Cycling & Walking

Cycling

There are many many cycling routes available locally in Holmfirth – the most famous of which has to be – Route 68!

‘It’s the two-wheel equivalent of the Pennine Way for walkers – except at 355 miles (571km) the Pennine Cycleway is almost 100 miles longer.

Forming National Cycle Network route 68, it heads through the Peak District on the Tissington Trail en route to Buxton, then the Midshires Way to Whaley Bridge and New Mills. Beyond Glossop it takes to the Longdendale and Trans Pennine Trails, then after climbing to Dunford Bridge it veers north to Holmfirth.’

Other local routes include ‘The Pennistone Loop’, The Hope to Holmfirth ‘Hard as Nails’ Loop, Holmfirth circular 71 Paris, Scholes bike ride,┬áthe Holme Moss and teh Strines Holmfirth bike ride, and many more besides!

Walking

There are many beautiful walks in the local area (as seen on countryfile) – There are many websites dedicated to providing routes. One of which indicates 12 Holmfirth walks and 5 Holmbridge walks (www.walkinginyorksire.co.uk) all of which are easily accessible from Whitegate farm caravan & campsite

 

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