Barfou two
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Barnoldswick and Foulridge.

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Grid Ref SD8780146794
Lat / Lon 53.91716° / -2.18722°
Easting / Northing 387,801E / 446,794N
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Grid Ref SD8903042120
Lat / Lon 53.87518° / -2.16834°
Easting / Northing 389,030E / 442,120N
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Barfou Two's land is

Pasture 75.2%
Urban 24.8%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



06 May 2021 Spring

Lovely walk. Starts with a bit of an uphill drag, but then either flat or downhill. Well signposted, but check where you are with the gpx file as there are a couple of forks with footpaths in either direction.

There are two bits that require a bit of physical dexterity, a high ‘stile’ over a wall (pictured) and a slightly rocky/stoney set of steps.

Will use this route again as a more scenic but slightly less direct alternative to the canal.

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