Access for All Trails
Our walks are based upon the national guidance in the booklet: By all Reasonable Means. This can be downloaded from the Natural England website.
Like all visitors to the countryside, you should always be responsible for your own safety. If in doubt, turn back. The guides below go into some detail about the routes, but if you have a question, don't hesitate to ask. We're here to help and happy to do so.
The following walks offer a great way to get some fresh air and experience the countryside. The individual guides contain information on path surfaces, gradients, access features, and where available rest points, disabled parking and accessible toilets. You should be able to make an informed decision about which walk is the best for you from the information contained in each guide.
Access for All Trail No 1, Thurcroft
A 2 mile long multi-user route running along the former colliery railway between Thurcroft and Dinnington.
The Old Mineral Line Trail runs along the former Thurcroft Colliery railway between Thurcroft and Dinnington. The Trail has been specifically designed for wheel chair users, the less able and families with push chairs. The route is level and tarmaced throughout its length.
|Rest points||7 Benches along the trail|
|Gradients||The main body of the trail is flat, however, the access ramps have a gradient of approximately 1:15|
|Access Points||Steadfolds Lane, Laughton Common Road, Bookers Way|
|Parking||Steadfolds Lane. Thurcroft|
|Guide||Miles without Stiles|
Access for All Trail No 2, Harthill
A 1 mile long multi-user route around the reservoir in the heart of the Village of Harthill
The Tom Wakefield Way is flat, short and easy and particularly suitable for people with physical challenges, as well as the elderly. Set in the heart of the village of Harthill, the path around the reservoir is close to shops and pubs and at less than a kilometre long is ideal for the less able.
|Rest points||1 bench approx half way round|
|Surface||Crushed Fine Stone|
|Gradients||The main body of the trail is flat, however, there is a short section with a 1:12 gradient.|
|Access Points||Carver Way, off Carver Close, Harthill|
|Parking||Car park off Carver Way, Harthill|
|Other Facilities||Shops & pubs close by|
|Guide||Access for All Trail No 2|
Last modification: 21/10/2013