Shire Brook Valley
Please note the map above is just to give an indication of where the venue is, specific details should be given in an event's details.
This is a new area for orienteering with a map surveyed and drawn by Chas Hird in 2016/2017; first use is April 2017. The reserve is mostly wooded, with open areas and a good path network.
Sheffield Parks and Woodlands website says "Situated in South East Sheffield, the Shire Brook Valley contains over 100 hectares of land protected for Nature Conservation and recreation. The Reserve is open to the public all year round. Local Nature Reserve status was gained for the valley in 1999". A booklet 'Shire Brook, The Forgotten Valley', written by local people about the fascinating history of the valley is described here. As well as the Shire Brook Valley Visitor Centre, the reserve also contains Birley Spa Victorian Bathhouse.