From Sunnyhurst Wood

Link 18: From Sunnyhurst Wood 0.76 miles1.2 km

Starting point; Sunnyhurst Wood Car Park

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


  • Exit Car Park and turn L down road
  • Turn R on FP opposite the Sunnyhurst pub
  • Continue on this FP/track. Keep going up hill ignoring path off to R to Darwen Tower join WPW going left and following route with Darwen valley on the left


Next WPW basic instruction is ‘Keep on in the same easterly direction, follow main path Witton Weavers Way with its 2 parallel tracks