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Shipley to Ilkley via Ilkley Moor

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 10.8 miles / 17.6 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SE150374
Lat 53.832646 // Long -1.773568
Postcode BD18 2JL (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This linear walk takes you from Shipley, on the northern outskirts of Bradford, across Ilkley Moor and down into Ilkley, where the regular train service is used to return to the start. The start is Shipley Railway Station (grid ref. SE150374). You can either park in the station car park or close by in one of the back streets.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 288Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 288Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Explorer 297Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 297Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 104Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 104Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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