WEST PENNINE WAY
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Walks for The Greater Manchester Virtual Walking Festival

Burrs Summerseat Circular Walk ~ 5m/9km

You can download the gpx file for this walk by clicking on the link   Burrs Summerseat walk.gpx  to save the file.

You can view/download a copy of the walk instructions by clicking Kirklees Burrs Instructions. To print the document you may have to Enable Editing at the top of the screen.

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Burrs walk Tower Farm

burrs summerseat

Burrs walk the weir on River Irwell

 

Burrs walk Sculpture Trail

Burrs walk River Irwell

Burrs walk Mouse Trap

Holcombe Moor Panorama Walk ~ 6m/11km

You can download the gpx file for this walk by clicking on the link Holcombe Panoramic walk.gpx to save the file.

You can view/download a copy of the walk instructions by clicking Holcombe Hill Panorama. To print the document you may have to Enable Editing at the top of the screen.

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Into the woods

Holcombe Panoramic walk

Heading for the hills

Red Brook crossing

Leaving Holcombe Hill

Final hill climb

IMPORTANT NOTICE

IN VIEW OF THE LATEST ADVICE FROM GOVERNMENT AND ADVICE FROM THE RAMBLER'S ASSOCIATION

ALL ORGANISED WALKS ARE CANCELLED  FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

Circular Walks incorporating the West Pennine Way

You can view a number of Longer Circular Walks, which incorporate the West Pennine Way, by clicking the link Longer Circular Walks. These walks show a map and also the .gpx file of the route.

If you prefer a shorter walk click the link Shorter Circular Walks. These walks also show a map and the .gpx file of the route.

Many smartphones, tablets and other GPSMAP devices (eg Garmin Hand Held) are GPS-enabled.  Smart phones, with the right app, can be used as a navigational aid. To do this, download the .gpx file from the route page and import it to your device.

You can view or print the walk leaflets by clicking on Walk Leaflets.. You will need to click on Enable Editing at the top of the document to print it.

A set of these A3 size leaflets can be obtained by sending a self addressed envelope with 2 first class stamps on it to the address shown to the right.  The envelope needs to be 22cm. by 11cm.

Click B & B to view B & B accommodation along the West Pennine Way.

Christine Taylor
c/o Greenmount Old School,
Brandlesholme Road,
Greenmount,
Bury BL8 4DS.

LOCKDOWN

Now that we are in the sixth week of Lockdown many of us a missing our regular organised walks, especially during this glorious spring weather. However, a number of us are still managing to escape onto the moors and into the woods and we felt that if we shared our photographs, of these walks, it may bring pleasure to those who are confined to their homes. If you have any photographs you would like to share please send them to bsallan@talktalk.net and I will include them onto our website.

More photographs of local walks:

Holden Wood reservoir overflow

 


Tramway

Simons Lodge

End of Higher Ridge

Bull Hill

Pilgrims Cross

Start of Moor Road

Red Brook

Moorbottom Road

Lower Ridge

 Redisher

Saplin Wood in happier times