THE DON VALLEY WAY IS A NEW 29 MILE WALKING TRAIL BETWEEN SHEFFIELD AND DONCASTER ALONG THE BANKS OF THE RIVER DON

There are new information boards along the route between Sheffield and Meadowhall

Take a look at the website:

  • USE THE TABS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DON VALLEY WAY MAP TO ZOOM IN TO SHORTER SECTIONS OF THE MAP (INCLUDING THE 5 WEIR WALK  - MEADOWHALL TO SHEFFIELD 6 MILES)

THE MAP CONTAINS SYMBOLS INDICATING THE FOLLOWING USEFUL INFORMATION: 

  • SECTION START POINTS 
  • TRAIN STATIONS
  • REST PLACES 
  • HERITAGE FEATURES 
  • HERITAGE WALKS 
  • FISH PASSES 
  • NATURE RESERVES
  • THERE IS ALSO AN EXTENSION FROM SHEFFIELD CENTRE TO HILLSBROUGH'S VICTORIAN WARDSEND CEMETERY


THE SITE INCLUDES:  

  • THE HISTORY OF THE WAY
  • SHORT HERITAGE WALKS FOR: Doncaster Town, Sprotborough, Conisbrough, Don Gorge, Mexborough, Swinton, Rotherham1 & 2 and Industrial Sheffield
  • THINGS TO DO (Geocaching/Cycling/Access)

 Take a look at  www.donvalleyway.org.uk.      

THE DON CATCHMENT RIVERS TRUST - THE DON NETWORK dart.org.uk 

"Don Catchment Rivers Trust has been established to help protect and restore the rivers in the River Don catchment area, this includes not just the River Don but also the River Dearne, River Rother and other rivers such as the Sheaf, Went, Ea Beck and many others.
Our rivers are a valuable asset which tell the story of our culture and heritage. They are important for people, wildlife and the local economy, and form an integral part of our landscape."