Heritage Open Days 2021

Industry and Beauty on the Loxley: Malin Bridge & the 1864 Great Flood.

A circular walk from Hillsborough Corner to the confluence of the Loxley and Rivelin rivers then along a stretch of the Loxley. We will look at remains of water power and industry, tell the story of the 1864 flood, and explore today’s hidden nature.

Looking at the history of the area from bustling Hillsborough Corner to the 19th-century factories of Malin Bridge and then the water power and hidden beauty of the Loxley. Showing the close proximity of different parts of Sheffield’s heritage and tracing stories of the past through industrial remnants whilst appreciating our hidden nature.

Saturday 11 September: 11:00 – 12:30
Thursday 16 September: 17:30 – 19:00

Meersbrook and the Meers Brook

A walk around Meersbrook and the story of the brook which was the former boundary between Yorkshire and Derbyshire.

A walk around Meersbrook, the former edge of Sheffield and the Yorkshire and Derbyshire boundary. Exploring the route of the Meers Brook from the River Sheaf to Cat Lane woods. Telling the story of the past whilst seeking out remnants of times gone by.

A circular walk starting and finishing on Saxon Road.

Monday 13 September: 14:00-15:30
Friday 17 September: 11:00-12:30