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  • Walking and cycling routes - Spen Valley Luddite Trail Part 1 and 2

  • The Luddite Trail comprises two parts which together commemorate the route taken by the Luddite marchers from the Dumb Steeple to Cartwright’s Mill at Rawfolds, Liversedge, on the night 11/12 April 1812. The trail description also notes other features of interest along the route.
  • Route type: 
    Walking
  • Area: 
    Dewsbury, Batley, Spen Valley
  • Specific Area: 
    Roberttown, Liversedge
  • Distance: 
    5 to 5 miles
  • Grade: 
    Moderate
  • Theme: 
    Textile Industrial Heritage
  • How to get there: 
  • Online map: 
  • Leaflet: 
    Only available to download
  • Ordnance Survey map: 
    OS Explorer 288 and 289