Rivelin Valley (Sheffield) Reviews
Description:A wooded valley now protected by a conservation group is home to a few famous mills: the Hind Wheel and the Rivelin ... more
Newest Review: ... the valley. Many of these ponds have been cleaned and restored by the Ponds Conservation Trust, Yorkshire Wildlife and Yorkshire Water. The typical habitat of the Rivelin Valley is mature woodland in the valley bottom consisting of Oak, Hazel, Beech and Sycamore. In areas where the trees are less dense there are Birch and Larch. Close to the river there are small areas where the trees have ... more
Customer Rivelin Valley (Sheffield) Reviews (1)
by - written on 07/01/08 (Very useful, 5211 readings)
The Rivelin Valley lies approximately 5 miles West of Sheffield City Centre. The Valley is three and a half miles long and follows the course of the River Rivelin, which rises in the Hallam Moors on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The River Rivelin is a very fast flowing river that is fed by many smaller tributaries that drain their water from the moorland peat. The fast flowing nature of this River has cut a steep gorge through the hills leaving a deep valley with very steep sides. This river has been exploited over the centuries and the many dozens of different water wheels that once cluttered this valley supported in their heyday, ... Read the complete review
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