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Whittle Wander


26 km / 16 miles
Starting from Whittle le Woods just north of Chorley it takes in canal, river and the beautiful countryside of the West Pennine Moors, reaching the Darwen valley. The route is the brainchild of Trevor Headley who is something of a specialist in this area, with several Ribble valley publications and routes.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Average Gradients
Start and Finish: SD578216 - Car Park near St John Church, Whittle le Woods, Lancashire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2012

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Whittle Wander  (Trevor Headley  - 2013 )


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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 102, 103
OS Landranger Active 102, 103
OS Explorer 285, 286, 287
OS Explorer Active 285, 286, 287

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Route Profile:

25.7 km (16.0 miles)
467 m (1,532 ft) ascent
176 m (577 ft)  maximum height

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