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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.


Waymark: Mill logo in brown on named discs
Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
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