Western Circular

A classic Sheffield Ride – the Doctor recommends you take this ride at least once a week.

It’s the ride with more downhill than up!

Starting at Sheffield Station, use Peak Park Anniversary route (NCN6) to Barkers Pool, head up Division St, left on Devonshire Green (near cycle stands).  Then it’s Broomspring Lane, left to Clarkehouse Rd, Endcliffe Vale Rd, Fulwood Rd Ranmoor Rd, which is one-way, takes us up to r. Snaithing Lane, r. Carsick Hill Rd, l.Sandygate Lane, l. Sandygate Rd >> Redmires Rd to l.Blackbrook Rd, r. Lodge Moor Rd,r. Brownhill Lane, then Little Roper Hill (bit of a climb). Follow through to Ringinglow, then l. first r. Houndkirk >> Sheephill Rd to r. Hathersage Rd, l. Whitelow Lane, swooping down to Dore, Townhead Rd then Rushley Rd >> Limb Lane,  diverting into Ecclesall Woods.Follow the Bridleway for Abbey Lane, cross this busy road, continue to Whirlowdale Rd, cross again, up to Dobcroft Rd. Take the footpath opposite (technically a dismount) left onto Millhouses Lane, fork left to Button Hill then left to Dunkeld Rd. Cross Ecclesall Rd South with care and have a gentle saunter through the churchyard. Emerging at the top of Dobbin Hill, swoop down and fork left for Greystones Drive, at the end of which is the Greystones pub, our end point.

Follow Route 85 to Get Back to where you started.