Travelling to Rossendale couldn’t be easier. Situated in the heart of England’s North West Rossendale is centrally located for Lancashire, Yorkshire, Merseyside and Cheshire.

There are excellent transport connections for both UK and international visitors with three airports just an hour away, whilst the M65, M62 and M66 bring in visitors from across the country. For the most up-to-date travel information by bus, coachor train visit Traveline orcall 0871 200 22 33.

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Loop 6: Cutler & Height Barn Lane

loop-sixThis valley side walk is on roads and farm tracks along a line of farms with views overlooking Stubbylee Park.

Starting Point: Stacksteads Car Park. Distance: 3 miles / 5km. Direction: Anti Clockwise

From Stacksteads Car Park turn left, cross the main A681 and follow signs for the Stacksteads Recreation Ground (using the lane between Rose N Bowl and J B Carpets). Continue to follow the Loop 6 waymarkers. As you return back to the main road – Newline (A6056), turn left, continue along the main road as it joins the A681 Newchurch Rd and return to Stacksteads car park. Alternatively jump on the hourly 465 service on Newline or the 464 service from Newchurch Road (every 10 mins).