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Edging the Purple

Public Transport based walk with Ken Banks.

10.0 mi

450m

Starting from Grindleford Station theres a  steady accent up through the woods beside Burbage Brook onto Burbage Rocks. From here we follow the edge round onto Stanage edge with, (weather permitting) lovely views across the Hope valley and with a bit of luck lots of purple heather. We drop down from Crow chin and walk through the heather onto Bamford Edge before dropping down into the lovely village of Bamford and its pub the Anglers Rest. Then when your ready back the Bamford Station.

There will be a certain amount of wading through the heather so gaiters or waterproof trousers are recommended in case its been wet.

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 Piccadilly for the train at 09:49. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Off Peak Day Return to Grindleford £11.10

09:49: Train departs for the walk start at Grindleford Station.

10:50: Walk starts at Grindleford Station.

Return from Bamford Station. 16:36, 17:36, 18:35, 19:36, 20:58 and 23:09

Waypoints: Grindleford Station, Burbage Rocks, Stanage Edge, Crow Chin, Bamford Edge, Bamford

Extra::

There is a cafe with toilets at Grindleforfd but to use them there is a fee or you need to buy something. So please use the toilets on the train if you need to.

5-9-2015 09:30 5-9-2015 20:00:00 Europe/London Edging the Purple Grindleford Station MAD Walkers
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