Compo's Way

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Statistics and Files
Start: Sheffield
Distance: 34 miles (54 km)
Grid Ref: SK333857
 
Climbing: 1,636 metres
Walk time: 12-17 hours
Days: 1-3

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: Compo's Way is a walking route which begins at Hunter's Bar in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and ends at Sid's Cafe in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. It was designed by Alan Hiley. The walk heads from sheffield into the Peak District, crosses over South Pennine moors and through country associated with Compo Simmonite, a leading character in the long running BBC television series 'Last of the Summer Wine'. From Hunter's Bar, the starting point of the walk, it makes its way to Holmfirth via Endcliffe Park, Porter Brook, Redmires Reservoirs, Stanage Edge, Ughill Moors, Strines Reservoir, Derwent Edge, Lost Lad, Howden Reservoir, Cold side, Howden Edge, Featherbed Moss, Cut Gate Path, Mickleden Edge, Hingcliff Common, Langsett Reservoir, Carlecotes, Hepworth, Jackson Bridge, Hole Bottom and Totties.


Useful Links:
Compo's Way (End to End)
Long Distance Walkers Association


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