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South Pennines Walks,
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

The South Pennines walks listed below include easy low-level walks to harder routes across the wild moors. All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPS files. The walks cover all the major valleys and areas of high moorland from the Brontë moors in the north to Bleaklow in the south. The Pennine Way crosses this area and walks including sections of this long distance footpath area also included in the list below.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1243Haworth Moor and Bronte Bridgeeasy3.50
3159March Haigh Reservoir & Eastergate Bridge from Marsdeneasy/mod5.00
1793Lothersdale from Cowlingeasy/mod6.00
2634Broadstone Hill & the Cotton Famine Roadmoderate7.00
1458Greave and The Rossendale Wayeasy/mod7.00
1336Sowerby Bridge and Norland Mooreasy/mod7.00
2121Crimsworth Dean, Lumb Bridge & Hardcastle Cragsmoderate7.50
1307A circuit of Ovenden Moor from Oxenhopemoderate8.00
2553Greenfield Reservoir & Raven Stones from Dovestonemoderate8.00
1849Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a carmoderate8.00
1135Top Withins and the Bronte Bridge from Haworthmoderate8.00
2946Buckstones and Linsgreave Head from Marsdenmoderate8.75
1829Holme & Marsden Clough from Ramsden Reservoir moderate9.00
3015Lobb Mill, Stoodley Pike & Withens Clough Reservoirmoderate9.00
2630Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Cloughmoderate9.00
1900Standedge Trail from Marsdenmoderate9.00
3380Blackstone Edge from Hollingworth Lakemoderate9.00
2561Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Headmoderate9.50
2661Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from Cowlingmoderate9.50
2705Oxenhope to Hebden Bridge without a carmoderate11.00
1291Stoodley Pike from Hebden Bridgemoderate11.00
2644Marsden and the Standedge Trailmoderate11.00
2606Hoof Stones Height, Noah Dale and Colden Watermoderate11.50
2613Boundary Walk from Marsden to Holmfirthmoderate13.00
2926Cupwith & Shooter's Nab from Marsdenmoderate13.00
2600Chew Reservoir & the Pennine Waymod/hard14.00
2359Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from Marsdenhard19.50
1697Marsden to Edale challengevery hard22.00

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