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Greave and The Rossendale Way
Introduction to Walk 1458

Photo from the walk - Greave and The Rossendale Way

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 2 hours 60 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lancashire walk explores the high land to the east of Bacup. There is still evidence of the area's industrial past of which add interest to the walk. 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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