A Sunday Saunter round Saddleworth

Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.

7.4 mi


A late morning start for a nice afternoon saunter from Greenfield up to Diggle and back. There'll be a climb up to the monument where we'll have lunch and then we'll go along the rigde for a bit before descending to the Church Inn near Pobgreen, then the Diggle Hotel in Diggle and then back to Greenfield to round things off with some live music at the Railway Inn.

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 11:13. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Greenfield £4.20

11:13: Train departs for the walk start at Greenfield Station.

11:40: Walk starts at Greenfield Station.

Return from Greenfield Station. 16:36, 17:36, 18:36 and so on

Waypoints: Fur Lane, War Memorial, Kinder Stones, Shaw Rocks, Slades Rocks, St. Chad's Church (Church Inn), Holly Grove, Diggle (Diggle Hotel), Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Tame Valley Way, Greenfield (Railway Inn


No toilets at Greenfield Station, so use the ones on the train first.

In case of inclement weather, we will take a lower route. If we do get the promised storms on Saturday, could be a tad muddy in places.

The main climb on this walk is at the start, and we'll have lunch when we get to the top.


8-6-2014 10:55 8-6-2014 20:00:00 Europe/London A Sunday Saunter round Saddleworth Greenfield Station MAD Walkers
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