GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Colne Valley Circular Walk

13 miles (21 km)

Take in the stunning scenery of the Colne Valley on this circular footpath through Kirklees in Yorkshire.
The walk begins and ends at Golcar, passing Linthwaite, Slaithwaite and Marsden on the way. The path includes a waterside stroll along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at the start, a stretch through Slaithwaite Moor and views of the picturesque Butterley Reservoir near Netherley. There are some challenging climbs on this walk but you are rewarded with fabulous views of the Colne Valley.

Colne Valley Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Colne Valley Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

In Slaithwaite we recommend The Little Bridge which has a delightful outdoor terrace overlooking the canal. There's also a great menu and a cosy fire indoors on colder days. You can find the pub right next to the canal on Britannia Road with a postcode of HD7 5HF.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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