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Kirklees Level 2

Level Up with The Sunnywood Project’s Time Trial Challenge

The Sunnywood Project Time Trials are a series of brand new, awesome self-led games designed to challenge you to get outside, get active and explore some of Bury’s local trial routes with the family.

Stage 1: Choose Your Setting There are currently three Time Trial game settings to choose from: 

  • Kirklees Valley Local Nature Reserve 

  • Clarence Park & Chesham Woods 

  • Close Park, Radcliffe 

Stage 2: Choose your Level of difficulty: Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 The Levels vary in their distance and difficulty. 

Level 1 is less than 1km whereas Level 3 is around 5km. 

Stage 3: Set your timer on your phone or watch to record how long it takes your team to walk, jog or run your chosen route. 


Follow the map and marker signs along the route. 

Remember, this is a team effort –don’t leave anyone behind! 


Once your whole team crosses the finish line, don’t forget to stop your timer! 

Scan the QR code on completion of your chosen route to register your team’s time on The Sunnywood Project’s leaderboard. And leave a supportive message for other teams to read too. 


Once we receive your team’s time, you will then be sent your team’s finisher certificate. Send us a photo of your team on completion of the route so we can also celebrate your success on The Sunnywood Project’s social media. 

Ultimate Time Trial Challenge

Looking for an even greater challenge with your team? Complete all three routes in each of the three locations to have your team’s name appear on our ‘Hall of Fame’ page on The Sunnywood Project website.

Kirklees Level 2


Starting Location: Kirklees Valley Local Nature Reserve, Sunnywood Lane Entrance, Tottington. 

Distance: 2.7 KM

Difficulty: Intermediate


Start and end your route at the Time Trial Level 2 sign. 

Don't forget to use your phone or watch to time yourself or each other. 

Remember, you can Hike, Jog or Run, or do a mixture of all three.

To upload your time, please scan the QR code or scroll down to the bottom of this page. 

1. Starting at Tottington Lines / Sunnywood Drive just by the Kirklees Country Park Sign head down the cinder path and take a left on the trail path towards Kirklees. 

2. At the footbridge take a left up the short climb

3. Turn right at the Wishing Stone. 

4. Follow the trail path over the footbridge to the cobbles 

5. Turn left towards The Island Lodge

6.There’s a slight right turn off the path that leads to a gate onto Tottington Lines

7. Turn left at the gate and contiunue along the Lines, going past The Kirklees Train Station and The Totty Snake back to the beginning.

This GPX file will allow you to view the route on your mobile device. To use this GPX file, you will need to download a GPX compatible app such as Osmaps, GPX tracker or GPX viewer. 
If you are unable to use the GPX you can view the map and instructions below and follow the way markers. 

Leader Board
Once you have uploaded your score, please allow 24hrs for it to be displayed on the leader board.

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