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A view from the Common

Wadsley and Loxley Common is an area of managed Heathland in the North of Sheffield. It's principle use is by walkers, but it has much to offer the visitor with an interest in bird watching, geology, history, wild flowers, fungi and nature in general.

Wadsley and Loxley Commoners (WALC) is a voluntary group of mainly local people who share a great love for the common.

We welcome you to our web site and hope you enjoy your online visit to the common. Please use the links above to open other pages, containing information which we hope will be of interest.

Latest Event!

Halloween Ghost Walk
31st October, 6pm

With The Werewolf of Wadsley
and a cast of Ghosts and the Undead!
6pm until approx 8pm,
Meet at Rural Lane Car Park, 6pm
Prizes for fancy dress!

Click here to go to the Robin Hood Day Page!

The aims of WALC are:

to conserve the common,

to balance the pressure of visitor numbers with conservation,

to promote awareness of the common, and

to encourage enjoyment of its many features.

For all our Latest News, see the WALC Blog!
Latest Posts,
Strange Creatures seen on the Common!
The Common Christmas Tree
Local Carols at Wadsley Church Hall

Who were the 3 sisters who gave Wadsley and Loxley Commons to the People of Sheffield? Please click here to download a PDF file which tells the Historical details!

Please see our Blog Page for this and all the latest WALC activities, it will be updated regularly.
The diary page is also the place to look for forthcoming events.

Map of Wadsley and Loxley Commons
Please click here to download a new printable A4 sized Map of Wadsley and Loxley Commons. Birds of Wadsley and Loxley Commons
Please click here to download a new printable A4 sized list of the Birds seen on Wadsley and Loxley Commons.