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Rochdale Canal

from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge., Rochdale, England
+44 1706 813170
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Nice walk

I live near the canal ando in all seasons it's a very pleasant walk It doesn't just start and stop... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Mick H
,
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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A mix of scenery along Rochdale's Route 66

The towpath through Rochdale is Route 66 (honestly). Usually the path is OK to walk along. It... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
angelaofcastleton
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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“tow path” (3 reviews)
“lovely stroll” (2 reviews)
“dog walkers” (2 reviews)
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from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge., Rochdale, England
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I live near the canal ando in all seasons it's a very pleasant walk It doesn't just start and stop in Rochdale,it's quite a few miles lono and talks in surrounding towns Not enough bins along the route and so rubbish is and dog poo...More

Thank Mick H
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The towpath through Rochdale is Route 66 (honestly). Usually the path is OK to walk along. It passes through old industrial, rural and commercial scenery and is very varied. Along the way there are many opportunities to go to a cafe or pub for something...More

Thank angelaofcastleton
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Walking or cycling I just cannot believe this beautiful strip of water runs through Rochdale. I walk the canal all year and no matter when I go there is always another view to see. Another life springing forward. If ever you are in Rochdale head...More

Thank Ray W
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice for a walk during summer. Nice and clean place always great for a short cut to places. A lot of dog walkers and cycling activities going on all the time.

Thank Lordyousaf
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A good level walk. There was a good choice of venues at Sowerby Bridge. You will be as quiet as you want.

Thank Harry A
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The walkj on the canal from smithybridge to walsden is really lovely. You can always get the train back if it proves too much. There is a lovely tea room just after summit called the waterfall.

Thank Catherine W
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We hired a canal narrow boat from Hebden Bridge and chugged our way to Sowerby Bridge for Lunch at the local Wetherspoons. Unfortunately the weather was typical summer cold and wet but the scenery was great. Really peaceful trip not too strenuous anf just three...More

Thank Catpickle
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

we parked at Littleboro Railway Station then strolled to Todmorden, along the tow path, it took just over 2hrs, had lunch, then jumped on train back! about 6 n half mile....

Thank Ian T
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Defenetly good day out walking with friends along the canal. Could do with a little, besides this it was perfect

Thank Lordyousaf
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was my first visit to Rochdale town centre to see the opening of the Rochdale Canal in the centre, it is very impressive and a really good addition to the wonderful square which also has the very impressive Town Hall.

Thank June D
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