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Guided Rail Ale Trail - Summerseat & Ramsbottom1

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    A classic Rail Ale Trail tour!

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that the area is home to.

    On the Summerseat & Ramsbottom Guided Rail Ale Trail you will enjoy a Blue Badge guided tour through the beautiful Irwell Valley, stopping at scenic Summerseat and Ramsbottom. Listen to stories that have stood the test of time, sample some of the local drinking spots and tuck into a hearty pub lunch at the Hamers Arms.

    Ticket price includes a full line return ticket, tour from a Blue or Green Badge Guide, a complimentary bottle of ale and a pub lunch.

    Tour Type: Classic
    Start: 11.23am from Bury Bolton Street Station
    Finish: Between 4pm - 5pm
    Service: 11.50am Steam (Blue Timetable)
    Lunch: Hamers Arms
    Cost: £33.50
    Walking Grade: 2

    GradeAmount/Type of Walking
    1 Walking on pavements in local villages
    2 Walking 10 – 20 minutes between pubs, walking on pavements and hills in local villages
    3 Hiking involved, steep hills, 20 minutes – 1 hour walk

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    • Summerseat & Ramsbottom Rail Ale Trail

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      Pre-booking is essential and early booking is recommended. To make a booking simply select one of the following options:

      Telephone: 0161 764 7790
      (daily 10am - 4pm)

      Pop into our Information Office
      Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY (daily 10am - 4pm)

      See our Terms and Conditions. Online booking fees apply. Payment can be made by credit or debit card or cash. Cash payments can be made at Bury Bolton Street Station only.

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    • Photo: Free bottle of local ale!
      Rail Ale Trail

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