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The Ribble Valley from Sawley
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Photo from the walk - The Ribble Valley from Sawley

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Ribble Valley is one of Lancashire's secrets with many fine walks to be enjoyed at leisure. 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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