Category Archives: Walks

West Yorkishire: Hey Green to Hatter Lee

Distance: 5 miles from Marsden. From Hey Green, it is less than a mile to Higher Green Owlers, but it feels further! Difficulty: Easy on the top, but v diff to severe in places. Links with: Tunnel End to Hey … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Berry Greave and Fairfield

Distance: 2/3 ( two thirds) mile Difficulty: Mostly Moderate, but Difficult through the farm Links with: Tunnel End to Hey Green Circular walk, starting and finishing at Tunnel End crossroads. From the crossroads, go along Waters Road till you reach … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Tunnel End to Hey Green

Distance: ½ mile by Route 2; 1 mile by Route 1 Difficulty: Easy. Route 1 is Moderate due to long hill Links with: Marsden to Tunnel End; Hey Green to Upper Green Owlers; Berry Greave   This starts in the … Continue reading

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Leicestershire: Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park, in Newtown Linford, is the ancestral deer park of the Grey family, of Lady Jane Grey fame, that has been given to the people of Leicester. On warm days in the summer, it does, indeed, feel very much … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire: Forest of Dean at Yorkley

The Royal Forest of Dean, on the border of Gloucestershire and Wales, is a wonderful place to explore if you’re in a wheelchair or on a mobility scooter that is just a little bit rugged. It is one of the … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Marsden to Tunnel End

This is a fairly short and accessible canal-side walk, that is level and easy to find and follow. It’s a little muddy after heavy or prolonged rain. It starts from Marsden railway station, on the Manchester-bound side, which is accessible.l … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Marsden to Slaithwaite

Marsden to Slaithwaite (pron slawit) 2.5 miles Generally OK, but difficult in a couple of places.   The obvious way to walk from Marsden to Slaithwaite is along the canal towpath. The level, direct nature of the route is a … Continue reading

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