Manchester Coach Rambles

Walking using Coach and Public Transport

Public Transport Walk Routes

Destination

Date

Leader

Walk Route

Todmorden to Littleborough

Sep 2018

Alan

Todmorden Station - Bottomley - Summit - Chelburn Reservoir - Littleborough. There are 3 long not steep climbs along the route. Distance 9 miles

Hope to Grindleford

Sep  2018

Jeff

Hope Station - Brough - Offerton - Highlow Hall - Eyam Moor - Grindleford Bridge - Grindleford Station.  Distance 10 miles

Accrington to Ramsbottom

Sep  2018

John

Accrington-Hyndburn Greenway(old railway line)-Rising Bridge-Round Hill-Hutch Bank-Helmshore-Irwell Vale-Lumb-Ramsbottom There is no serious climbing - much of the route is on old railway lines.  Distance 11 miles

Greenfield Circular

Aug  2018

 

From Greenfield Station there is a gradual climb on Oldham Way to Chew Valley, then round Dovestone Reservoir and back to Greenfield Station.  Distance 9 miles

Chinley to Edale

Aug 2018

Roger

Chinley rail station - White Knowle farm - Shireoaks - Malcoff - Rushop edge - Mam Tor (1,560ft) - Hollins Cross - Edale rail station. Distance 10 miles

Edale Circular

Jul  2018

Elizabeth & Paul

Edale Station - Hollins Cross - Back Tor - Lose Hill (1,562ft)- Hope Edale End - Jaggers Clough - Nether Booth - Edale Station.  Distance 9 miles

Hope to Bamford

Jul  2018

Roger 

Hope station - Thornhill - Bamford mill - Bamford edge - Heatherdene carpark / toilets - Thornhill trail - Bamford Station  Distance 9.5 miles 

Todmorden Circular

Jun  2018

Frank 

Todmorden Station - Rochdale Canal- Lob Mill - Mankinholes- Withins Gate - Stoodley Pike (1390ft) - London Road- Rochdale Canal - Todmorden Station. Distance 9.5 miles 

Smithy Bridge Cicular

May  2018 

Ian 

Smithy Bridge Station, Hollingworth lake, Benny Hill, Pennine Bridle Way, Lydgate and Smithy Bridge Station Distance 8 miles 

Todmorden to Hebden Bridge 

Apr  2018

John 

 Todmorden Station - Todmorden Edge - Cornholme Shore - Hudson Bridge - Whirlaw Common - Rodwell Head - Eastwood - Rochdale Canal - Hebden Bridge  Distance 11 miles 

New Mills to Hayfield 

Apr 2018 

Roger

 New Mill Central Station, Sett Valley Trail, Birch Vale, Lantern Pike (1,227ft), Shooting Cabin, Hayfield Visitors Centre Distance 10 miles 

Gathurst to Parbold

Mar 2018

John 

Gathurst Station - Dean Wood - Roby Mill - Ashurst Beacon - Dalton - Fairy Glen High Moor. Distance 9 miles 

Hebden Bridge  Circular

 Feb 2018 

Ralph 

 Hebden Bridge Station - Colden Clough via Slack - Hard Castle Crag - Hebden Bridge. Distance 9 miles 

Bamford  Circular

Jan  2018 

 Ian 

Bamford Edge(1,457ft), Ladybower Reservoir, Win Hill (1,519ft), Hope and Bamford  Distance 9 miles 

Appley Bridge Circular

2017

Frank

Appley Bridge Station - Fairy Glen - High Moor Lane - Wright covert - Harrock Hill - Wrighton Country Park - Barrow Hill -  Leeds and Liverpool Canal  - Appley Bridge Station. Distance 8.5 miles

Edale Circular 

2017

Elizabeth

Edale Station -  Hollins Cross (appx 1,100ft) -  Castleton - Blue John Cavern - Man Tor (appx 1,550ft) - Harden Clough - Edale Station. Distance: 6 miles.

Chinley to Edale

 Aug 2017

Roger

Chinley Station - White Knowl Farm - Slack House - Shireoaks, - Pennine Bridlepath - Roych Clough -  Sheffield Road - Rushup Edge (1,792ft) -  Man Tor (1,696ft) -  Hollins Cross -  Edale Station. Distance - 10 miles.

Bamford to Edale

Aug 2017

Roger

Bamford Station – Shatton -  Brough – Hope - Castleton caverns - Hollins Cross - Edale Station. - Distance: 10 miles

Edale to Bamford

Jul 2017

Jeff

Edale Station -  Hope Cross (1561ft) -  Hagg Water Bridge - Crookhill (1253ft) -  Ladybower -  Bamford. Distance 13 miles

Edale to Hayfield

Sept 2017

Pauline

Edale Station – Pennine Way – Upper Booth – Jacob’s Ladder (1,800ft) – Swine’s Back – Edale Cross – Kinderlow End – Turnstead Clough – Hayfield. Distance 9 miles

Edale Circular

Oct 2017

Pauline

Edale Station - Hollins Cross - Man Tor (1,600ft) -  Blue John Cavern - Treak Cliff Cavern -  Castleton -  Lose Hill Hall -  Lose Hill(1,560ft) - Back Tor -  Back Tor Farm -  Ollerbrook -  Edale Station. Distance - 10.5  miles

Bamford to Grindleford

Oct 2017

Jeff

Bamford - Hurst Clough - Hooks Car - Higger Tor(1,430ft/434m) - Carl Wark - Longshaw Lodge - Padley Gorge – Grindleford.  Distance 11 miles

Wilmslow to Alderley Edge

Nov 2017

John

Wilmslow-Bollin Valley-Lindow Common-Lindow Moss-Nether Alderley-The Edge-Alderley Edge.  Distance 10 miles

Bromley Cross Circular

Nov 2017

John

Turton Heights - Turton & Entwistle Reservoir - Entwistle/Wayoh Reservoir - Chapel town - Bromley Cross.  Distance 11 miles

Disley Circular

Dec 2017

Pauline

Disley - Parkgate Lyme Park - Lady Brook trail - Macclesfield Canal - Harestead Farm - Hase Bank Lyme Park - Pursefield Wood - Paddock Cottage - Cluse Hey - Bowstones - Lantern Wood - The Cage – Disley.  Distance 9 miles

       
Friday, January 18, 2019