Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.
A moorland walk from Littleborough to Marsden via Blackstone Edge and over the M62. (96)
Then we end up in Marsden where the Jazz Festival is taking place. Niiiice...
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 Victoria for the train at 09:52. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
GM Rail Ranger - also covers train travel into Manchester £5
Single from Marsden to Greenfield £5.80
09:52: Train departs for the walk start at Littleborough train Station.
10:25: Walk starts at Littleborough train Station.
Return from Marsden Station. 17:28, 18:28, 19:28, 20:28
Waypoints: Lydgate, Aiggin Stone, Blackstone Edge, Robin Hood's Bed, Sun End, Pennine Way Bridge near M62 Jn. 22, Axletree Edge, White Hill, Haigh Gutter, Willykay Clough, Tunnel End, Marsden
No toilets at Station, use the ones on the train.