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Darwen's Jubilee Tower from Abbey Village
Introduction to Walk 2108

Photo from the walk - Darwen's Jubilee Tower from Abbey Village

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Lancashire walk starts from the village of Abbey and follows clear paths beside the Roddlesworth Reservoirs to reach the Jubilee Tower on Darwen Hill. In autumn this walk has excellent fall colour that rivals New England. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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