Ossett Town Center to Pildacre Hill

An easy, circular walk, mainly on pavements and good footpaths.

Technical sheet
No. 3747454
A West Yorkshire walk posted on 05/08/20 by Wakefield Council. Update : 05/08/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h50[?]
Distance Distance : 2.93km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 13m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 13m
Highest point Highest point : 118m
Lowest point Lowest point : 97m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : West Yorkshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.67869° / W 1.577367°
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Description

Start at the Health Centre on New Street (pay & display parking nearby).

(D/A) Turn left and walk down Prospect Road, then right onto Queen Street. Turn left into West Wells Road.

(1) At the junction of West Wells Road, Blue Butts and West Wells Crescent walk straight ahead on to a section of the Old Coach Road.

(2) At the end of the road, cross over and bear slight left and pass through an iron gate onto a tarmac path (Old Colliery Lane). Superb views across the valley. Continue on the path until you reach a fork. Take the right fork and continue until you reach some steps and a small car park.

(3) Climb the steps, turn right onto Pildacre Hill and follow the road along Pildacre Lane and into Wesley Street. Follow Wesley Street to the Town Centre. Explore the pedestrian area around the War Memorial and Town Hall and return to Health Center.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 105m - Health Centre
1 : km 0.67 - alt. 100m - Junction
2 : km 0.87 - alt. 98m - End of the road
3 : km 1.54 - alt. 100m - Steps
D/A : km 2.93 - alt. 105m - Health Centre

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