838 Lumb Bridge

Lumb Bridge, with its single stone arch at the head of a wooded clough, is an idyllic spot and a favourite for a picnic. But here's a new approach, up the valley of Crimsworth Dean, where pools and streams are a reminder of mills long gone.

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LOCATION: One mile north of Hebden Bridge
START: Hardcastle Crags NT car park, signed from A6033
Grid ref: SD988292 Postcode: HX7 7AL
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - South Pennines Landranger 103
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Middle Dean, Sunny Bank, Shaw Croft, Akroyd, Packet Well, Midgehole, Crimsworth Dean, Limers Gate, Gib Slack, Calderdale Way

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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