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Ecclesall Woods

Access from Abbey Lane/Cow Lane/Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S8 OBJ, England
44-114-221-1900
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Ranked #21 of 83 Attractions in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Outdoors
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Type: Forests, Outdoors

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

friendly people,Beautiful in summer when all the bluebells are out ,take some good photos ,visit the bird sanctuary and the old wood burners grave ,

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went today for a walk with my husband was a really nice walk. Well signed with different walking trails. A lot of dogs which are not on leashes which could be a problem with those who aren't comfortable around dogs.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ecclesall woods are a great oasis of calm in the city. Just off abbey dale road they are easily accessible from the west side of town and you don't have to go very far in to feel a long way from the roads and the city. There are several well marked paths and bridle ways, plus lots of minor paths... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Plenty of nice little walks in a great location. If toylike squirrels this is the place for you! Enjoyed the walk, looks good for dogs as well

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
74 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I love running/walking through the woods here. It provides a great escape from the chaos of the city and gives you a sense of adventure! Be sure to wear boots you're prepared to get muddy!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love wandering around these woods; I manage to find something new every time. Lots of different routes to walk and things to see.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love these woods right on our doorstep. It's great to escape the hustle of Abbey Lane and Abbeydale Road for the peace and quiet of the woods. Admittedly some of the main paths are well trodden and can be busy especially at weekends but head off to the secondary paths and you can enjoy the solitude. When it's wet... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

As well as being a beautiful, sprawling expanse of woodland right in the heart of urban Sheffield, Ecclesall Woods is also host to an ancient neolithic standing cup and ring stone. It's not widely advertised but if you're interested you can google it and find directions online posted by my husband on Sheffield forum, the local online resource for all... More 

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11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Lovely place for a stroll on a sunny day. Have been many times and it is great to see it in all the different seasons. Take sensible shoes if it has been wet.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

a place just to walk and relax. Just be careful you don't get lost. Numerous entry points. Probably could do with more parking spaces.

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