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.


Loop 8: Britannia to Shawforth

loop-eightA short walk in Shawforth mainly on hard surfacing, following an old lane and returning along the course of the old railway line.

Starting Point: Britannia Greenway Car Park. Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.5km. Direction: Anti Clockwise

Exit at the rear of the car park and follow the Loop 8 waymarkers. Returning by the NCN cycle route 92, continue to follow the main road until you return back to the car park.