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Newmillerdam Country Park from Notton
Introduction to Walk 2943

Photo from the walk - Newmillerdam Country Park from Notton

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Bastow

Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

This West Yorkshire walk starts from the village of Notton to the south of Wakefield and then follows a section of disused railway to visit Newmillerdam Country Park with its attractive arboretum. The route returns to Notton along a the old railway and a quite lane. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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