Loop 2: Cowpe & Boarsgreave
The Cowpe Valley is a Rossendale in miniature, and this walk follows the road along the valley with a short ascent above Boarsgreave to the lower section of Rooley Moor Road.
Starting Point: Waterfoot Car Park. Distance: 2.5 miles / 4km. Direction: Anti Clockwise
From the main car park in Waterfoot, turn left, cross the main A681 and turn right into Cowpe Road passing Waterfoot Health Centre. Follow Cowpe Road until you reach Kearns Mill. Then continue to follow the Loop 2 waymarkers. On your return to the main A681, turn left and either walk back to the starting point in Waterfoot or jump on the A464 bus.