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Littleborough & Hollingworth Lake

Tunshill Lane Loop
Starting from Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre this walk takes you under the M62 at Castle Hill and along Tunshill Lane to the transmitter. After joining the Pennine Way at Castle Shaw, the route takes you on a footbridge high over the M62, and north to the Roman Road near Blackstone Edge. From Lydgate the path slopes down through fields and back to Hollingworth Lake.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW.
 
Distance
8.5 miles/13.5km
Height Gain
m
Grade
Cycle Grade
OS Map Number
OS Explorer map 21 (South Pennines) Or OS Explorer map 277 (Manchester & Salford)
Car (Parking)
Stiles
Steps
Circular
Linear
Start Point
Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre SE080149
Nearest Town
Littleborough
Public Transport
Bus 528 Halifax to Rochdale calls at Littleborough – Centrebus 0843 289 5135. TFGM www.tfgm.com or 0161 244 1000.
Toilets on Route
At Visitor Centre
Nearest Refreshments
At Hollingworth Lake or shops and cafes in Littleborough
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