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A lock on the Littleborough canal.
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About Littleborough and the Pennine villages

Inspiration

  1. In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.
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  2. Ellenroad Engine House
    Built in 1892 on the banks of the River Beal, the Ellenroad cotton mill produced fine cotton yarn using mule spinning.
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  3. Littleborough Coach House
    A Grade 2 Listed building of architectural and historical interest within an important conservation area.
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  4. Walk in the park by Ed Swinden
    High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway.
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  5. A map of the Bib Knowl Walk
    Looking towards Rochdale, the area known as Lake Bank can be seen. It has developed into the popular entertainment centre for Hollingworth Lake. and an important centre for water sports.
  6. 2 miles from Newhey, the 6 reservoirs in the Piethorne Valley are surrounded by open moorland.
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  7. Horse riding in the South Peninnes and the beautiful Hollingworth Lake Country Park.Providing recreational and educational facilities.Horses and Ponies to suit all abilities.Hacks/lessons, Birthday parties,” pony for the day”.Riding for the Disable
  8. A map of the Schofield Hall Walk
    From Rakewood Road a good view is available down the lake’s embankment and out into Ealees Valley.
  9. The Pennine Bridleway is the country's first National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers, and walkers, and it passes through the rugged Pennine hills near Littleborough.
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