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Dane Valley & Wincle from Rushton Spencer
Introduction to Walk 2604

Photo from the walk - Dane Valley & Wincle from Rushton Spencer

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This north Staffordshire walk from Rushton Spencer heads north into the Dane Valley, which is flanked by rolling hills. The onward route continues to the small village of Danebridge. From here the walk crosses an area of high ground before dropping down to Greasley Bottom. A further climb leads to the Gritstone Way which is followed back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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