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Great Photographic Locations on the ELR

Capture memories to treasure forever!

Take a trip along our photogenic 12 mile line and experience the thrill of capturing the perfect shot, from the carefully composed pic that took hours of preparation to the lucky snap. Our journeys provide plenty of opportunities to record unforgettable memories and experiences.

Take in the sweeping hills between Bury and Ramsbottom and the stolid Peel Tower that dominates the landscape, or journey up to Heywood and enjoy natural woodland and overgrown viaducts, there is no lack of beautiful vistas whichever journey you decide on. For more information on likely photo spots, download our Photographers Line Guide.

Photography Courses

Learn how to take the best photos you can, improve your existing skillset or simply enjoy a structured day of snapping shots along the East Lancashire Railway. Find out more here.

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