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Sowerby Bridge and Norland Moor
Introduction to Walk 1336

Photo from the walk - Sowerby Bridge and Norland Moor

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Calderdale walk takes in long but surprisingly painless climbing out of the town, deciduous woodland, heather and grass moorlands, and spectacular views of Sowerby Bridge and the adjacent valleys. Remember to pick a fine day to enjoy the views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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