10 of the best places to go for a Sunday roast and a lovely walk in Sheffield

It’s a time-honoured combination – a hearty Sunday lunch, followed by a relaxing walk in picturesque surroundings.

Thursday, 27th August 2020, 12:55 pm
A Sunday roast goes hand-in-hand with a walk in Sheffield. Picture: Chris Etchells.

And luckily Sheffield is blessed with many excellent pubs that serve traditional roast dinners in locations perfect for a weekend stroll.

Here are 10 of the best. Venues should be contacted directly for details of how to book and individual menus.

The Fox House pub and restaurant is very close to the main entrance of the National Trust's Longshaw estate - Surprise View, with its stunning scenery, is around 20 minutes away too on foot. (https://www.vintageinn.co.uk/restaurants/yorkshire/thefoxhouselongshaw)

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The Sportsman pub is perfectly positioned for a stroll around the Redmires reservoirs - those feeling particularly energetic can even walk out to Stanage Edge. (https://www.facebook.com/sportsmaninnlodgemoorsporj)
The Cricket Inn on Penny Lane, Totley, offers access to the beautiful landscape of Blacka Moor and its far-reaching views. (https://www.cricketinn.co.uk)
The Rising Sun on Fulwood Road is about 10 minutes away from the Porter Valley's Shepherd Wheel museum on foot - from there, leisurely walks to Forge Dam and back can be enjoyed. (http://www.risingsunsheffield.co.uk)
The Strines Inn on Mortimer Road, Bradfield Dale, is near the Strines and Dale Dike reservoirs, as well as the Boot's Folly tower. The 13th-century inn also has peacocks, as an added novelty. (https://www.thestrinesinn.co.uk)
The Three Merry Lads is also well-placed for walks at Redmires and beyond. Its beer garden has a spectacular view of the Rivelin Valley, too. (https://www.facebook.com/thethreemerrylads)
The Waggon and Horses is a good option for those who'd prefer not to travel too far into the countryside - it is right next to Millhouses Park, which offers a walk along the River Sheaf. Hutcliffe Wood is close by as well. (https://www.thewaggonsheffield.co.uk)
The Old Horns' beer garden benefits from a truly outstanding view of the surrounding countryside - from here people can walk around Agden Reservoir on the path created by Yorkshire Water. (https://theoldhorns.co.uk)
Bradfield Brewery tap The Nags Head, on Stacey Bank, is close to Damflask Reservoir which takes about two hours to walk around. (http://bradfieldbrewery.com/the-nags-head)
The Norfolk Arms on Ringinglow Road is in an ideal position for walks along the Limb Valley, all the way to Whirlowbrook Hall, or around Lady Canning's Plantation - and it's near Mayfield Alpacas Animal Park. (http://www.norfolkarms.com)