Jubilee Tower Darwen from Ryal Fold

The walk starts from Ryal Fold, Tockholes Road and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Duckshaw Moor, Darwin Tower and Earnsdale Reservoir.

Technical sheet
No. 4298140
A Tockholes walk posted on 05/11/20 by gfl57. Update : 09/11/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h30[?]
Distance Distance : 6.97km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 165m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 164m
Highest point Highest point : 383m
Lowest point Lowest point : 219m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Tockholes
Starting point Starting point : N 53.689223° / W 2.50896°
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Description

(D/A) Start from Royal Arms Pub at Ryal Fold. Take the road south past car park. At the north end of Stepback Valley. Follow track south-east through the wood

(1) Follow the gentle track along Stepback Brook. Follow the track south beside the brook. Take; gate across the path on top of the moor. Follow path northeast.

(2) Follow the path above Higher Wenshead towards the tower.

(3) Follow track north downhill

(4) Take track west onto Witton Weavers Way. Follow the road west beside Tockhole Road Cottage.

(5) Take path west at the north end of the reservoir. Turn south along the main road.

(6) Turn east off the main road down Pleasant View. Take footpath south along the field boundary. Use stile to join a farm track. Follow the track south through farm buildings back to pub.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 259m - Ryal Fold
1 : km 0.92 - alt. 309m - Step Back Valley
2 : km 1.76 - alt. 365m - Duckshaw Moor
3 : km 3.41 - alt. 368m - Jubilee Tower
4 : km 4.19 - alt. 266m - Turn Lane
5 : km 5.14 - alt. 221m - Earnsdale Reservoir
6 : km 6.09 - alt. 241m - Pleasant View
D/A : km 6.97 - alt. 259m - Ryal Fold

Useful Information

Food and drink available in Ryal Fold.
Parking at start.
More details : http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/Jubil...

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