The Round Rotherham Run in Pictures      Stage 1 Part 1  DVC Sports to Elsecar Canal

What you see Where you go
Leave Event Centre, follow College road to roundabout, 
cross it to Manvers roundabout.  Take 3rd exit Barnsley A6023 (to right of MANVERS sign) on FP/cycle track.
Pass 4 roundabouts.  Continue on FP to fork.  Bear L, then R, up slope to Blue Bridge.  
Cross BR, L, then fork R across grass to lakeside path.  
At end of lake, bear L (do not cross bridge) ....  
....to path junction.  L along main (level) hard-surfaced FP, signed TPT.  Keep on this hard-surfaced FP, under bridges, and follow it right across a BR to a RD. 

 

Cross road, under arch, then before bridge fork left at TPT sign

Cross RD, under metal arch, after 200 m bear L, signed Elsecar, on narrow path,   
cross RD (under another arch). Surfaced path, parallel to dual carriageway.....
to access RD to Retail Park.  Cross Rd, R of Morrison's, down slope, still following surfaced path, bearing right until the canal is reached

 

bear R after clear area (through muddy dip!),
 eventually joining canal towpath
follow towpath towards Elsecar

Last update 21 July, 2007 by Henry Marston

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