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Newmillerdam – the long way round

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Sheffield & Barnsley –  Explorer 278 (Buy it now)

Distance: 3.5 Miles

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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Walk Description

  1. From the car park, take the footpath
  2. Follow the footpath to the right, taking you further away from the waters edge.
  3. Now after this turn, take the next right.
  4. Follow the path as it meanders.
  5. When the path forks, head left.
  6. This path shortly meets another path – take this new path  to the left.
  7. You’re now on this path for a while – follow it ignoring 2 left turns onto other paths.
  8. Take the third left – which is after Owler Wood.
  9. Follow this path – at one point you will meet paths going off to the left, right and straight on – take the one straight ahead.
  10. Then take the next path to the left.
  11. This takes you back to the waters edge path.
  12. Keep on this path as it follows the whole way around Newmillerdam.
  13. When you get to the road, head left again – back to the car park.

Additional Information


West Yorkshire


Lake, Woodland


2 to 4 miles


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