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Crawshaws

A linear walk from Stocksbridge to Glen Howe Park in Wharncliffe Side, via Bolsterstone and Spout House Hill.

Pack horse bridge

The 1734 Ewden Pack Horse bridge was moved to Glen Howe Park in 1929

Length 6.5 miles

Description

A walk with plenty of up. The route climbs from Stocksbridge Town Hall to Bolsterstone, before descending down to the Ewden Valley, The route then climbs again to Spout House Hill, with views across to the Pennines, the Ewden Valley and Wharncliffe Crags. The walk then descends into Glen Howe Park before it ends on the main road through Wharncliffe Side.You can catch a bus back to Stocksbridge from the stop near the Blue Ball Inn.

  • Grade - A demanding walk with plenty of ascents. The paths are well marked. There is a section on quiet roads.
  • Start - Stocksbridge Town Hall, Manchester Road.
  • Public transport - 57 and SuperTram Link
  • Refreshments - In Stocksbridge and Wharncliffe Side
  • Public Toilets - Stocksbridge coin operated.
  • Grid Reference - SK 273 983
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Regatta Fox Valley Bank View Cafe

Bridge Shop Crawshaws SDCT Castle Inn Bolsterstone

Mobile Phone Coverage - Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

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