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Ramsden Wood & Hades Hill from Walsden
Introduction to Walk 3719

Photo from the walk - Ramsden Wood & Hades Hill from Walsden

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - West Yorkshire & Greater Manchester & Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Calderdale walk in the South Pennines from Ramsden Wood near Walsden. Route explores an upland area following Long Causeway across the flank of Rough Hill before joining the Rossendale Way across Hades Hill to reach Trough Edge End. The walk returns to the start through Ramsden Wood. There are fine views throughout the walk of this wild landscape that was once home to coal and lead mining. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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