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Address: Access from Abbey Lane/Cow Lane/Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S8 OBJ, England
Phone Number: 44-114-221-1900
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Lovely woods

Wonderful ancient woods and part of the old Sherwood Forest. Well laid out paths and good signage. Well woth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Yorkshire
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful ancient woods and part of the old Sherwood Forest. Well laid out paths and good signage. Well woth a visit.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A lovely ancient woodland,so close to residential areas.This wood is so full of character and changes dramatically with the seasons. You can spend 15 mins or a couple of hours strolling around.The wood is split in two by both Whirlowdale road,horizontally and Abbey Lane vertically.In the lower section, bordered by Whirlowdale Road/Abbeydale Road South and Abbey Lane, is a woodcutters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lovely venue for a concert. In the woods, a wildlife pond, parking. A short drive from the city centre, but it feels like you are in the country.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a super place for quietness and solitude with lots of birds. You can be disturbed by lots of people on the weekend walking their dogs and riding bikes with the children (though there is plenty of space), so try to go during the week. There is a small information centre and a cafe (the latter open on weekends).... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I go to the woods several times a week and am amazed at how often I spot something different. There are ponds and streams; hills and valleys; many different species of trees and dozens of paths to explore, each of which gives you a different aspect and viewpoint. Can you find the ancient cup and ring stone? Did you know... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We didn't realise such a beautiful, peaceful place was literally on our doorstep. We had a lovely walk among the bluebells of this ancient woodland today, followed by a lovely cake & cuppa at the cafe. We'd highly recommend a visit if you're looking for peace and tranquility just a stone's throw from the city!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A lovely trip to Ecclesall woods to see the blue bells, and walk through these ancient woodlands. A very nice cafe at the end of your walk too. serving good coffee and a variety of foods. Plenty of car parking spaces . Just 10 minutes from my home and never visited before, just goes to show what we miss on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had an excellent long dog walk last Saturday through these fantastic woods just on the edge of Sheffield. And the best bit was coming across the cafe at the sawmill in the middle of the woods for a really great treat!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We set out from Forge Dam cafe and walked through Whitely woods for about half an hour, which was lovely, and walked as far as Shepherds Wheel, which has been renovated during the last year and stopped at the new tea/coffee van right by the side in the woodland setting. The van was under a Gazebo and there were several... More 

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great place to walk the dog and thrilling to see herons flying around their nests. Happily surprised not to see much dog poo as we can only find one poo bin near the woodland centre on that side of Abbey Lane, though the other side is better supplied.

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Address: Access from Abbey Lane/Cow Lane/Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S8 OBJ, England
Phone Number: 44-114-221-1900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield

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