Orrwig one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Orrell and Wigan.

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Is this route good enough? -  No (1) Maybe (1)

Problems reported -  Accuracy (2)

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Grid Ref SD5342905055
Lat / Lon 53.54008° / -2.70420°
Easting / Northing 353,429E / 405,055N
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Grid Ref SD5814205529
Lat / Lon 53.54474° / -2.63315°
Easting / Northing 358,142E / 405,529N
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Orrwig One's land is

Green urban 1.4%
Urban 98.6%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



03 Feb 2024 Winter

Whilst entirely functional, as has mentioned already in Andrew's previous review, this not a particularly exciting route and includes a bizarre deviation from the main road around Newtown. If taking this route, the alternative "Orrwig Two" would be preferable.

Andrew Dowd

07 Mar 2023 Winter

It is rather boring and follows Ormskirk Road except for a bizarre diversion down Tunstall Lane for no apparent reason.

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