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Last Of The Summer Ale

Public Transport based walk with Jon Buckland.

12.5 mi


A decent length walk taking us on various national footpaths in the Peak District and incorporating a lunch and pub stop at Holmfirth (aka Last of the Summer Wine town hence the title).

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.

10:10: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 10:27. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Brockholes £12.80 (note change at Huddersfield)

10:27: Train departs for the walk start at Brockholes Station.

11:30: Walk starts at Brockholes Station.

Return from Marsden Station. From Marsden xx:43 past the hour.

Waypoints: Brockholes station, Hamlets Walk, A635, Hills & Hamlets Walk, A6024, HVC Walk, Digley Reservoir, Greaves Head, Nether Lane, Kirklees Way, Pennine Way, Kirklees Way, Marsden.


Toilets are available on the train. It is likely that we will be getting the 16:43 or the 17:43 train back. Also depending on demand planning to stop in Stalybridge on the way back for a trip to the Buffet bar. If you are planning to drive, please contact the walk leader -

24-9-2011 10:10 24-9-2011 20:00:00 Europe/London Last Of The Summer Ale Brockholes Station MAD Walkers
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