From Hoddleston

Link 20: From Hoddleston 0.75 miles 1.2 km

Starting point; Cenotaph

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


  • Walk down road passing village store on your L
  • Follow main road round bend down Johnson New Road
  • At next bend cross road and take track opposite
  • Continue on this track( ignoring FP on your R), Industrial site on your L
  • Take rough track straight ahead, stream on your L
  • Cross footbridge and go up steps at the side of property
  • Take FP going R
  • Continue on this FP up to cottages
  • Turn R and walk for short distance
  • Take track first L up to house on your R
  • Take narrow FP in front of house
  • Go over stile
  • After next stile turn sharp L up field
  • At top of field turn R and go over stile after stable
  • Walk towards chapel
  • Turn L in front of Pickup Bank chapel to join WPW as it goes towards Chapel woods.


Next WPW basic route instruction is ‘Just before old farm buildings on left take footpath right up steps through Chapel Gardens