Public Transport based walk with Sarah Peppiatt.
A long varied walk that starts from Bamford and skirts round Ladybower and the back of Kinder via a few short steep climbs before dropping south to Chinley and a train home.
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.
09:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:45. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Return to Bamford, £10.20 or Wayfarer ticket:£10 (need to buy in advance from a manned station or GMPT travelshop)
09:45: Train departs for the walk start at Bamford Station.
10:40: Walk starts at Bamford Station.
Return from Chinley. 18:55, other services at xx:55 until 21:16,
Waypoints: Bamford, Derwent Valley Trail, Ladybower, Alport Bridge, Oyster Clough, Ashop Clough, William Clough, Hayfield, Pennine Bridleway, Chinley
OS Map Explorer 1. This is a long walk and there are no easy bail out points until Hayfield (about 16 miles in) so please be sure you can walk the distance.