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Penistone to Shepley linear
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County/Area - Barnsley & Kirklees

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A linear Barnsley walk full of railway interest including a section of the old Woodhead Mainline. The route follows the well-signed Pen-Den and Denby to Shepley Trails. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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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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