A quick and lovely walk to (re)discover Featherstone.
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.
Park in Featherstone Library car park.
(D/A) Turn left out of Library entrance and walk the full length of Victoria Street to the new estate. Turn sharp left onto a broad tarmac path between the allotment gardens and the new estate and walk to Post Office Road. Continue forward and walk alongside Featherstone Rovers Rugby Ground. At the end of the security fencing turn right.
(1) Walk past the rugby training facility and take first left onto a green narrow track which leads to the railway crossing. The Cricket Field and Bowling Greens are on the right hand side. Walk over the level-crossing, taking care to look up and down the track for trains and turn immediately left. Follow the footpath alongside the security fencing until it emerges onto Station Lane.
(2) Turn left and walk back to the Library down Station Lane.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 151ft - Library
1 : mi 0.48 - alt. 161ft - Rugby training facility
2 : mi 0.92 - alt. 167ft - Station Lane
D/A : mi 1.13 - alt. 151ft - Library
An easy, circular walk, mainly on good hard footpaths. Paths may become muddy and slippery in wet weather.
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