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Five Churches Walk

Five Churches Walk


Mexborough Resource Centre,
Dolcliffe Road,
S64 9AZ


The five churches walk is a beautiful 10 mile circular route. Most of the route is along ancient footpaths and bridleways, which have been used for hundreds of years by local people and visitors alike.

Stepping in their footsteps you will visit the picturesque villages of Wales, Harthill, Thorpe Salvin, South Anston and Todwick, and be able to appreciate some of Rotherham's finest church architecture.

Collect a map from Rotherham Tourist Information Centre or download one from

Walk Route: Circular route starting in Todwick

Duration: 6 hours

Miles: 10

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Please bear in mind that the churches on this walk are all working buildings and may be closed on some days for special occasions. Please contact HERITAGE INSPIRED for latest opening times.


Free entry


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Map reference: SK 473999  Lat: 53.49369 Long: -1.28850

From M1 junction 36 follow the Dearne Valley Parkway to Mexborough. Once in Mexborough, go straight over the roundabout onto the dual carriageway. Take the second slip road off (just before the roundabout) and turn left. Take the first right onto Dolcliffe Road, and then next right onto Hampden Road. Our office is on the corner on the right hand side.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Mexborough station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
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