Bamford lies about 12 miles west of Sheffield. You can come by train from Sheffield, on the stopping service to Manchester, or you can come by bus and by car on the A 6017. If you come by train you may need to walk a third of a mile up to the village, although there are buses from the station at intervals.
Bam ford lies in a spur of the picturesque Hope Valley which runs due west from Hathersage to Castleton. It lies near to the large reservoir system, which has associations with the Dambusters of Second World War fame. The Satnav zip code is S33 0AY
The Methodist Church is close to the Anglers Rest pub- eating place and social hub, which is on the main road A 6013 running through the centre of the village . The church gate is just off the main road, in Taggs Knoll. Parking is available. See map.