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A Sunday Stroll: The Hidden Valley

Public Transport based walk suitable for new walkers, with Alan Beeby.

6.0 mi


A short circular walk in Littleborough that goes through a beautiful hidden valley. We will visit Hollingworth lake, Cleggswood as well as some nice in-between forest sections. If we have enough time we will make a brief stop at the Moorcock Inn before heading back along the Rochdale Canal.

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.

10:55: Meet at Manchester Victoria for the train at 11:14. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Off-Peak Day Return £4.10

11:14: Train departs for the walk start at Littleborough train Station.

12:15: Walk starts at Littleborough train Station.

Return from Littleborough train Station. 16:45, 17:45, 18:45, 19:45

Waypoints: Rochdale Canal, Hollingworth lake, Clegg Wood, Owlett Hall, Lydgate, Moorcock Inn, Rochdale Canal.


Unlike other Sunday Strolls this walk will go through a couple of muddy fields. Please bring boots and a pair of gaters if you have them.

We will take the Train to Rochdale but due to weekend works there is a replacement bus service from Rochdale to Littleborough and vice versa. The bus leaves Rochdale at 11.45 (subject to change).

5-1-2014 10:55 5-1-2014 20:00:00 Europe/London A Sunday Stroll: The Hidden Valley Littleborough train Station MAD Walkers
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