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Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a car
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Photo from the walk - Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a car

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - Greater Manchester & West Yorkshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This South Pennine walk includes a lengthy section of the Pennine Way from near Littleborough to Marsden. This walk can be completed using public transport. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Walk 1091
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Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1587
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Scammonden Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1626
5.8 miles / 9.2 km away
Luddenden Foot Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1291
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Stoodley Pike from Hebden Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2359
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Grade - hard
Length - 19.5 miles / 31.7 km
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Cupwith & Shooter's Nab from Marsden
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km

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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Pennine Way Map Booklet

Pennine Way Map BookletMap of the 270 miles (435km) Pennine Way National Trail, between Edale in the Peak District and Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. This popular long-distance route typically takes three weeks to complete.
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