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Ramsbottom Round

32 km / 20 miles

A route around Ramsbottom over moorland, riverside and farm paths taking in the Irwell Valley, Irwell Vale and Summerseat. Originally developed by Derek Magnall but now looked after by East Lancs LDWA.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Challenging; Moorland; River
Start and Finish:
SD792168 - Ramsbottom, Lancs
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet: Ramsbottom Round/Spanners Round (Norman Thomas - 1992)
Badge & Certificate: Badge & Certificate for Ramsbottom Round (Norman Thomas)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 103109
OS Landranger Active: 103109
OS Explorer: 21287
OS Explorer Active: 21287

Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales): Pennine Bridleway - Mary Towneley Loop
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Irwell Sculpture Trail; Rochdale Way; Rossendale Way
Other Paths: Railway Heritage Trail; Village Link; West Pennine Moors Bridleway Loop (under construction)
Anytime Challenges: Crowthorn Crawl; Crowthorn Rose; Crowthorn Star; Spanners Round; Three Towers Challenge Walk; Three Towers Circuit; Twin Valley 20 Walks; Two Crosses Circuit
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GPS Exchange Format Route File: Ramsbottom Round GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Ramsbottom Round Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Route Profile:

30.7 Km (19.1 miles)
844 m (2,769 ft) ascent
453 m (1,486 ft)  maximum height