Kirklees Way

A long distance walk of 73 miles in West Yorkshire which weaves its way through towns, villages and spectacular countryside on the perimeter of the Metropolitan district of Kirklees. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Scholes
Distance: 73 miles (118 km)
Grid Ref: SE167259
Climbing: 3,106 metres
Walk time: 30-36 hours
Days: 4-6

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Kirklees Way long distance footpath is a challenging circular route that circles the Metropolitan district of Kirklees in West Yorkshire of which Huddersfield is the premier town. The route takes in some of the best of the local landscape which highlights scenic viewpoints, local history and a series of inclusive and neighbouring areas including the Upper Colne Valley. The walk mixes South Pennine upland with valley floors from the exposed moorland tops to exploration of the industrial towns of Kirklees.

Useful Links:
Kirklees Council
Long Distance Walkers Association

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