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Whippet Way Along the River Yarrow

31 km / 19 miles

An exploration of the River Yarrow from source to the confluence with the River Douglas passing the Yarrow Reservoir, skirting Chorley and through Croston. Friends of the River Yarrow was formed in the Millennium Year 2000 to improving the quality of the river and its environment for the benefit of the local community and fishermen alike.


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Average Gradients; River
SD655158 - Hordern Stoops, near Rivington, Lancashire
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SD466179 - Great Hanging Bridge, near Croston, Lancashire
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Whippet Ways along the River Yarrow (Friends of the River Yarrow - 2011)


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30.8 Km (19.1 miles)
217 m (712 ft) ascent
336 m (1,102 ft)  maximum height