Wigasp one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wigan and Aspull.

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Problems reported -  Access (1)

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Grid Ref SD5814205529
Lat / Lon 53.54474° / -2.63315°
Easting / Northing 358,142E / 405,529N
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Grid Ref SD6135008097
Lat / Lon 53.56806° / -2.58506°
Easting / Northing 361,350E / 408,097N
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Wigasp One's land is

Arable 35.5%
Urban 32.5%
Woods 32.1%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018


Mary Oz

07 Feb 2023 Winter

This route started fine from Wigan, for the first 70%, but the field-crossing footpaths at Highfield Delf, between the canal and Aspull, have been eradicated by the farming and by a potential newbuild property. I managed to get through to the rest of the route and have plotted what I walked as WigAsp Two. I’ve included photos of the difficult area. There are fences, electric fencing, fully planted crops where my photos point straight along the Public Right of Way. You can also see the problems from the satellite view of OS Maps and of Google Maps. There are a couple of new looking stiles and kissing gates, so maybe there is a diversion-in-progress, but it ain't workin' yet!.

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