Denby and Cumberworth Circular Trail

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Start: Denby Dale Station
Distance: 7 miles (11 km)
Grid Ref: SE224085
Climbing: 290 metres
Walk time: 3-4 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Denby and Cumberworth Circular Trail is a walk centered on the villages of Denby Dale and Upper Cumberworth in Kirklees, West Yorkshire. The walk begins at Denby Dale Station which is on the Penistone Line linking the West Yorkshitre town of Huddersfield with the City of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. The station serves both rail and bus services making the walk accessible to all. From the station the trail heads in a clockwise direction, firstly through the village of Denby Dale and then north via Thorp Dike to fringe the outskirts of neighbouring Skelmanthorpe. The Kirklees Way is briefly joined before the trail continues south back to the east side of Denby Dale, crossing the A636 to Stubbin Common. Next the south side of Denby Dale is walked through before the trail turns south across country and passing under the Penistone Line to reach Upper Denby. Next come Denby Delf, Square Wood Reservoir and a crossing of the infant River Derne to reach pper Cumberworth before the trail heads east across Bromleys back to Denby Dale Station.

Useful Links:
Circular Trail Guide and Map
Long Distance Walkers Association

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