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Guided circular walks held on the third Sunday of the month between May and September, see individual walks for the start times.  


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.

Sunday May 21st 2 p.m.

An Historical Saunter around the Centre of Ramsbottom

Learn about the development and changing face of Ramsbottom. Leader Andrew Todd, local historian. Very informative and entertaining. 

Location Outside Grant Arms , Market Place, Ramsbottom

Sunday July 16th  2 p.m.

Village link walk via Nangreaves and Grant's tower ruin

A 2 mile walk via Mount Pleasant 'factory village ' and remains of Grants Tower ,ending at Park Farm. Lift back to start or circular walk.

Leaders - Jon and Barbara Williams

Paths may be uneven, stout shoes are required.

Location: Junction of Rowlands Road and Walmersley Road, Bury

Sunday August 20th 2 p.m.

Ramsbottom Mill, The largest in the Irwell Valley, Guided Walk

An in depth historical walk looking at the history of this

important mill. The earliest mill in Ramsbottom built in 1802

Paths may be uneven and stout shoes are required.  

Led by Kate Slingsby 


Location: Meet Outside Ramsbottom Railway Station





Sunday September 17th 2 p.m.

Title Village link walk Greenmount to Walshaw

2-3 mile Country walk using part of Kirklees trail looking at the heritage of railway and mills. Lift back to start available

Paths may be uneven and stout shoes are required.   

Leaders - Jon and Barbara Williams

Location Greenmount Old School, Brandlesholme Road, Greenmount

Summer Walks 2017

These were the walks for 2017 - Check back in a few months for the 2018 walks