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Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

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Trans Pennine Trail logo

Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

Central

Barnsley

Cortonwood – The public bridleway between Wath Road at Brampton and Cortonwood Retail Park will be temporarily closed  from the 24th August to 3rd September September 2021 in order to allow for the safe installation of noise barrier fencing along the Trans Pennine Trail next to Wath Road.  Diversion  Updated 21st July 2021

Dunford Bridge – From April 2021 until early 2023 the number of spaces available for parking at Dunford Bridge car park will be significantly reduced temporarily.  The reduction in space is necessary to allow major construction work to take place on National Grid’s Visual Impact Provision project in the Peak District.  Visitors and Trans Pennine Trail users are advised to use the alternative parking at nearby Windle Edge and Winscar Reservoir.

Please follow the signs and park in marked bays only. This is to ensure emergency service vehicles, local buses and construction vehicles have safe access.  All members of the public are kindly asked to only park in the designated marked bays and not to park on grass verges in the village if the car park is full but to use an alternative car park.

It will be necessary to close the picnic area at Dunford Bridge to the public from June 2021 to the start of 2023. Trail users and members of the public wanting to access the TPT will still be able to do so from the Dunford Bridge car park throughout the duration of the project. From the autumn, they will be able to use the new diverted route which will open up new views north of the river in the Upper Don Valley.

Further details are available on the project’s website (peakdistricteast.nationalgrid.co.uk). If you have any other questions, please get in touch with the VIP project team directly by calling 0330 134 0051 or sending an email to visualimpact@nationalgrid.com  

Wakefield

Bottom Boat – Surface repair work is taking place on the section of the Trail at Bottom Boat from 19th July 2021 to 31st August 2021. The section of TPT affected is from St Peter’s Crescent to the junction with Bottom  Boat Road.  The route will be closed from 07.30 to 15.30 daily, with the alternative route via Bottom Boat Road. Updated 16th July 2021

Doncaster

Spotbrough – The TPT commencing at the rear of the Boat Inn and proceeding north east along the river bank for a distance of 115 metres (where the path meets Sprotbrough Landing) will be closed from the 12th July 2021 until 23rd August 2021. A signed alternative route will be in place for Trail users.

Rotherham

Don Street – Please see the attached diversion for a closure commencing the 15 March 2021.

Canal Barrier – There will be a diversion starting from w/c 09th August 2021 until June/July 2022, whilst a canal barrier is constructed. See diverson here.

Sheffield

Between East Coast Road and Stevenson Road (5WW) – The Five Weirs Walk (FWW) between Attercliffe Road and East Coast Road has been shut since November 2019 after being badly damaged by floods A diversion will be in place.

Halfpenny Bridge – Please note the closure of the towpath at Halfpenny Bridge. A signed diversion is in place as, click here to view it.  Due to the restrictions associated with COVID & issues with Staff & Resources, progress has been slow with the work at Halfpenny Bridge and as a result the works are behind programme by 5-6 weeks. This means the Towpath will be closed until work is complete on 14th May 2021

Accessible Mapping

Together with local authorities across the Trail we have looked at sections across the Trail that are accessible for all users, view them here

Accessible Mapping

Together with local authorities across the Trail we have looked at sections across the Trail that are accessible for all users, view them here

Useful Links for Information

Check our useful links regarding accessibility 

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