GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Grenoside Woods Walks and MTB

3 miles (5 km)

This route visits Grenoside and Greno Woods in Sheffield. The area of ancient woodland is also a nature reserve and a great place for flora and fauna. On your visit look out for woodland wildflowers including bluebells, honeysuckle and common cow-wheat. It's also great for birdwatching with wren, cuckoos, willow warbler, blackcap, chiffchaff and tree pipit to see.
The woods are a popular place for mountain bikers and walkers with a network of trails to follow. The open street map below shows the mountain bike trails in blue. These include the DH3, Pub Run and Steel City DH. The MTB jumps area can be seen on the eastern side of the woods near Sandy Lane. The video below showcases the trails you will find at the site.
You can start off from the car park at 4 Woodhead Rd, Wood Seats, Sheffield S35 8RS. From here you can pick up the trails head east into the woods.

Postcode

S35 8RS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Grenoside Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Grenoside Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The nearby Bolsterstone village is a good choice for some post exercise refreshment. Here you'll find the Castle Inn which is a typical English village pub. The friendly pub does a great Sunday lunch and is likely to have plenty of other walkers there. The pub can be found at postcode S36 3ZB for your sat navs.
Just to the south of the woods is Oughtibridge where you could head to the Hare & Hounds. The friendly pub has a nice conservatory and beer garden to enjoy. You can find it at6 Church St, Oughtibridge with a postcode of S35 0FW.

Dog Walking

The woodland trails are popular with dog walkers so you'll probably see other friendly owners on your visit. The Castle Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The woods sit just to the east of Wharncliffe Woods where there are miles more trails to try. You can pick up the Trans Pennine Trail to explore the woods and the surrounding area.
There's also some nearby waterside trails around More Hall Reservoir and Broomhead Reservoir to try.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Footpath through Greno Wood - geograph.org.uk - 156698

Footpath through Greno Wood. This footpath leads off to the west though the southerly section of Greno Wood, from a layby on the A61 just north of Grenoside.

Trans Pennine Trail to Meadowhall - geograph.org.uk - 385157

Trans Pennine Trail to Meadowhall. Greno Woods are left of the photo and Wharncliffe Woods to the right.

The road to Wortley from the edge of Grenoside Wood - geograph.org.uk - 957026

The road to Wortley from the edge of Grenoside Wood. Stood at the edge of the wood on a damp afternoon in early September. Hallfield Head Farm is to the left of the road and Wharncliffe Chase is visible on the horizon.

Pasture near Greno Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1755717

Pasture near Greno Wood

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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