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Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2017 - Moorlands of Longdendale

Public Transport based walk with Steve Rawlins.

10.5 mi


This walk is being held as part of the 2017 Greater Manchester Walking Festival and therefore is being advertised to and is open to the general public

Starting from Hadfield train station, making our way over to Tintlewistle moor and into open Moorland gradually climbing towards Lad's Leap giving great views over the Longdendale (Woodhead) reservoirs. Dropping down quickly near Crowdon we'll head back along the Torside, Rhodeswood, Valehouse and Bottoms Reservoirs....and of course into a pub!

Please note there may be a short boggy section so waterproofs/gaitors advised depending on the weather leading up to the day. Toilet facilities available at Crowdon (just over half way)

Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport

We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.

10:00: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 10:18. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Hadfield £4.90

10:18: Train departs for the walk start at Hadfield Station.

11:00: Walk starts at Hadfield Station.

Return from Hadfield Station. 29 & 59 past the hour

Waypoints: Arnfield Reservoir, Tintwistle Moor, Millstone Rocks, Lad's Leap, Crowdon, Torside Reservoir, Rhodeswood Reservoir, Valehouse Reservoir, Bottoms Reservoir

6-5-2017 10:00 6-5-2017 20:00:00 Europe/London Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2017 - Moorlands of Longdendale Hadfield Station MAD Walkers
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