Walking and cycling in Barnsley

Walking and cycling are great forms of exercise; they're good for your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

As well as being activities that all the family can do together, walking and cycling are easy ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.

Cycling routes

If you prefer cycling, you can check suitable cycling routes on our map below.

National cycle network

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You find out more about cycling in our area on Cycle Yorkshire.   

You can also find out about bike libraries near you where you can borrow a bike or donate bikes for repair and recycling.

Walking routes

If you're thinking about getting your walking boots on, check out our walking guides below to see which route is best for you. Each one shows a map of the route, the distance you'll cover, how long it will take, what footwear you'll need, and what you'll see along the way.

There's something to suit everyone, so just pick a route and get walking.

Barnsley boundary walks

A 117km/73 mile long circular walk split into 12 sections

Green Moor walks

Silkstone walks

Other walks