Walk along Shepley Street for about 140m heading east, until you reach the footbridge across the brook, heading south up the steep hill, which rises about 35m and then through woodland There are many paths through the woodland, head roughly south and you will come out onto Pyegrove. Walk along Pyegrove for only 155m turning left on to Sheffield Road, Hurst Road is 22m across the road on the right, opposite the Royal Oak.
From Shepley Street you can also walk along Doctor's Gate up to the Pennine Way, Dog Rock, Hern Stones, Higher Shelf Stones and possibly the most well known and visited wreck in the Dark Peak area, the Superfortress "Over Exposed" which crashed here there 1948 killing the 13 members of the crew.
The Wheatsheaf dates from 1824 when Robert Shaw obtained a lease. The Bull's Head is the oldest public house in Glossop with parts of the building dating back to 1607. The old cross column is said to date from 1290 with the top added in 1912 to mark the accession of King George V in 1910. The Queens Arms was built by William Robinson a cotton manufacturer in 1825, name after Queen Victoria when an alehouse licence was given in 1837, the year of her ascension to the crown.