Airedale Health Centre to Gallows Hill

The ideal route to do your 30 minutes of walks by day.

Technical sheet
No. 3765353
A West Yorkshire walk posted on 07/08/20 by Wakefield Council. Update : 07/08/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h40[?]
Distance Distance : 1.26mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 56ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 56ft
Highest point Highest point : 203ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 148ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : West Yorkshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.723093° / W 1.315316°
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Description

Start outside the Airedale Health Centre in the Square. There is plenty of free parking and a small bus station.

(D/A) Walk between the Health Centre and the end of the parade of shops into Crewe Road. Walk down a gentle hill, past Airedale Academy.

(1) Turn right into Windermere Road. From Windermere Road turn right into Kendal Drive. After walking about 50m turn right into Hillcrest Drive. At the first junction keep to the right and walk into Gallows Hill.

(2) After about 150m the road swings sharply to the left. Keep walking straight ahead onto a broad all-weather track (this is still Gallows Hill). Follow the track as it passes between the school and the sports fields until you emerge into Poplar Avenue.

(3) Turn right and walk to the end of Poplar Avenue. Turn left into Crewe Road and return to the Health Centre.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 203ft - Airedale Health Centre
1 : mi 0.4 - alt. 154ft - Windermere Road
2 : mi 0.69 - alt. 154ft - Gallows Hill
3 : mi 1.02 - alt. 197ft - Poplar Avenue
D/A : mi 1.26 - alt. 203ft - Airedale Health Centre

Useful Information

An easy, circular walk, mainly on broad roadside pavements. This walk is wheelchair and pushchair friendly.
Toilets and refreshments available at The Airedale Centre (including Library & Café).

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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