The walk starts from Towneley Hall Burnley and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Golf Course, Singing Ringing Tree sound sculpture.
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 from Towneley Hall Cafe. Plenty of parking near hall.Take path north around back of hall. Take path west up hill to bridge. Take path north by shelter and follow to road.
(1) Turn south along footpath to end of layby and then cross road to take Burnley Way path between houses. Take path up hill to gate. Follow path north west through wood. Take stile into open field. Head north west to gate in corner. Leave field by gate and head north along path through woods behind houses.
(2) Take path west along south side of stream. Follow path south along stream to kissing gate. Cross Timber Hill Lane and follow footpath south to main road. Pass through gate and take footpath north for 20 yards before crossing A646 to path opposite. Follow path on west side of hedge up hill towards farm. Take track south towards golf course. Take stile onto golf course and head south along boundary fence to stile. Take stile out of Golf Club and head east across field towards sculpture on skyline.
(3) Head south along west bank of Copy Clough. Follow path south west on north side of pond. Head south west along top of raised dyke to road.
(4) Head south east along road to first gate on north side of road. Take winding path east to car park.
(5) Take path from car park to Singing Ringing Tree. Take stile at east corner of enclosure into field. Head east to marker post in corner of field. Head north east down hill to track above cottage. Take concrete path down hill to main road.
(6) Head north along main road to post box. Take Lane east off main road. Take road nort heast at junction. Take footbridge east across stream and follow path north east along wall and down hill to railway. Cross railway line and take track down hill to Todmorden Road. Cross road and take track opposite through estate to River Calder, cross river onto Park Road.
(7) Head north along road to park gates, take path through park back to hall. Take once covered kissing gate into park and follow path north towards Towneley Hall.
(8) Head south west on path back towards hall.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 482ft - Towneley Hall Cafe
1 : mi 0.46 - alt. 627ft - Todmoreden Rd
2 : mi 0.92 - alt. 600ft - The Kilns
3 : mi 1.91 - alt. 846ft - Copy Clough
4 : mi 2.48 - alt. 1047ft - Crown Point Lane
5 : mi 3.06 - alt. 1224ft - Car Park
6 : mi 3.75 - alt. 840ft - Heyne Farm
7 : mi 4.62 - alt. 486ft - Park Rd
8 : mi 5.24 - alt. 469ft - Inside park
D/A : mi 5.56 - alt. 479ft - Towneley Hall Cafe
Food and drink available in Townwley Hall.
Parking at Towneley Hall.
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Global average : 4/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 3/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 5/5
Global average : 4 / 5
Date of walk
Description quality : Average
Routemap quality : Good
Walk interest : Very good
Description of the walk was too succinct, especially at the beginning of the walk. We took the wrong path initially, had to check a walking app to get the correct path up to the singing ringing tree. We are not sure if we were on correct path or not but we got to the sculpture. Directions from the sculpture are clearer. A bit more detail would be better.
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