794 Scout Rock Mytholmroyd

Black was one of Ted Hughes favourite words, so it's no surprise he wrote about the sombre cliff of Scout Rock. But looking the other way, with Mytholmroyd picked out in the sunshine, it would be difficult, even for a Poet Laureate, to remain in a black mood for long.

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LOCATION: Mytholmroyd, South Pennines
START: Mytholmroyd Station, park nearby
Grid ref: SE012258 Postcode: HX7 5DT
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Moderate with a steep ascent
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - South Pennines Landranger 104
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Cragg Vale, Robin Hood Rocks, Rochdale canal, Hollin Hey Wood, Calder , Aaron Hill

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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