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Over the Border Walk

Public Transport based walk with Angela Robinson.

11.0 mi


A linear walk starting out from Littleborough in Greater Manchester.  We head over the moors, via a Roman road, and then down past reservoirs into the Yorkshire village of Ripponden. Going through the once industrious valley, the final stage of the walk takes us on to Sowerby Bridge, where a well-deserved drink awaits.

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 Victoria for the train at 10:14. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Off peak return to Sowerby Bridge £9.60. Northern duo available- buy one get one half price


10:14: Train departs for the walk start at Littleborough train Station.

10:35: Walk starts at Littleborough train Station.

Return from Sowerby Bridge. 16:36, 17:36, 18:40, 19:46

Waypoints: Littleborough train station, Roman Road, Warm Withens Hill, Ryburn Reservoir, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge


Walk leader meeting at walk start.

Use toilets on the train.

Parts of this walk on the moorland are exposed, so bring some warm clothing. The ground will be boggy if it's been raining, so gaiters are advisable.

20-5-2012 10:00 20-5-2012 20:00:00 Europe/London Over the Border Walk Littleborough train Station MAD Walkers
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