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National Trail AcornPennine Bridleway - Mary Towneley Loop

72 km / 45 miles

Gtr Man, Lancs, W Yorks
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:

Path Type
National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Waymark
National Trail Acorn
Attributes
Challenging; Horse Ride (Multi User); Moorland
Start and Finish
SD969262 - Charlestown, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate
Certificate for National Trails (Long Distance Walkers Association - 2009)

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65 Km
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Cragg Cottages  (bookable online)
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69 Km
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Croft Mill  (bookable online)
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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