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Interesting history

An easy walk along the canal with history all around. The wildlife is varied if you take the time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Good Walk

Started at Meadowhall walked down the vs al Started at Meadowhall, walked down the canal to the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Robert P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy walk along the canal with history all around. The wildlife is varied if you take the time to stop and look around.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like canals anyway but it’s a great mixture of scenery in amongst industry, city centre, etc. I love that it’s got that peace and pleasant atmosphere and yet you’re still in the middle of a big city. Nice walk to Meadowhall from the canal...More

Thank smith1265
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Started at Meadowhall walked down the vs al Started at Meadowhall, walked down the canal to the canal basin. Diversion to Kelham Island visited the Industrial Museum and the F.at Cat for a pint. Followed the Five Weirs Trail back to Meadowhall. It was ten...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I never knew this existed, or rather, I did, but not as it is now. I had long wanted to walk along the canal and finally succeeded one warm Sunday afternoon. Parking the car for free at Meadowhall we crossed the road towards The Source...More

1  Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We walked from Victoria Quays to Meadowhall. It is a really lovely part of Sheffield, with interesting history. The path is really comfortable, the scenery is beautiful.

Thank horvathgabriella
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I walked with a friend from Sheffield city centre to Meadowhall along the River Don via the 5 weirs walk and then back via the Tinsley canal, a distance of around 8 - 9 miles. The whole route is known as the Blue Loop and...More

Thank christinefreeman2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I traveled with a coach party on this canal at the beginning of April. The cruise started at Victoria Quays where the boat turned round to travel down the canal to the first lock. As my group belongs to a local history society we were...More

1  Thank rambler757
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Passing through this part of Sheffield, took some time out to stretch my legs and enjoy the scenery. Only wish i'd o had more time to enjoy this historical area!

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

So I will confess that my opinion of his walk will have been spoiled by the fact that the rain cut it short. It may also be spoiled by the fact that I live by a lovely stretch of canal in Hertfordshire, but this walk...More

1  Thank one47
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It just a lovely walk and it's started to get revamped after not being to bad. Nice little break watching the boats and that. Cannot say any thing more but away from traffic and can enjoy the quite area in a city.

2  Thank Ben B
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