GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Huddersfield to Barnsley

40 miles (65 km)

Follow National Cycle routes 68 and 62 on this varied route which takes you through the beautiful peak district and along sections of the Trans Pennine Trail. The route begins by following National Cycle route 68 along the Huddersfield canal to Marsden, via Slaithwaite. You then turn south east towards Holmfirth - a popular tourist destination as the location for the filming of Last of the Summer Wine. The ride continues through some lovely countryside passing the beautiful Winscar Reservoir before a pleasant off road stretch along a dismantled railway line to Penistone. Another lovely off road section along the Trans Pennine Trail takes you into Barnsley.

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Huddersfield Canal

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Approaching Slaithwaite

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Along the canal at Slaithwaite

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Slaithwaite Reservoir

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Approaching Marsden

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Holmfirth

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Winscar Reservoir

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On the Trans Pennine Trail near Barnsley

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