Wycoller, Widdop & Withins - Longer Weekend Walk

Sat 1st Jun 2024


Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Northern England
Local Group
West Lancashire
Distance
18ml.
Start Time
9am
Route
Meet at the c.p by the Atom Panoptican above the village of Wycollar on the road from Laneshaw Bridge to Haworth. No charge. Grid Ref SD 937 393. Nearest Postcode BB8 7EQ

We start at the Atom and begin with a decent into the village of Wycoller and its ruined Hall, which starts the Bronte theme for the day's walk. A pretty walk out of Wycoller along the valley and then we head to the summit of Boulsworth Hill - Lad Law at 517m using the Lancashire Way. It's then on to and over the border into Yorkshire where we begin by circumnavigating the Widdop Reservoir. A short stretch on the Pennine Bridleway is then followed by the Pennine Way itself. This takes us north past the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs & up & over Withins Heights to the ruins of Bronte fame. The Bronte Waterfalls and Bridge follow and then it's the Bronte Way most of the way back followed by a short climb at the end back to the Atom and the cars

General Notes
There is a total ascent of around 3,200ft & the walk will be taken at a decent pace
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