(Like the route itself, this page is under development)
The first bit is easy enough – take the Five Weirs Walk, National Cycle Network Route 6 from Blonk St to Meadowhall (easy to pick up from outside the station, follow the blue signs) There’s some work going on at Mhell that has closed the path so you need to follow diversions – head for platform 2 at Meadowhall Station and leave via the Car Park, past the bike stands (you’ll see some rather nice Bike&Go bikes available for hire here)
That gets you onto route 67 heading north along the Chapeltown Greenway. This gets you on tarmac as far as Butterthwaite Lane – the next bit isn’t done yet but you can carry on for a few hundred yard up the track until you reach a bit of wasteland, not very savoury! – but walk your bike down the ramp to get onto Loicher Lane, turn left here and it becomes Station Rd. going into Ecclesfield. You’ll have to go on the main road for a bit here unfortunately, and over a bit of a hill, down into Chapeltown. At the station turn right onto Station Rd, then left onto Cart Rd, and Route 67 magically reappears, taking you through the woods to Tankersley although the last time I did it the surface wasn’t very good – might be a case of walking some of it. It does take you right into Tankersley Manor though.