The Civil Parish of Bradfield is a collection of villages, hamlets and settlements covering an area of 53 square miles, situated to the north west of the City of Sheffield, set amidst beautiful hills and valleys.
It is one of the largest Parish Councils in England (in area) and has a population of approximately 12,000 adults. The population is concentrated mainly in the villages of Oughtibridge, Stannington, Loxley, Worrall, Wharncliffe Side, High and Low Bradfield, Dungworth and Midhopestones, with smaller hamlets of Brightholmlee, Holdworth, Hollow Meadows, Storrs, Ughill and Upper Midhope.
Part of the Parish is within the Peak Park and it shares boundaries with both Derbyshire and Barnsley.
Within the Parish, there are 7 schools (one Secondary and 6 Primaries), 2 Health Centres, 5 Post Offices, 16 shops, 13 Village and Church halls, 12 Churches and 23 Public Houses.
There are many groups and organisations in the villages.
These include: Silver and Brass Bands, several choirs, Scout, Guide and Brownie groups, voluntary run Youth Groups, Historical Societies, Playgroups, Women’s Institute, Drama Groups, Produce Associations, Environmental Groups, Ladies Guilds, NFU and Wine Guilds as well as Church Groups, School Associations and the Village Hall Management committees. Sports and Recreation facilities include, Football, Cricket, Bowling, Tennis, Fishing, Riding, Golf, Running and Sailing, with opportunities for walking, climbing and bird watching.
You can learn more on the official parish councile website here.