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 1: Edgeside Park & Fearns Hall Circuit

loop-oneA valley side walk mainly on the roads and through Edgeside Park, with panoramic views of the valley around Waterfoot. One steep descent to the A681 Newchurch Road.

Starting Point: Waterfoot Car Park. Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.4km. Direction: Clockwise

From the main car park in Waterfoot turn left along the main A681 Newchurch Road towards Bacup. At the junction of Townsend St / St John’s St, turn left and follow Loop 1 waymarkers. On your return to the main A681 turn right and follow the road to return to the main car park in Waterfoot.