Public Transport based walk with Mike Dent.
Leader to meet at walk start
Heading out of Ashton along a disused railway line, we pass through Daisy Nook Country Park on our way to Park Bridge - of Eiffel Tower fame. From there, its on to Hartshead Pike before we finish the day with a meander down the canal into Greenfield.
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.
10:15: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 10:29. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
GM ranger - £5.90
10:29: Train departs for the walk start at Ashton Under Lyne.
10:40: Walk starts at Ashton Under Lyne.
Return from Greenfield Station. 16:36, 17.36, xx.36
Waypoints: Daisy Nook, Park Bridge, Hartshead Pike, Mossley
There are no toilets at Ashton Station - due to the journey time, you may like to use the ones at Victoria.
The walk start is easily accessible by car, bus or tram if you prefer. A single from Greenfield is £3.60
The recce was pretty muddy and in places boggy. Gaiters/Waterproofs wouldn't go amiss.