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Bradford Ring

51 km / 32 miles

W Yorkshire
Fourteen walks (each with a return route), forming a chain encircling Bradford, make up the main ring walk, and provide very flexible walking routes. From Cottingley the walk heads along the Aire valley to Shipley and Apperley, where it loops to Pudsey, Birkenshaw, Scholes, Shelf and Thornton.


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SE112379 - Cottingley Bridge, W Yorkshire
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Bradford Ringwalks (Stile Publications - 1989)


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Route Profile:

54.4 Km (33.8 miles)
1,109 m (3,638 ft) ascent
332 m (1,089 ft)  maximum height