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Pioneers Round

Gtr Manchester, Lancashire

32 km / 20 miles
A route devised to mark the 150th anniversary of the Co-operative Movement, starts from Toad Lane, the birthplace of the movement and takes in Healey Dell, Watergrove Reservoir, Hollingworth Lake, Milnrow and the Rochdale Canal.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SD896136 - Rochdale, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Rochdale Pioneers Museum Pioneers Round Booklet

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Pioneers Round  (Rochdale Pioneers Museum )


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OS Landranger Active 109
OS Explorer 21, 277
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Route Profile:

26.3 km (16.3 miles)
517 m (1,696 ft) ascent
305 m (1,001 ft)  maximum height

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