Longdendale Trail

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Longdendale Trail
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The Longdendale Trail
Length 10.5 km (6.5 mi)
Location East Midlands, England
Trailheads Hadfield, Derbyshire
Woodhead Tunnel
Use Hiking, cycling, horse-riding
Hiking details
Season All year

Coordinates: 53°28′45″N 1°54′53″W / 53.47930°N 1.91469°W / 53.47930; -1.91469 Longdendale Trail is an English long-distance trail which follows the alignment of the former Woodhead railway line which used to run between Manchester and Sheffield (and closed east of Hadfield in 1981). It has shallow gradients and a smooth surface that makes it popular with families and cyclists.

The Longdendale Trail, which opened in May 1992, forms part of the longer Trans Pennine Trail, NCR 62, that runs from coast to coast across the UK (Liverpool to Hull).

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