National Route 689 of the National Cycle Network connects Meltham with Lockwood Rail Station in south-west Huddersfield via Netherton on a dismantled railway line.

A short and sweet ride or walk, National Route 689 connects Meltham on the edge of the Peak District National Park with Lockwood Rail Station in south-west Huddersfield via a dismantled railway line.

This route is the first section of the popular Meltham Greenway - running along a disused railway line for about a kilometre from Cobble Street, near Meltham Morrisons to Huddersfield Road, near Meltham Mills.

It connects with the wonderful Pennine Cycleway, on National Route 68.


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Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.

However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.

Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.

Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.


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Route 689 is part of the National Cycle Network, cared for by Sustrans. Your donation today will help keep the Network safe and open for everyone to enjoy.

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