Saturday, 15 July 2017
Start time: 10:30
Moderate 13 miles / 20.9 km
This is a linear walk of about 13 miles from Littleborough in Lancashire to Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire, mainly following the Pennine Way/Bridleway. From Littleborough we wind through farmland before ascending to Blackstone Edge Reservoir, following an old Roman Road for part of the route. After pausing to have a look at the Stanza Stone at Cows Mouth Quarry we pass further reservoirs and moorland as we head towards the Stoodley Pike Monument. We then descend into Hebden Bridge.
Refreshments in Hebden Bridge before catching the train back to Littleborough or Leeds.
Parts of the route are high up and quite exposed, with no protection from the elements. It should be a lovely walk on a nice still warm July day...but as it's British summertime please come prepared for all types of weather. Be aware it may be a bit muddy in places too.
We will meet outside the front of Littleborough railway station. The walk will start at 1030. There are various train options from the Leeds or Manchester direction. Please check www.thetrainline.com for the latest information.
Parking at Littleborough railway station is free for rail users.
Railway Station, Station Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester OL15 8DE
Start time: 10:30
This is a linear walk
Ascent: 500 m / 1640 feet
Surroundings: Moor, heath, Hill, Farmland, Lake, pond, reservoir
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.