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Oswaldtwistle Moor from Clough Head
Introduction to Walk 1747

Photo from the walk - Oswaldtwistle Moor from Clough Head

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Lancashire walk to the west of Haslingden which starts from Clough Head Visitor Centre. The circular walk explores the surrounding countryside and crosses Oswaldtwistle Moor towards the end of the walk. The route includes a section of the Rossendale Way. 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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