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Stainborough Castle, Wentworth Castle & Worsbrough
Introduction to Walk 2086

Photo from the walk - Stainborough Castle, Wentworth Castle & Worsbrough

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is another walk in Barnsley that owes much to the Wentworth family for providing the backdrop that gives it a historical and architectural interest. The route offers contrasting scenery and is full of interest. Careful navigation is required in places. 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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