Rail Ale Trail:
Burrs Country Park & RamsbottomDoes 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.
Journey into the depths of the Irwell Valley and pay a visit to the railway’s latest station at the beautiful Burrs Country Park, as well as the pretty town of Ramsbottom. This tour will see you explore both destinations whilst learning about the history that surrounds them and sampling some of their best pubs, bars and ales.