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Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from Cowling
Introduction to Walk 2661

Photo from the walk - Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from Cowling

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - North Yorkshire & Bradford

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Grade - moderate

This North Yorkshire walks explores the moors between Cowling and Keighley. Included in the route are sections of the Pennine Way, the Keighley Moor Reservoir, the Hitching Stone and Wainman's Pinnacle. 

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Walk 1793
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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.

Recommended Reading

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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