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The Hadfield Helicopter Hunt

Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.

5.6 mi


A short afternoon walk from Hadfield to Glossop for one of the shortest days of the year, taking in Tintwistle, Padfield and going near a field that last time we went near there had helicopters parked up in it... hence the name.

We will end up in Glossop by the station where we can go to the Star Inn for ales.

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.

12:00: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 12:18. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Hadfield £4.30 or GM Rail Ranger £5

12:18: Train departs for the walk start at Hadfield Station.

13:00: Walk starts at Hadfield Station.

Return from Glossop Station. 17:08, 17:38, 18:08, 18:38

Waypoints: Longdendale Train, Tintwistle Reservoir, Tintwistle, Valehouse Farm, Little Padfield Farm, Swineshaw Reservoir, Broom Hill, Manor Park, Glossop


Drinkies in the Star Inn in Glossop at the end. No toilets at Hadfield Station, use the ones on the train.

20-12-2015 12:00 20-12-2015 20:00:00 Europe/London The Hadfield Helicopter Hunt Hadfield Station MAD Walkers
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