorkshire

features

Lake, Woodland

distance

4 to 6 miles

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