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Bradford Ring

W Yorkshire

51 km / 32 miles
Fourteen walks (each with a return route), forming a chain encircling Bradford, make up the main ring walk, and provide very flexible walking routes. From Cottingley the walk heads along the Aire valley to Shipley and Apperley, where it loops to Pudsey, Birkenshaw, Scholes, Shelf and Thornton.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start and Finish: SE112379 - Cottingley Bridge, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Bradford Ringwalks  (Stile Publications  - 1989 )


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OS Landranger Active 104
OS Explorer 288
OS Explorer Active 288

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Route Profile:

54.4 km (33.8 miles)
1,109 m (3,638 ft) ascent
332 m (1,089 ft)  maximum height

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