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Wakefield Way

121 km / 75 miles

W Yorkshire
A 75 mile circular walking route around the Wakefield Metropolitan District, visiting Wintersett Reservoir, Newmillerdam, Woolley, Bretton Hall, Bank Wood, Horbury Bridge, River Calder, Gawthorpe, Bottom Boat, Stanley Ferry, Aire & Calder Navigation Canal, Pontefract Park and East Hardwick.


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Average Gradients; Canal; River
Start and Finish
SE374154 - Wintersett Reservoir Visitor Centre, Wakefield, W Yorkshire
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Wakefield Way (West Riding Area Ramblers - 2005)


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120.8 Km (75.1 miles)
1,551 m (5,089 ft) ascent
170 m (558 ft)  maximum height