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Holme Valley Circular Walk

W Yorkshire

39 km / 24 miles
A walk along the heights around the Holme Valley, it takes in Castle Hill, the villages of Farnley Tyas, Thurstonland, Hepworth, Netherthong and Honley. There is a variety of scenery including many viewpoints. The Holme Valley Hills and Hamlets Walk (9 miles) which is included on OS mapping but for which there is no available publication, incorporates a route linking Holmfirth and Netherthong with various sites of interest and in parts is coincident with the Holme Valley Circular Walk. The Holme Valley Circular Challenge Walk (24 miles) involves almost 4000ft of ascent and in parts is coincident with the main route. The main publication is now out of print.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Challenging
Start and Finish: SE136137 - Berry Brow, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Holme Valley Circular Walk  (Holmfirth Tourist Information Centre  - 1985 )
Looseleaf Holme Valley Circular Challenge Walk  (Norman F. Scholes )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Holme Valley Circular Challenge Walk  (Norman F. Scholes )


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OS Landranger 110
OS Landranger Active 110
OS Explorer 1, 288
OS Explorer Active 1, 288

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Route Profile:

36.0 km (22.4 miles)
1,082 m (3,550 ft) ascent
394 m (1,293 ft)  maximum height

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