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This traffic-free route has a mostly smooth, level surface maing it suitable for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility, as well as families with small children and pushchairs. 

This project was launched by the Friends of the Trans Pennine Trail following a donation from the legacy of Pat and Bryan Allison to male it accessible.

🅿️You can get onto the Longdendale Trail at Platt Street, Hadfield and Torside Car Park. We parked all of thembut  at Torside car park and found this the best one SK13 1JF

🚻Toilet at Torside Radar key toilets

🌊Reservoir and a waterfall

Wide gates, accessible path and toilets, large carpark, seats along the route.

The path leads from the car park.

There is Four sound boxes with recordings by Brian Blessed OBE. Themes covered include; history, water, environment and accessibility.

There is a good view point and information sign along the route.

Good wide paths, we continued further along the trail too all the way up to Woodhead Railway station and managed with a terrain wheelchair. We walked a short section towards Middle Black clough but it was not wheelchair accessible so we turned back. 

Former Woodhead railway tunnels.

The Woodhead Tunnels are three parallel trans-Pennine 3-mile long railway tunnels on the Woodhead Line, a former major rail link from Manchester to Sheffield. The return route is via the same way.

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