Take a look at the footprints that people have left
Follow in their footsteps, from Mesolithic people of 9,000 years BC to Blind Jack of Knaresborough building the turnpike roads, and witness first-hand how the National Trust is preserving this rich landscape today.
Audio Trail Files
Starting Point: Marsden train station (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SE045118)
Distance: 6.9 miles / 11.1 km
Allow: 4 hours 30 mins
Map: OS Explorer 21 – South Pennines
Terrain: A mixture of tracks, rough moorland and flagged paths comprising both ascents, descents and stiles
Nearest town: Marsden
Travel info: By train to Marsden Station on the line between Huddersfield and Manchester, trains approximately one per hour; by the 184 bus from Oldham or Huddersfield, one per hour or local service from Huddersfield; by car on the A62 going east from Manchester and Oldham or west from Leeds and Huddersfield; from further afield via the M62 junctions 22 or 23.
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