Public Transport based walk with Niall MacLennan.
Linking in with the TFGM Walking festival a medium distance walk within the Greater Manchester Train and Metrolink network. 12.5 miles over Saddleworth Moor into the village of Newhey via Piethorn Reservoir. Opportunity for refreshments at Top or Bottom Bird at walk end. As it's a Linear walk driving to the walk start is not recommended.
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.
09:15: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 09:26. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Greater Manchester Tram and Train £8.20
09:26: Train departs for the walk start at Littleborough train Station.
10:00: Walk starts at Littleborough train Station.
Return from Newhey Tram Station. Tram services from Newhey via Metrolink