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Manchester Weekend Walkers lead public transport walks into fantastic countryside all year round.

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
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Overview

Celebrate the start of another MWW walking year as we once again retrace the route of our first ever walk. 

Please note that we will be on high and very exposed moorland for the main part of the walk, on rough and wet paths, so be prepared for winter weather.  

No dogs apart from registered assistance dogs.

Train-based walk

Leader: Andy B

Ascent: 400 metres

Transport to Walk Start: 10.21 train from Manchester Victoria station (final destination Leeds).

Meet Point:  Near the ticket barriers at Victoria Station. Alternatively, meet the group on the train or at Todmorden Station.

Suggested Ticket: Off Peak Day Return to Todmorden £10.70

Waypoints: Rake End, Gaddings Dam, Warland Reservoir, Withens Gate, Stoodley Pike, Mankinholes, Lumbutts, Rochdale Canal.

Walk Start: Todmorden Station at 10.50

Return Services: x:03, x:21, x:37 & x:56 and then similar minutes past the hour until 22:03, then 22:16, 22:38, 22:56, 23:03, 23:36, 23:55.

Extra: No toilets at walk start or en route. You are very welcome to join us for post-walk drinks.

Saturday, 13 January 2024
Start time:
10:50 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
400m / 1312ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
SD 93517 24158
Nearest postcode:
OL14 7AN
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Start time:
10:50 am

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