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Blue discs with name in yellowKirklees Way

118 km / 73 miles

W Yorks
The Kirklees Way provides a challenging 73-mile route that circles the district, taking in the best of the landscape, scenery, history and unusual features including the Upper Colne Valley and mixes the exposed moorland tops with the industrial towns in the valleys crossing the Spen Valley to Oakwell Hall, Dewsbury, Clayton West and the Holme Valley to Marsden.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Blue discs with name in yellow
Blue discs with name in yellow
Challenging; Moorland; Industrial History
Start and Finish
SE167259 - Scholes, W Yorks
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Walk the Kirklees Way (Kirklees Metropolitan Council)
Stroller's Guide to Walks along the Kirklees Way (Holmfirth Tourist Information Centre - 1991)
Kirklees Way (Huddersfield Examiner)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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2 Km
2 Km
The Grange  (bookable online)
3 Km
43 Km
Walkers are Welcome
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43 Km
Walkers are Welcome
3 Km
68 Km
Walkers are Welcome
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78 Km
Walkers are Welcome
1 Km
89 Km
Cherry Tree Cottages  (bookable online)
4 Km
92 Km
B & B Accommodation
Castle View Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
99 Km

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Route Profile:

117.2 Km (72.8 miles)
2,890 m (9,482 ft) ascent
454 m (1,490 ft)  maximum height