The Sheffield Night Hike Challenge is a 9 or 17 mile dusk-till-dawn sponsored walk from St Luke’s Church, Lodge Moor, Sheffield onto the Derbyshire Moors. The route passes through the Mayfield Valley to the Round House at Ringinglow, and over Houndkirk to Fox House. The route then goes through Longshaw down Padley Gorge to Grindleford, and then follows the River Derwent to Hathersage.
All walkers must check-in at the Hathersage Methodist Church Hall, where there are refreshments and toilets. This is the end of the 9 mile route and transport is provided back to St. Luke’s Church, Lodge Moor.
The 17 mile route continues on from Hathersage, towards Brookfield Manor and Dennis Knoll, from where it climbs up to Stanage Edge, passes Redmires Reservoir, before returning to St. Luke’s Church, Lodge Moor.
Checking in on the night…
Check in is at St. Luke’s Church, Blackbrook Road, Lodge Moor, Sheffield, S10 4LQ is from 8:00pm, with the Night Hike Challenge starting at 8:30pm. Car parking is available near the church. If you do park, please be careful not to obstruct local residents.