Summary

From the village of Sheldon, visit the remains of the historic Magpie Mine, where information displays explain the fascinating industrial archaeology. Then wander through limestone grassland abundant with wildflowers in the valley of Deep Dale.
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
4.4 miles (7.1 km)
Walking time:
02h 30m
Type:
Circular

Start location

Sheldon

lat: 53.2158983

lon: -1.7390077

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