652 Bugsworth Tramway

History comes to life when you follow the stone sleepers of Bugsworth's Peak Forest Tramway. There's more history at Chapel Milton with its double railway viaduct and ancient chapel, then a final climb up Eccles Pike will blow the cobwebs away.

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LOCATION: East of Whaley Bridge
START: Bugsworth Basin, signed from A6, park near Navigation Inn
Grid ref: SK023822 Postcode: SK237NJ
DISTANCE: 6 (or 4) miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
REFRESHMENTS: Navigation Inn & Cross Keys
EN ROUTE: Lidgate cottages, Buxworth

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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