From Barrow Bridge

Link 11: From Barrow Bridge 1.6 miles 2.6 km

Starting point; From 526 Bus Turning Circle(past mill chimney)

Key: L= left R= right FP=footpath WPW= West Pennine Way


  • Continue on Barrow Bridge Road with stream on your R, pass car park on L, up to sharp bend
  • Take FP straight on still following stream
  • Go up the 63 steps
  • Keep straight on ignoring gated FP on R
  • At fork go R sign post for Walker Fold
  • Turn R on road after Walker Fold
  • Just before bridge take FP L through Walker Fold Woods
  • Cross footbridge and turn L up steps
  • At fork turn R up steps and through plantation, then through field up to farm and follow fencing left to stile
  • After stile turn L sign post Roscows Tenement Farm
  • After Roscows Tenement Farm turn R on tarmac road
  • At T junction turn L to join WPW on access road to Holden farm


  • Next West Pennine Way basic instruction is ‘follow towards Holden Farm. Just before farm buildings take concessionary bridleway left’