Peatlands Way

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Start: Delves Fishponds
Distance: 50 miles (80 km)
Grid Ref: SE682132
Climbing: 120 metres
Walk time: 20-25 hours
Days: 3-5

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Peatlands Way is a long distance footpath route designed to link the communities of the Humberhead Peatlands. The walk includes the first permissive paths across the famous Thorne and Hatfield Moors, wildlife sites of national and European importance. It connects directly with the Trans Pennine Trail at Bramwith and Sykehouse on the New Junction Canal and also with Crowle Regeneration Way, Fishlake Heritage Trail, The Isle of Axholme Greenway, Thorne Round Walk and many other walks. From the start at Delves Fishponds communities and sites of interest visited on the route are Thorne, Moorends, Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve, Crowle, Ealand, Belton, Isle of Axholme, Epworth, Haxey, Westwoodside, Haxey Turbury Nature Reserve, Epworth Turbury Nature Reserve, Wroot, Humberland Peatland National Nature Reserve, Hatfield Woodhouse, Stainforth, Kirk Bramwith, Braithwaite, New Junction Canal, Fosterhouses, Fishlake and a final stretch of walking beside the River Don.

Useful Links:
The Peatlands Way
Long Distance Walkers Association

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