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Stocksbridge and District Chamber of Trade

Dragon Circular

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The Wantley Dragon

Length 6.0 miles


This circular walk takes you from Parsonage Farm, into Townend Common, past the Wantley Dragon, into ancient woodlands and past the grave of a Saxon King, Walder’s Low. You then return across Stocksbridge golf course. Included are extensive views and a number of steep ascents and descents.

  • Grade - Mostly well-defined paths, stiles and steady ascents. May be muddy in damp conditions
  • Start - Common Lane car park
  • Grid Reference - SK 284 972
  • Public transport – 23 bus to bottom of Common Lane
  • Refreshments - none on this route
  • Public Toilets – none on this route
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