Newton Bar Depot to Wrenthorpe Park

A circular walk passing by Red Hall and Wrenthorpe Park.

Technical sheet
No. 3657565
A West Yorkshire walk posted on 24/07/20 by Wakefield Council. Update : 24/07/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h55[?]
Distance Distance : 2.98km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 22m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 30m
Highest point Highest point : 69m
Lowest point Lowest point : 39m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : West Yorkshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.69297° / W 1.509612°
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Description

(D/A) The walk begins at Newton Bar Depot on Bradford Road. From the entrance to the depot, turn left and walk along Bradford Road and merge onto Leeds Road keeping left and walk to the roundabout.

(1) Bear left along the dual carriageway until you reach the Red Hall Lane Bridle Path.

(2) Turn left and walk the full length of the lane until you reach the main Bradford Road (you should see the Bay Horse Pub/Restaurant opposite (now known as the Royal Spice). Cross over the main road and walk down Wrenthorpe Road, under the railway bridge and continue along the road until you reach Wrenthorpe Park on your left

(3) Turn into Wrenthorpe Park and walk through the car park in front of the pavilion and continue on the path. Take the first left and walk up the hill to the railway embankment. Walk under the railway bridge and along Fox Lane to the main road. Cross over the road, turn right and walk on the pavement back to Newton Bar Depot. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 59m - Newton Bar Depot
1 : km 0.58 - alt. 66m - Roundabout
2 : km 1 - alt. 69m - Red Hall Lane Bridle Path
3 : km 2 - alt. 49m - Wrenthorpe Park
D/A : km 2.98 - alt. 59m - Newton Bar Depot

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