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Heart of Bowland Walk

29 km / 18 miles

A varied circuit of moorland, steep-sided valleys, rivers and forests in the picturesque Forest of Bowland.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SD714523 - Slaidburn, Lancashire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Heart of Bowland Challenge Walk (LDWA West Lancashire Group)
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Route Profile:

29.5 Km (18.3 miles)
851 m (2,792 ft) ascent
430 m (1,411 ft)  maximum height