There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable

Ramsbottom is a lively market town nestled in the heart of the Irwell Valley and is a must-visit destination with its fine array of shops, cafés and pubs.

View of Ramsbottom from Holcombe Hill
Caption: View of Ramsbottom from Holcombe Hill
Caption: Irwell Works Brewery

The town has a lively community and there is always something going on from weekly markets to renowned festivals.

Ramsbottom has established itself as a shoppers delight with a range of wonderful shops to peruse including independent boutiques, quirky gift shops and highly acclaimed stores selling local produce.

Picturesque Lancashire countryside is waiting to be explored just a short walk from the town centre, whether it’s a riverside amble or a steep climb up Holcombe Hill.

After all that walking refreshments are a must and there is no shortage of award winning pubs in Ramsbottom. Pursuers of real ale will love the Irwell Works Brewery located just off Market Street.

Five Fantastic Things to See and Do in Ramsbottom

    1. Nuttall Park
    2. Holcombe Hill
    3. Irwell Sculpture Trail
    4. Shopping
    5. Irwell Works Brewery

To find out about what's happening in and around Ramsbottom, visit the Visit Bury website.


For information on Fares from Ramsbottom, please download the below PDF document.


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