An introduction to North Lancashire Circular Tour
A significant part of Ribble Valley countryside is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From the River Ribble to the Bowland Fells, the area is the perfect destination for immersing oneself in stunning scenery
According to the Office of National Statistics on a scale of 0 to 10, Ribble Valley residents scored an average of 8.30 when asked by government surveyors about how happy they felt.
This compared with an average of 7.56 for the rest of the country.
Set in breathtaking countryside with the town of Clitheroe at its heart, the Ribble Valley has become a desirable place to live and has also become a destination for 'foodies' keen to sample what is on offer on the menus at the variety of award winning pubs and eateries.
Pick up points.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.NameAddressAdswoodOld Greyhound, first bus stop on Councillor Lane
AdswoodAltrinchamBus stop o/s Barrington Pub on Stamford New Road
AltrinchamBramhallfirst bus stop on Moss Lane
BramhallBredburyoutside library on George Lane
BredburyBrinningtonlay by opp the old Farmers Arms, Brinnington Rd
BrinningtonBurnage Fog Lanebus stop on Fog Lane jnc with Kingsway
BurnageCheadle BullocksBullocks Garage, Stockport Road
CheadleCheadle Hulme Church Innbus stop by Church Inn on Ravenoak Road
Cheadle HulmeCheadle Hulme Hilmaoutside Adeona Travel, 16 Station Road
Cheadle HulmeCheadle Hulme Smithybus stop on Gill Bents Road opp shops
Cheadle HulmeDialstone LaneJnc of Lisburne Lane just prior to Cherrytree LaneDidsburybus stop outside Cafe Nero, Wilmslow Road
DidsburyEdgeleycorner of Dale Street and Edgeley Road near
Alexandra Park,EdgeleyGatleybus stop opp Gatley Green Tesco
GatleyHandforth Paddockbus stop Paddock Precinct
HandforthHawk GreenBus stop on Windlehurst Lane opp Barnsfold RoadHazel Grove Park & RideA6 just past ent to Park & Ride under the bridgeHeald Green Librarybus stop opposite side of road to the Library.
Heald GreenHeald Green Social Clubbus stop opp side to social club, Finney Lane
Heald GreenHeaton Chapeloutside Ribbons & Bows, 15 School Lane
Heaton ChapelHeaton Moorbus stop on Thornfield Road outside hairdressers,
opp side of road to old Natwest Bank.Heaton MoorHigh LaneBus stop past Red Lion Pub opp High Lane LibraryMarpleRegent Cinema, Stockport Road
MarpleNorthendenopp Methodist Church, Palatine Road
NorthendenOffertonbus stop near Fingerpost Pub on Dialstone Road
OffertonParrswoodbus stop underneath railway bridge, Wilmslow Road
ParrswoodReddishbus lay by outside Houldsworth Pub,
Houldsworth Sq,ReddishRomileyoutside Romiley Arms, opp Railway Stn,
Stockport Road,RomileySouth Reddishbus stop opp Carousel Pub, Reddish Road
South ReddishStockportBus Station, Stand A
Stockport, ***OBSERVE 5 MPH Speed Limit***TimperleyThorley Lane car park
TimperleyWilmslow Chapel Lanejnc of Chapel Lane / Buckingham Road.
WilmslowWilmslow Green Lanebus stop on Green Lane opp flats
WilmslowWoodleySt Marks Church, Redhouse Lane
WoodleyWythenshawe ForumBus layby in front of Forum Centre, Wythenshawe
Not Bus Station
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From £22.95 pp