Rail Ale Trail: Hike for Your Hops
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.
Pull on those walking boots and have that mac at the ready, this guided Rail Ale Trail will tour both the great outdoors and great pubs! A steady climb up Holcombe Hill will surely work up a thirst and what better way to refresh than with a fine ale or two and a hearty lunch.
WHAT DOES THE DAY INCLUDE?
Hike for Your Hops Rail Ale Trail tours include*;
- A Freedom of the Line ticket on the East Lancashire Railway
- 4 – 5 hour tour of the area and its pubs with a qualified Blue or Green Badge Guide
- Pub lunch
- Souvenir bottle of ale
* Please see individual tour descriptions on the East Lancashire Railway website for any additional details.
* Meet in The Trackside Pub on Platform 2 of Bury Bolton Street Station
Please see Important Information on the Rail Ale Trail Guided Tours page for booking guidance.
The Rail Ale Trail is open to over 18′s only.