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Shirebrook Valley VIisitor Centre Open Day and Heritage Walk

Summary
Shire Brook Valley Nature Reserve - Sunday 19th May. Visitor Centre open 1 - 3.30 p.m. with free Heritage Walk at 2 p.m. with a local expert.


Description

Visitor centre open 1 to 3.30 p.m. with a heritage walk at 2 p.m. led by local expert Christine Handley of the Shire Brook Valley Heritage Group.
From waterwheels and toolmaking, coalmining and railways, to sewage treatment, the Shire Brook Valley has a fascinating past, glimpses of which can still be seen today.
Come and discover more about the history and ecology of the area.
Free.


Shire Brook Valley is a beautiful nature reserve in south east Sheffield, just off the A57 Mosborough bypass at Coisley Hill roundabout. Extensive area of parkland, woods, ponds, wildflower meadows etc. The variety of habitats supports a wealth of wildlife. Miles of well-maintained paths for walking, running, cycling and horse-riding including the Transpennine Trail which runs through the reserve. Dogs welcome. Reserve open 24/7/365. Visitor Centre open Wednesday mornings 10 - 12.30 throughout summer and autumn and selected Sundays throughout the year + by prearrangement for group visits, schools etc. Large free car park always open on Stone Lane S13 7BR + many other access points from all sides at Hackenthorpe, Frecheville, Beighton and Woodhouse.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Christine Handley
Contact Position
Shire Brook Valley Heritage Group
E-mail
christine.handley@aol.com

Where to go

Name
Shire Brook Valley Nature Reserve
Address
Visitor Centre
Stone Lane
Woodhouse
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S13 7BR

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Sunday 19th May . 1 - 3.30 p.m. with heritage walk at 2 p.m.
Time of day
Afternoon
Days
Sunday

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE
Facilities
  • Parking
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Pets

Last Updated
13/05/2019
Keywords
free, history, nature,walk
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