Circular Road Walk from Compton Abdale to Withington and back.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) Start at notice board below St. Oswalds Church in Compton Abdale. Head east and immediately follow the road round to the right heading south and uphill. Follow the road up then down for 1.8 km.
(1) Take a right hand fork bridleway heading west.
Join King's Head Lane and continue west uphill then down for 1.4 km
(2) Past the King's Head (No Longer Open) follow the road right. At the end of the lane turn right heading northeast uphill along Compton Rise. Follow the road up then down for 2.1 km.
(3) Follow the road turning east back into Compton Abdale.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 581ft - Notice Board
1 : mi 1.12 - alt. 492ft - Bridleway
2 : mi 2.13 - alt. 528ft - King's Head
3 : mi 3.67 - alt. 541ft - Stream beside road all the way to end
D/A : mi 4.18 - alt. 577ft - Notice board
Bus Shelter on Compton Rise if you want to sit for a rest.
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