List of the e-Trails
Charlestown and Jumble Hole. This delightful walk, along the canal and up a beautiful wooded valley, will give you glimpses of hidden 18th and 19th century industrial history. A 3 mile circular walk on mainly flat or downhill, includes a steady climb for a short part of the walk.
Power In the Landscape. A wander down the beautiful Colden Valley uncovering early 19th century water powered industry. A 6 mile linear walk on mainly downhill terrain, with one section of slope.
Cragg Vale: Mills and Wilderness, Dynasties and Traditions. This linear walk takes you down a wooded stream where you can see remnants of the area’s rich industrial heritage. A 5 mile linear walk with two steep but stepped stretches.
The Story of Sam Hill – Wool Trade, Scandal and Feuds. Follow in the footsteps of Sam, a great wool baron, who lived in the beautiful Ryburn Valley 300 years ago. A 3.5 circular mile walk with two steep up and down hills.
Hebden Bridge’s Woodland Heritage. A walk around Hebden Bridge town and surrounding woodland to meet some of our native British trees (plus a few of their close relatives from abroad) and find out about their local and traditional uses. A 3 mile walk with different lengths and difficultly to choose from.
The Heptonstall Trail – an Ancient Village Explored. This gentle circular walk takes you around the ancient Pennine hilltop settlement of Heptonstall, discovering its rich history and conserved stone buildings. A 1.5 mile walk on paths and pavements.
Blackshawhead Packhorse Trail. Explore the Packhorse Trail from Blackshawhead to Heptonstall; learn about this ancient route with far reaching views. A 2 mile linear walk on mainly flat and level ground, with one short steep descent then ascent.
A Walk Around Todmorden with the Fieldens. Explore the wonderful town of Todmorden, discovering the role of the Fieldens and some of the town landmarks. 3.5 miles on paths and pavements, suitable for prams, pushchairs and wheelchairs.
Todmorden Tops - Forged by the Fielden Dynasty. This circular walk takes you over the hilltops to the north & west of Todmorden to enjoy a landscape forged by nature & the Fielden Dynasty. 8 miles with steep climbs and long stretches, but with options to shorten the route.
Riots and Protests - Radical History around Todmorden. The first of two walks which introduce sites associated with the early radical social movements (Chartism and the Anti-Poor Law Movement ) of the Upper Calder Valley while enjoying its unique topography and scenery. An 8 mile circular walk.
Cooperatives and Visions - Radical History around Hebden Bridge. The second of two walks which introduce sites associated with the early radical social movements of the Upper Calder Valley (cooperative, trade union and women’s struggles) while enjoying its unique topography and scenery. 8 miles, circular.