GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Don Valley Way

29 miles (47 km)

A riverside walk along the River Don from Doncaster to Sheffield.
The route runs for a distance of about 29 miles, following footpaths along or close to the river. Highlights on the route include the lovely scenic spot at Sprotbrough Falls and the historic Conisbrough Viaduct. You'll also enjoy a waterside path along the lake in Thrybergh Country Park.
Along the way you will also pass historic mills signifying the important industrial past of the river.
Much of the route is also suitable for cyclists. For example the opening section from Doncaster to Conisbrough runs along a traffic free section of the National Cycle Network.

Don Valley Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Don Valley Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


River Don, Doncaster - - 3597836

River Don, Doncaster. The river rises in thePennines, west ofDunford Bridge, and flows for 69 miles (111km) eastwards, through the Don Valley via Penistone, Sheffield, Rotherham, Mexborough, Conisbrough, Doncaster and Stainforth.

River Don, Sprotbrough - - 2425719

River Don, Sprotbrough

Conisbrough viaduct from the Trans Pennine Trail - - 557312

Conisbrough viaduct from the Trans Pennine Trail

The River Don from Conisbrough Viaduct - - 3213215

The River Don from Conisbrough Viaduct

Thrybergh Reservoir - Looking towards "Lakeside Cafe" - - 3527330

Thrybergh Reservoir

River Don at Rotherham - - 4215362

River Don at Rotherham

Swinton - Burton Ings Bridge (Geograph-2381582-by-Dave-Bevis)

Swinton - Burton Ings Bridge

River Don, Sheffield - - 2891947

River Don, Sheffield


GPS Files

GPX File

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