St George’s Centre to Airedale Heights

A circular walk with superb panoramic views from the top of the hill.

Technical sheet
No. 3650422
A West Yorkshire walk posted on 23/07/20 by Wakefield Council. Update : 23/07/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h35[?]
Distance Distance : 1.76km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 19m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 19m
Highest point Highest point : 85m
Lowest point Lowest point : 62m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : West Yorkshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.670966° / W 1.537076°
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Description

(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)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 66m - St George’s Community Centre
1 : km 0.48 - alt. 75m - Path
2 : km 0.95 - alt. 83m - Path
D/A : km 1.76 - alt. 66m - St George’s Community Centre

Useful Information

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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