GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Peatlands Way

50 miles (80 km)

This waymarked circular walk takes you through the moorland and lowland raised bogs around the town of Thorne near Doncaster. The walk visits Crowle, Belton, Epworth, Haxey, Kirk Bramwith and Sykehouse.
You will also cross the famous Thorne and Hatfield Moors, wildlife sites of national and European importance. The walk includes some easy waterside sections along the River Don and the New Junction Canal.

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Photos

Sykehouse lock on the New Junction Canal - geograph.org.uk - 1184197

Sykehouse lock on the New Junction Canal. The path on the left forms a section of the Trans Pennine Trail it crosses the canal here to continue North on the opposite bank. The canal is an extremely straight section of The Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation.

Hatfield Moors - geograph.org.uk - 1172139

Hatfield Moors. Typical scenery in this area, part of the Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve. Mixture of trees, man-made lakes, grasses and peat. Lots of spongy peat underfoot makes it a delight to walk upon.

Peat Bog on Thorne Moor - geograph.org.uk - 1221553

Peat Bog on Thorne Moor

Thorne Moors viewing platform - geograph.org.uk - 736161

Thorne Moors viewing platform. The only viewing platform in the Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve.

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