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Colne Valley Society logo - green leaf graphic/name on white discColne Valley Circular Walk

W Yorkshire

21 km / 13 miles
A route around the area of Kirklees through Slaithwaite and Marsden and over moors, passing mills, canal and other historical sites. There are links to the Kirklees Way at various points.


Waymark: Colne Valley Society logo - green leaf graphic/name on white disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Colne Valley Society logo - green leaf graphic/name on white disc
Attributes: Challenging
Industrial History
Start and Finish: SE096158 - Golcar, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Colne Valley Circular [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Colne Valley Circular Walk  (Kirklees Council  - 1986 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 110
OS Landranger Active 110
OS Explorer 21, 288
OS Explorer Active 21, 288

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Route Profile:

21.6 km (13.4 miles)
716 m (2,349 ft) ascent
381 m (1,250 ft)  maximum height

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