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Dragon Circular

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Length – 6.0 miles

Walk Description

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.

Information

  • 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


Map of the walk

Dragon Circular map

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