Connect Heckmondwike with Slow Ways

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Heckmondwike

West Yorkshire


Slow Ways linking Heckmondwike and Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury, Liversedge, Mirfield

England / West Yorkshire / Heckmondwike

Heckmondwike’s five Slow Ways are 35% checked

Drawn: 5/5
reviewed: 2/5
verified: 0/5
and surveyed: 0/5

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Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Heckmondwike from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Heckmondwike—Batley
Hecbat one Review me Distance 4km/3mi Ascent 97m Descent 94m
Heckmondwike—Birstall
Hecbir one Pioneer me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent 71m Descent 111m
Heckmondwike—Dewsbury
Hecdew one Pioneer me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 75m Descent 86m
Liversedge—Heckmondwike
Livhec one

Review me Distance 2km/1mi Ascent 14m Descent 45m
Liversedge—Heckmondwike
Livhec two Review me Distance 2km/1mi Ascent 27m Descent 58m
Mirfield—Heckmondwike
Mirhec one Pioneer me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 101m Descent 89m

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Collective progress

42% of Heckmondwike’s five route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

6/6

drawn

3/6

reviewed

1/6

surveyed

0/6

verified

3 people have contributed to Heckmondwike’s Slow Ways

1 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Heckmondwike

8km out of 22km have been walked and reviewed

10km of reviews have been shared in Heckmondwike

Latest Updates

Apart from taking a detour because could not find gunnel James Street the walk was safe and accessible. A couple of muddy parts but that was down to the constant rain we have had recently. I would walk it again...

Paula Bellamy

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Liversedge—Heckmondwike

Jane Taylor added Livhec two, a new walk from Liversedge to Heckmondwike

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I’ll put up an Option Two which continues along the Greenway to a proper access point at Station Lane....

Jane Taylor

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This is a short, simple, but effective route making the most of the Spen Valley Greenway, a disused rail track converted to a combined cycle and foot path....

Jane Taylor

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The best part was arriving at Batley, where there are several fine public buildings provided by wealthy 19th century mill owners for the benefit of the residents. I also enjoyed a fine pint at the Batley Taproom on the road to the railway station....

Jane Taylor

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Heckmondwike—Batley

Slow Ways added Hecbat one, a new walk from Heckmondwike to Batley

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Heckmondwike—Birstall

Slow Ways added Hecbir one, a new walk from Heckmondwike to Birstall

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Heckmondwike—Dewsbury

Slow Ways added Hecdew one, a new walk from Heckmondwike to Dewsbury

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Liversedge—Heckmondwike

Slow Ways added Livhec one, a new walk from Liversedge to Heckmondwike

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Mirfield—Heckmondwike

Slow Ways added Mirhec one, a new walk from Mirfield to Heckmondwike

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Heckmondwike, Sat 15 June

14°

Light rain

Heckmondwike’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SE2150823546

Lat / Lon

53.70792° / -1.67565°

Easting / Northing

421,508E / 423,546N

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