Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.
An easy-paced linear walk from Bury to Ramsbottom via Affetside, returning to Bury on the Steam Train, taking in a Roman Road and an Assault Course.
A joint walk with the Manchester and Salford Group of the Ramblers
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.
09:15: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 09:30. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Manchester to Bury Metrolink Return, £3.50
09:30: Train departs for the walk start at Bury Interchange.
10:30: Walk starts at Bury Interchange.
Return from Ramsbottom Station. Single (via East Lancs Railway) Ramsbottom to Bury Bolton Street £4.60, trains to Bury at 16:01, 16:51
Waypoints: Bury, Elton, Walshaw, Affetside, Hawkshaw, Holcombe Training Camp, Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom.
Return from Ramsbottom to Bury is via East Lancashire Railway steam train. Car parking available in Bury should you wish to drive to the start point. Pub and lunch stop in Affetside. 471 and 524 bus services run from Bolton to Bury as well, 471 also runs to Bury from Rochdale.