rochdale

Rochdale Group

We are the Rochdale Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

This is this second of three walks during which we will complete the length of the Rochdale Canal from Castlefield in Manchester to Sowerby Bridge.  This second walk is Rochdale to Todmorden and is approximately 10 miles.

Saturday, 9 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

This is a rare opportunity to walk the full length of the Rochdale Canal towpath from Castlefield Basin to Sowerby Bridge in three parts - a total canal distance of 32 miles.  Those who complete the full distance will receive a 'Certificate of Completion' from NIgel.

The final walk is on Saturday 6th April.

Starting point

Grid reference:
SD 89819 12652
Nearest postcode:
OL11 1DR
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Start time:
10:00 am

Start point is Rochdale Train Station, OL11 1DR, at 10 am. Return to Rochdale is by train or bus.

Finishing point

Grid reference:
SD 93517 24158
Nearest postcode:
OL14 7AN
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Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking