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Ecclesall Woods

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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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I had the pleasure of a walk through Ecclesall Woods Nature Reserve today. Despite recent rains paths were relatively firm and the weather was kind to us. It was well signposted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rod W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of a walk through Ecclesall Woods Nature Reserve today. Despite recent rains paths were relatively firm and the weather was kind to us. It was well signposted though I have to say some mountain bikers were under the impression that they could cycle on the footpaths. Loved it.

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Thank Rod W
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At weekends and in the evenings the inconsiderate cyclists seem to think the woods are for their pleasure only. During the week it's a wonderful, and generally safer place. I walk my dog here regularly and one can sometimes walk for an hour without seeing another person. Don't confuse the woods with Ecclesall Park. The latter has a separate listing,... More 

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Thank Dr_Martyn_Bailey
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited on bank holiday Monday. The event they had on was interesting. Car park was designated for disabled only so parking was along the road outside. Enjoyed the walk in the woods and will return but with a picnic and what follows is the reason why. There was a short but very slow queue at the little food kiosk and... More 

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Thank JoBaconMum2Many
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We visited the woods with friends from London and the south of England. The bluebells were stunning and the chance to sit and have coffee together in the cafe was wonderful.

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Thank Brenda B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

You can't force beauty and these woods certainly do not disappoint! Place and activity The woods are an attraction for Sheffield and are great for a walk or run or any type of activity you are doing! Could even be a game of hide and seek. Best and Least The woods are so big and there is loads to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

These woods are absolutely the best I have seen anywhere in South Yorkshire, especially at this time of year with all the wild bluebells sprouting everywhere. Take enough time to wander by the streams and a little off the beaten path and let your troubles drift away. This place is a little piece of Heaven in Sheffield.

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Thank Gary M
UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Wander in these woods and see fascinating lightly managed woodland with some wonderfull old trees, especially beeches and sweet chestnuts. Decaying trees are left standing or lying as nourishment for fungi, insects, bugs and spiders. Admire strange roots where earth has been eroded away and listen for drumming of woodpeckers and clacking of herons' bills. Look out for the Q... More 

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Thank Grhm61
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Having lived in walking distance of the woods for more than 10 years it has been a constant in all my families lives. Being runners and dog owners, we are there several times a week. Its rarely crowded or empty, people you pass are friendly and most dogs you meet are too. All in all its a lvoely place to... More 

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Thank Paul M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful walk through the woods with a great stream. Children loved pond dipping in the stream :) Once away from the main car park area it's very peaceful. Wish I had a dog as would be perfect for dog walking! Kiosk sells drinks that were reasonably priced.

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Thank sarahjt76
Leeds England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Very few better places in Sheffield to walk when the weather is fine. I can't wait for the blue bell late April early May. So beautiful.

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