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Barnsley & Penistone Group

We are the Barnsley & Penistone Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

A 9.5 mile figure of eight walk from Castleford to the lakes of Fairburn Ings then on to Ledsham

Meet at 10:00 Castleford Lock car park, Junction Houses, Barnsdale Road, Castleford WF10 2LN

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Saturday, 30 December 2023
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Easy
Distance:
15.3km / 9.5mi
Ascent:
129.5m / 425ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Dog friendly

Starting point

Grid reference:
SE 42475 26340
Nearest postcode:
WF10 2LN
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Start time:
10:00 am

Castleford Lock car park, Junction Houses, Barnsdale Road, Castleford WF10 2LN What3words: rungs.took.energetic Turn right onto the A6032 at the roundabout near the river in Castleford. Turn left onto the A656 towards Allerton Byewater at the next roundabout. Cross both bridges over the river and canal. Take the first track on the left at the large K Glazing/Allerton Byewater sign and continue to the car park near the lock. If you reach the small Allerton Byewater boundary sign you have gone too far.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking