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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Walk: Industrial Archaeology

'Despite this the spirit of the valley has always remained strong and it's this strength that has enabled the Aber Valley to overcome difficult times. It's this strength that has enable the local c ...
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Category Caerphilly

'The circular trail takes in Shaw Wood, an ancient and Semi Natural woodland carpeted with bluebells in the spring and Oakerthorpe Nature Reserve, home to a wide range of habitats ...
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Category Amber Valley

'You will pass through old Donisthorpe Colliery site, now a Woodland Park, and there are links to the old mining village of Oakthorpe and Moira Furnace, thought to be the best-preserved 19th centur ...
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'Balmerino Abbey, or St Edward's Abbey, in Balmerino, Fife, Scotland, was a Cistercian monastic community founded in 1227 to 1229 by monks from Melrose Abbey with the patronage of ...
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Category Fife

'There are lots of information boards at the mines to read about the history of lead mining in the area. After the history lesson on mining our walk returns to Pateley Bridge via Ashfold Side. It i ...
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Category Harrogate

'The walks range from easy strolls to energetic hikes with distances of just under 4km (2.5 miles) to over 18km (12 miles). You can tailor a walk to suit you and your companions – a quick walk arou ...
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Category Torfaen

'So Stourport declined - but left a legacy of buildings and other structures that stand as testament to many entrpreneurs and a lot of hard work. It's a great place to explore ...'


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Category Wyre Forest

'1. Along the Harbour (Prince Street to Cumberland Basin) ... 2. Along the Harbour 2 (Junction Lock to Prince Street Bridge) ... 3. The New Cut (Prince Street Bridge to Cumberland Basin) ... 4. The ...
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Category Bristol

'This right of way over Addie Hill has evidently been in use for very many years by the general public in a two-way traffic between Keith or Newmill and Buckie, and the places intermediate. Indeed ...
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Category Banffshire

Detailed map with some forty buildings and points of interest described.


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Category Manchester

'The River Clywedog has always been the lifeblood of the valley, watering crops and livestock since early times, powering corn mills and driving industrial machinery. During the 18th and early 19th ...
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Category Wrexham

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Category Bolton

'This Website tells you more about the makers and travellers, gives directions for the Crossing The Pennines Heritage Walk and showcases a wide range of walks and trails throughout the are ...
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Category Kirklees

'The walk is covered in a colourful booklet which describes some of the fascinating remains of the Dramway and the features found alongside the linear route of the Dramway Path. There are also exce ...
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The Dulais Valley 'is one of the famous "valleys" of the south Wales coalfield. It was a dynamic mix of farms and mines, terraced cottages and welfare halls, choirs and bands - many of whi ...
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'The Ebbw Fach Valley was an important industrial centre for the iron and coal industry. Removal of the old industrial scars by land reclamation schemes and environmental improvements has ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

Northern Viaduct Round (3 miles) | Smardale Gill Viaduct Round (4 miles)

'All three award-winning viaducts are listed, and are in the care of the Northern Viaduct ...
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Category Eden

'As you walk around the trail to admire these wonderful pieces that link the heritage of Ely so well you need not fear that you will lose your way. The trail is marked by 70 way markers set in the ...
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The world's first passenger railway 'On the morning of 27th September 1825, 12 wagons of coal left Phoenix Pit. For the first short section of this historic journey, the wagons were horse- ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

Vauxhall Links 'allows the community of Great Yarmouth to record and celebrate the history of the town's transport heritage, exploring the important role that bridges, waterways, railways ...
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Category Great Yarmouth

'It should be noted that the section that goes through Crystal Rig windfarm has become dificult to follow and good navigation is required to continue on the historic track.'


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Category East Lothian

'Bedwellty House is the mansion of the Homfray family - the ironmasters of the Tredegar Ironworks. It was built in about 1800 and enlarged in 1818 ...

'Samuel Homfray (1 ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'A series of 13 bronze plaques have been installed along a section of the Laira shore to provide a heritage trail. There are three Trail plaques to be found either side of Laira Bridge. The main se ...
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Category Plymouth

'Lancashire cheesemaking country is renowned for its rich grassland which leads to high quality milk and inevitably cheese. The Lancashire cheesemakers are all located within a few square miles on ...
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Category Wyre

'Internationally known for its varied Victorian architecture, Leeds is the UK's third largest city. It iis surrounded by beautiful countryside and famous as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. Reno ...
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Category Leeds

'Trail 1 — the Bute Street area — is about a half-mile walk lying south of the railway. It houses a concentration of hat factories and workshops, which were often large and sometimes of co ...
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Category Luton

'The planned growth of the East Kent coalfield during the early twentieth century would have transformed this area into a hive of industrial activity but the coal here was harder to extract than wa ...
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Category Dover

'The circular route is approximately 9 miles long, linking the villages of Coleorton and Swannington with Snibston Discovery Park in Coalville. The trail has been signposted throughout with special ...
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'This 16km long route can be walked in 4-5 hours. You can use public transport to get back to the start, or alternatively there are car parks along the route from where you can start circular walks ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'To help you explore North Tyneside's waggonways, a series of walks [and cycle] brochures are available to download: 1. Backworth Walk ... 2. Biodiversity Park Walk ... 3. Burradon Walk ... 4. Holy ...
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Category North Tyneside

'Interpretation panels were designed by students as part of the Graphic Design and Media course at the University of Worcester and a winning design concept chosen by local people ...'


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Category Worcester

'1. Chapel Street Heritage Trail ... 2. The Quays Heritage Trail ... 3. Worsley Heritage Trail ... 4. Monton and Roe Green Loopline Heritage Trail'


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Category Salford

'The network of paths created to link the small villages and hamlets to the quarries, schools and chapels and the surrounding countryside were just as important. Many of the paths are still in use ...
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Category Gwynedd

'The route follows the remains of a network of canals, tramways, railways, coal-mines, brickworks, potteries and ironworks that once flourished in the area.'


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Category Telford & Wrekin

'It starts at Rawfolds Park ... and passes through surrounding villages of Roberttown, Hartshead, Clifton, Scholes, Oakenshaw, Hunsworth, Birkenshaw and Gomersal. It highlights the architectural an ...
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Category Kirklees

Download PDFs from the Website: [1] Town Heritage Trail - - - : [2] Bolsterstone to Midhopestones - - - : [3] Parsonage Farm & Townend Common - - - : [4] Forge, Crags & Heath - - - : [5] Gl ...
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Category Sheffield

'The Stream and Steam Audio Trail brings the Stream and Steam Heritage Trail to life, using interviews with local people and special sound effects to build a picture of what life was like ...
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Category Pendle

'Sutton Harbour is the birthplace of the modern City of Plymouth. This walk follows the Heritage Trail around the Harbour, passing through centuries of fascinating history. Sutton Harbour ...
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Category Plymouth

'Starting at The Station follow ancient green lanes and miners’ paths to Coleorton, Hough Mill, Jessop’s Tramway, St. George’s Church, Calcutta Colliery, New Swannington, Potato Lane Bridge, The In ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

The four Trails are titled: [1] Tacklers' Trail - - - : [2] Tunstill Trek - - - : [3] Weavers' Walk - - - : [4] Walton Way. A Tackler was 'a supervisor in a textile factory respons ...
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Category Pendle

The Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project 'celebrated and told the story of the Tamar Valley’s rich mining heritage, which forms part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World H ...
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Category East Cornwall

'The route gets its name from the Templer family. James Templer purchased the Stover Estate, near Newton Abbot, in 1765 after making his fortune at sea. His son, also James, built the Stover Canal ...
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Category Teignbridge

'Walking, cycling, jogging, horse-riding, canoeing, climbing – whatever your age and fitness level, there are plenty of ways to GET ACTIVE whilst you enjoy the Derwent Valley and discover more abou ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'This tour visits some of those memorials and includes other points of interest en route. The walk will take approximately one hour 15 minutes in actual walking time and starts from the city centre ...
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Category Southampton

'The route loops round Middlesbrough Dock and past the new Middlesbrough College and then continues along Bridge Street East and back to the historic town centre.'


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Category Middlesbrough

'The Trevithick Trail runs for nine miles from Penydarren in Merthyr Tydfil to Abercynon, an ex-mining village at the confluence of the Taff and Cynon rivers. It follows the line of the ea ...
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Category Merthyr Tydfil

Download from the Website details of the Rossendale Town Trail, plus descriptions of a number of quarries which can be visited around and about Rossendale.


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Category Rossendale

'There are of course many other footpaths, bridleways and roads in the area. Look out particularly for the marked routes, such as the South Telford Way, which will allow you to search out ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'We offer a range of walks for a wide variety of interests, but we can also tailor a tour just for you or your group. Enjoy exploring our website and finding out why the Copper Kingdom is a great p ...
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Category Isle of Anglesey

'The Heritage Paths Project has received reports that the section of the route between Myres Hill and High Overmuir is unclear, in part because of the windfarm infrastructure en route. We ...
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'Leaflets are available for the full trail as well as the four shorter circular routes around the Way. These are as follows: The Beamers Trail - 6 miles; The Reelers Trail - 7.5 m ...
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