A circular walk with superb panoramic views from the top of the hill.
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 the St George’s Community Centre in St George’s Road. From the car park turn right and walk to Broadway and turn left. Walk up Broadway (gentle hill) to house number 59. Just before the high brick wall, you will see a gated tarmac path.
(1) Turn left and follow this path to the fields at Airedale Heights. At the end of the tarmac path, walk ahead on a green path. As the path forks keep right and walk to the end of the trees. Note the magnificent views to the east, south and west.
(2) Turn left and follow the path down the hill across the field past a concrete Ordnance Survey Trig Pillar, to where the path splits. Take the left hand path and walk to the security fence, turn right and then left following the fence back to the start point at St George’s Road.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 217ft - St George’s Community Centre
1 : mi 0.3 - alt. 246ft - Path
2 : mi 0.59 - alt. 272ft - Path
D/A : mi 1.1 - alt. 217ft - St George’s Community Centre
An easy, circular walk, mainly on good all-weather footpaths together with some field walking.
Footbridge over M1 Motorway gives easy access to Horbury.
Refreshments and toilets at the Community Centre.
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