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Whippet Way Along the River Yarrow


31 km / 19 miles
An exploration of the River Yarrow from source to the confluence with the River Douglas passing the Yarrow Reservoir, skirting Chorley and through Croston. Friends of the River Yarrow was formed in the Millennium Year 2000 to improving the quality of the river and its environment for the benefit of the local community and fishermen alike.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SD655158 - Hordern Stoops, near Rivington, Lancashire View on StreetMap
Finish: SD466179 - Great Hanging Bridge, near Croston, Lancashire View on StreetMap


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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:
OS Landranger 108, 109
OS Landranger Active 108, 109
OS Explorer 285, 287
OS Explorer Active 285, 287

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Route Profile:

30.8 km (19.1 miles)
217 m (712 ft) ascent
336 m (1,102 ft)  maximum height

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