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Halifax - the Magna Via and Southowram

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SE097249
Lat 53.720421 // Long -1.854486
Postcode HX1 1QU (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This is not a long walk but one to be followed if you like the feel of history beneath your feet. The walk also offers magnificent views across Halifax.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 288Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 288Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 104Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 104Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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