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Guided circular walks held on the third Sunday of the month between June and September, all walks start at 1.30 p.m. and finish between 3 and 4 p.m.
Led by volunteers with a particular interest in and knowledge of Ramsbottom and district.
2 – 3 hours in duration over distances between 3 to 5 miles; taken at a leisurely pace the walks are suitable for reasonably fit adults and children, dogs welcome.
We hope everyone will enjoy an afternoon out and benefit from the exercise and friendly company. Sensible footwear and waterproof clothing is recommended.
Please note that paths may be uneven. Be prepared for sun, rain or cold weather.
For further information on each walk, contact the relevant leader
Summer Walks 2018
Sunday June 17th 1.30 p.m. The Mills of Dearden Clough
Meet outside Grants Arms - Shared transport from the meeting place to the start of the walk
The residents of Dearden Clough near Edenfield, lived, wove and printed fabric and swam in this fascinating little valley. Stout shoes needed, uneven ground, some uphill walking
Leader Kate Slingsby 01706 822730
Sunday July 15th 1.30 p.m The pubs and Clubs of Ramsbottom
Meet outside Grants Arms
Much of the social life of Ramsbottom revolved around the pubs and clubs, and this walk opens a window on the activities and excesses of 200 years of history
Leader Andrew Todd 01706 822730
Sunday August 19th 1.30 p.m. A Stroll through Stubbins
Meet at Junction of Stubbins Street and Stubbins Vale Road
An historical walk looking at the development of this industrial village, looking at mills, print works, tendering tower, railway and houses.
Paths may be uneven and stout shoes are required.
Leader Barbara Williams 01706 559074
Sunday Sept 16th 1.30 p.m. Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom
Meet at Shoulder of Mutton car park
Holcombe is historic with a famed ,old and well kept hostelry. Renowned years ago for its sporting traditions of hunting, cock fighting and notorious ‘wakes’ which drew the countryside for miles around
Paths may be uneven.
Leader - John Ireland 01706 822730