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Standedge Trail

Lancashire, W Yorkshire

A 12-mile circular walk crossing the Pennines with a transport history and archaeology theme links both ends of Standedge Tunnel revealing a unique concentration of remains from the canal, rail and turnpike eras.

It includes structures by Thomas Telford, and John Carter known as 'Blind Jack' of Knaresorough. The route goes from Marsden over Warcock Hill to Diggle returning by way of Dry Bridge, Dean Heads and the Redbrook and Tunnel End Reservoirs. The route covers many areas of open moorland reaching an altitude of some 450 metres. Walking boots are essential.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Challenging
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
Moorland
Industrial History
Start and Finish: SE046119 - Marsden, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Walking Britain - Marsden and the Standedge Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Standedge Circuit  (Walk Unlimited  - 2009 ) Download

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
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):
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OS Explorer 1, 21
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Route Profile:

18.3 Km (11.4 miles)
612 m (2,008 ft) ascent
435 m (1,427 ft)  maximum height

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