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Wortley round including Wharncliffe Crags
Introduction to Walk 1545

Photo from the walk - Wortley round including Wharncliffe Crags

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km

Ascent - 830 feet / 252 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This walk follows a section of the Barnsley Boundary Walk and explores the countryside to the west of this town. The route also includes Wharncliffe Crags which offer some fine views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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