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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

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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