Beacons Way (Whalley to Otley)

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Statistics and Files
Start: Whalley
Distance: 50 miles (80 km)
Grid Ref: SD733361
Climbing: 2,284 metres
Walk time: 20-25 hours
Days: 3-5

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: In the words of im Jarratt, the walks creator "The Beacons Way is a long distance Walk from Whalley in Lancashire to Otley in Yorkshire, passing over Pendle, Pinhaw and Beamsley Beacons by way of the Aire Gap. It is also a journey into traditions, folklore, earth mysteries and accounts of witches - on both sides of the Pennines". Places visited during the walk, in order from start to finish, include Whalley, Clerk Hill, Wiswell Moor, Wilkin Heys, Nick of Pendle, Apronfull Hill, Badger Wells Hill, Black Hill, Ogden Clough, Pendle Hill, Barley, the Black Moss Reservoirs, Burn Moor, Blacko, White Moor, south of Barnoldswick, Earby, Stone Pit Hill, Hare Hill, Pinhaw Beacon, Gib Side, Cononley, Farnhill, Kildwick, Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Airedale, Holden Beck, Addingham High Moor, Beamsley Beacon (Howber Hill), Round Hill, Lippersley Ridge, Timble, Snowden Crags, Clifton, Farnley and Otley.

Useful Links:
Jim Jarratt's Walk
Long Distance Walkers Association

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