Loop 1 – Pink Loop – approx. 3 miles.

  1. Leave school through the back gate and onto the ‘lines’. Turn LEFT and follow the ‘lines’ all the way to Greenmount and the junction with Brandlesholme Road.
  2. CHECKPOINT 1 will be at this point and a ‘head count for each Form will be taken.
  3. Turn RIGHT along Brandlesholme Road and stay on the right hand side until the pavement runs out.
  4. Cross the road and continue until the junction with Longsight Road.
  5. Re-cross the road at the junction and continue along the right hand side of Brandlesholme Road.
  6. Turn RIGHT along the sign-posted footpath and follow the path past the farm and as far as Kirklees Fishing Lodge.
  7. Turn Sharp LEFT downhill towards the new houses on Kingsbury Close
  8. Turn RIGHT across the bridge and then LEFT after the bridge and follow the path as it rises back up to the ‘lines’.
  9. Turn RIGHT and follow the ‘lines’ back to school.

APPROXIMATE WALKING TIME – an hour and a quarter to an hour and a half.

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Loop 2 – Yellow Loop – approx. 5 miles

  1. Leave school through the back gate and onto the ‘lines’. Turn RIGHT and follow the lines all the way to their end at the junction with Brandlesholme Road.
  2. CHECKPOINT 2 will be at this point and a ‘head count for each Form will be taken.
  3. Use the Pelican Crossing to cross the road and turn RIGHT following Brandlesholme Road down towards Bury.
  4. At Woodhill Road turn LEFT and follow the road all the way to Burrs Country Park.
  5. At the park follow the walk arrows round to the picnic area.
  6. CHECKPOINT 3 will be at this point and a ‘head count for each Form will be taken.
  7. LUNCHTIME – approx. 30 mins including litter tidy.
  8. Registration for pupils prior to departure
  9. Follow the walk arrows around the park back to Woodhill Road.
  10. Turn Sharp Right up steps and follow narrow path to the end and the junction with Burrs Close.
  11. Cross Burrs Close and turn LEFT for the short walk to the junction with Brandlesholme Road.
  12. Turn Right onto Brandlesholme Road and follow it until the junction with Springside View.
  13. Cross Brandlesholme Road (CAUTION!)
  14. Continue along Brandlesholme Road. This will bring you to the footpath from the first loop.
  15. Turn LEFT along the sign-posted footpath and follow the path past the farm and as far as Kirklees Fishing Lodge.
  16. Turn Sharp LEFT downhill towards the new houses
  17. Turn RIGHT across the bridge and then LEFT after the bridge and follow the path as it rises back up to the ‘lines’.
  18. Turn RIGHT and follow the ‘lines’ back to school.

APPROXIMATE WALKING TIME (including lunch stop)– 2 hours 40mins to 3 hours

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