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South of Stanage

Public Transport based walk with Sarah Peppiatt.

18.5 mi


A long walk and varied walk over some of the less visited moorland to the south of Stanage, including several climbs and some pretty woodland.

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.

08:25: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 08:45. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Either an off-peak day return ticket to Grindleford (£10.20) or if travelling in on public transport to Piccadilly, a Wayfarer may be more suitable (£10 - purchase in advance from GMPTE travelshop or manned station)

08:45: Train departs for the walk start at Grindleford Station.

09:45: Walk starts at Grindleford Station.

Return from Hathersage Station. x:32 until 20:53 then 22:41

Waypoints: Grindleford Station, Padley Gorge; Longshaw Lodge, Totley Moor; Flask Edge Trig; Big Moor; Ramsley Reservoir; Smeekley Woods; Old Fanshaw Hall; Gill Woods; Totley Bents; Blacka Woods; Houndkirk Moor;

Extra Info:

This is a fairly challenging walk with no easy bailout points so please be sure you're capable of doing the walk at a reasonable pace before coming.

If you wish to drive, Hathersage station has a car park whereas Grindleford Station does not, so it would probably be best to join us on the train when it stop at Hathersage at 09:42. Please inform the walk leader or the walks coordinator if you plan to do this so they know to expect you.

OS Maps OL 1 and 24

25-2-2012 08:25 25-2-2012 20:00:00 Europe/London South of Stanage Grindleford Station MAD Walkers
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