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National Trail AcornPennine Bridleway - Mary Towneley Loop

Gtr Manchester, Lancashire, W Yorkshire

Part of the purpose-built long distance National Trail bridleway for horse riders, mountain bikers and walkers, this high level route encircles Todmorden, Bacup, The Rossendale Valley, Whitworth and passes close to Hebden Bridge. It crosses Heptonstall Moor, Black Moor, Worsthorn Moor and visits many of the valley bottoms. 120 miles of the main route are open in Derbyshire and the South Pennines. In the Yorkshire Dales the 10 mile Settle Loop is also available. Lady Mary Towneley MBE was the instigator of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail.


Details:

Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Path Type: National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Attributes: Challenging
Horse Ride (Multi User)
Moorland
Start and Finish: SD969262 - Charlestown, Hebden Bridge, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: British Horse Society RideMaps - Mary Towneley Loop

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Mary Towneley Loop  (Walk Unlimited  - 2011 ) Download
Guidebook Mary Towneley Loop: A Pocket Guide to the 48 Mile Loop of the Pennine Bridleway for Horseriders, Cyclists and Walkers  (Forest of Rossendale Bridleways Association  - 2009 )
Paperback Pennine Bridleway : Derbyshire to the South Pennines : National Trail Guide  (Aurum Press (an imprint of Quarto)  - 2004 )
Certificate Certificate for National Trails  (Long Distance Walkers Association  - 2009 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 103, 109
OS Landranger Active 103, 109
OS Explorer 21
OS Explorer Active 21

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71 Km
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Croft Mill  (bookable online)
2 Km
71 Km
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2 Km
71 Km

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Route Profile:

71.4 Km (44.4 miles)
2,082 m (6,831 ft) ascent
463 m (1,519 ft)  maximum height

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