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Manchester and Salford Ramblers

Saurday 30th June Ramsbottom and Holcombe Moor Circular

Meeting at Platform Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY. Or Ramsbottom Station, Railway Street, BL0 9AL

10.45 for 11.05 steam train from Bury Or 11.30 at Ramsbottom Station


Steep ascent through Ramsbottom and a wooded clough then loop round Holcombe Moor to Peel Tower. Good views across the Lancashire moors. Descent from Holcombe mainly off road footpaths. Good paths but could be muddy after rain..

We will use the iconic East Lancashire Railway from Bury to Ramsbottom and return. Bring your Ramblers Membership card to get a discount on your ticket. Buy it before you board. Refreshments in Holcombe and Ramsbottom on way back plus chance for a drink in The Trackside on the platform at Bury.
Toilets on train and at stations.

Moderate 6 miles 1000 feet ascent.

Not suitable for young children, dogs, pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Leader: Margaret Manning Tel: 07786786811 mmanning@ntlworld.com