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Mill logo in brown on named discsWitton Weavers Way

53 km / 33 miles

The Way is a network of four circular routes (named the Beamers, Reelers, Tacklers and Warpers Trails, respectively 6, 8, 11 and 9 miles), linked together with further sections of trail to form a large loop to the west of Blackburn and Darwen. The route takes in Abbey Village, Darwen Moor and Jumbles Reservoir on the northern outskirts of Bolton. There is a link into Darwen itself.

The leaflets for the circular routes, and the full route and description for the linking sections can be downloaded from the website below.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Mill logo in brown on named discs
Mill logo in brown on named discs
Lake/Reservoir/Loch; Moorland
Start and Finish
SD659271 - Witton Park, Lancs
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Witton Weavers Way: Blackburn & Darwen Borough-wide Walk (Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council - 1994)


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Route Profile:

53.0 Km (32.9 miles)
1,267 m (4,157 ft) ascent
372 m (1,220 ft)  maximum height