476 Manshead

Long before the Countryside and Rights of Way Act some landowners were taking a more enlightened view. In 1993 Yorkshire Water opened a permissive path up onto Manshead and from the grassy ridge there is a view across most of Calderdale. Now all is open access and a joy for all.

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LOCATION: Four miles east of Littleborough
START: A58 layby under pylons, just before Baitings Reservoir
Grid ref: SE000186 Postcode: HX6 4BS
DISTANCE: 5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Landranger 110 Explorer OL - South Pennines
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Great Manshead Hil, Slate Delfs Hill, Blackshaw Clough

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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