Public Transport based walk suitable for new walkers, with John Ireland.
A walk suitable for new members taking in the country to the north of Mossley and Stalybridge going via the tower on Hartshead Pike, dropping into Stalybridge to finish up at the famous Station Buffet Bar!
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.
10:10: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 10:27. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Manchester to Mossley Return £3.60
10:27: Train departs for the walk start at Mossley Station.
10:50: Walk starts at Mossley Station.
Return from Stalybridge Station. To Victoria - 1642, 1701, 18:01
To Piccadilly - 1646, 1718, 1736, 1818, 1831
Waypoints: Mossley Brow, Mossley Cross, Brook Bottom, Top of Lane, Lane Head Farm, Hartshead Pike, Hartshead Green, Knott Hill Nature Reserve, Hazelhurst, Stamford Park, Stalybridge Station
If it's been raining then some parts may be muddy so gaiters recommended if you have them. Lunch, weather permitting, at Hartshead Pike.