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Stanza Stones Trail

Marsden, Huddersfield, England
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Literary Inspiration In Spectacular Settings

I completed the whole 47 mile trail in 2016 and loved it. The three day walk (you can find a trail... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Andre H
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Epping, United Kingdom
Couldn't find the poem first time round.

A pleasant walk followed by a steep slope up to the old quarry. I couldn't find the poem on our... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
NeeNeeK
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Holmfirth
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24 Aug 2017
“Literary Inspiration In Spectacular Settings”
16 Aug 2016
“Couldn't find the poem first time round.”
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Marsden, Huddersfield, England
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I completed the whole 47 mile trail in 2016 and loved it. The three day walk (you can find a trail guide on the internet) is varied and spectacular. However, you must take the correct O/S Maps and avoid autumn and winter as some of...More

Thank Andre H
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

A pleasant walk followed by a steep slope up to the old quarry. I couldn't find the poem on our first visit but that's because I was looking in the main quarry area. The poem can be found by approaching the poetry seat on the...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

You can find a guide on line to help with planning the walk to all the Stanza Stones The one in Marsden is well worth a visit as the moorland views are excellent and there is a local Motorman's Cafe, Manchester Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield, West...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Visited all 6 stones over the last two years, I think there fabulous, they are a little hard to find but we'll worth the effort

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you enjoy walking then you will not be disappointed with the walks the National Trust produce for Marsden Moor. To find the Stanza Stones walk up the incline plain, turn right after about 50yds. you will see a stone seat, walk a further 20yds...More

Thank GaryP208
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

I like the poems I can find but they aren't always easy to locate. One of the easiest, in a dramatic setting is off the A58 over to Rochdale. It's along part of the Pennine Way - though an easy path most of the way...More

Thank LesleyHedges
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

We actually completed the Pula Hill walk (4.5 miles)which is featured as walk 2 on the National Trust short walks leaflet. The walk begins at the station and goes along the towpath to the tunnel visitor centre before heading out on to open moorland. As...More

1  Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Marsden Moor. Usually park somewhere close to the Standedge Tunnel visitor centre, well sign posted for footpaths and National Trust are spending a lot of time and effort maintaining the whole moor. Great walking and running venue with plenty of options for routes and distances.

1  Thank Matt C
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