Eckington (Sheffield)Swallownest

Eckswa one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Eckington (Sheffield) and Swallownest.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Eckington (Sheffield) and Swallownest.

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Is this route good enough? -  No (1)

Problems reported -  Safety (1)

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Eckington (Sheffield)
Grid Ref SK4228679026
Lat / Lon 53.30652° / -1.36688°
Easting / Northing 442,286E / 379,026N
What3Words beak.soldiers.lizards
Grid Ref SK4524885343
Lat / Lon 53.36305° / -1.32153°
Easting / Northing 445,248E / 385,343N
What3Words thrones.onlookers.commit

Eckswa One's land is

Arable 7.9%
Other agricultural land 18.5%
Pasture 4.2%
Urban 32.6%
Water 1.3%
Woods 35.4%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018


Hugh Hudson

19 Aug 2023 (edited 20 Aug 2023) Summer

Walked from Swallownest to Eckington. Mostly an enjoyable route, almost a very good one, but there is a safety problem where we leave the old railway path south of Killamarsh - the path we need to join is on a high bridge and although there is evidence that some people have scrambled up the steep bank, there is a better avoiding path that should be used a little further south.

I have submitted a new route ECKSWA two, which shows the avoiding line, and I will post a detailed review with pictures there.

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