Transport to/from the Mary Towneley Loop
For access to the Mary Towneley Loop, the Calder Vale line between York, Selby, Leeds, Bradford and Manchester serves Rochdale, Smithy Bridge, Littleborough, Walsden, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd. Trains operate every 30 minutes from Monday to Saturday and hourly in the evenings and on Sundays.
Blackpool stops at Hebden Bridge and Burnley
The service from Scarborough to Blackpool stops at Hebden Bridge and Burnley. This service calls at Preston, Blackburn, Accrington and other stations. This service runs hourly during the week. The East Lancashire line from Preston and Blackburn stops at Burnley and Colne. Trains run on an hourly basis.
Whitworth, Waterfoot and Lumb and Holme Chapel
There are buses to Whitworth, Waterfoot and Lumb and Holme Chapel from Accrington, Burnley and Rochdale on an hourly or half hourly basis.
Please use the download below to access a table showing all the parking available on the Trail. Horse riders who are not local to the Pennine Bridleway will need to use their own transport or make arrangements with one of the horse transporters listed within the services button. There are a number of car parks along the trail that are suitable for short stay horsebox parking. For longer stays, many of the farmhouse accommodation providers are able to arrange parking for several days at a time. Look out for the horsebox symbol under the accommodation listings.