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East of Slaithwaite

Public Transport based walk with Sarah Peppiatt.

26.5 mi


A long walk from Slaithwaite over the moors and past several reservoirs to Glossop, with plenty of climbing and rough paths, including some off path sections.

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.

08:15: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 08:27. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Rail Ranger ticket (£4.40) plus single from Greenfield to Slaithwaite (£7.30)

08:27: Train departs for the walk start at Slaithwaite Train Station.

09:05: Walk starts at Slaithwaite Train Station.

Return from Glossop Station. X:09 and X:39 until 19:39 then hourly. Aiming for 20:39

Waypoints: Slaithwaite; Royd Edge Clough; Holme; Winscar Reservoir; Longendale; Near Black Clough; Bleaklow Head; Cock Hill; Glossop

Extra Note:

This is a hard walk, much of it over remote terrain so please be sure you're capable of doing the whole route at a reasonable pace, and come properly equipped (including plenty of food/drink).

OS Map Ex 21 and 1

25-5-2013 08:15 25-5-2013 20:00:00 Europe/London East of Slaithwaite Slaithwaite Train Station MAD Walkers
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