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Great walk spoiled by one obstacle.

A few dedicated people have put a lot of time and effort to make this pathway open to all with... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
DisgustedGreayHarwoo
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
A great place for a walk - super views.

We walked along the viaduct this weekend, with great views of the river and hills surrounding it... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Honestguests
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 Aug 2018
“Great walk spoiled by one obstacle.”
8 May 2018
“A great place for a walk - super views.”
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Martholme Martholme Lane, Great Harwood BB6 7UJ, England
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

A few dedicated people have put a lot of time and effort to make this pathway open to all with picnic tables and disabled access,it would be great if the path was opened up over the viaduct so that people can access from both ends...More

1  Thank DisgustedGreayHarwoo
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We walked along the viaduct this weekend, with great views of the river and hills surrounding it. Would recommend wearing good footwear and if you don't like heights, take someone with you! Also, while there, call at the house Martholme, by the bottom of Martholme...More

2  Thank Honestguests
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Walking along the old railway line with Alfie, for the 1st time since we used to play when we were kids some 50 odd years ago. Remembering the day that a train trundled along, sending us scuttling down the embankment to get out of the...More

2  Thank daveprice009
Reviewed 11 February 2018

You must see it once in your life because of the views . And the walk will do you good . It a pice of local engineering history .

1  Thank C4988JM
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were taken to the viaduct on a led walk by one of our group members. It is a superbly preserved structure in an attractive setting.

2  Thank PenworthamWalker
Reviewed 13 January 2018

It is time that this pathway was opened up all the way to allow access to make it a complete fruit so that there will be accses for all on either side.

1  Thank DisgustedGreayHarwoo
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This path is the only part of a pathway which goes a long way on either side there seems to be no proper reason why it should not open,the path on either side has been upgraded and used by a lot of people and it...More

4  Thank DisgustedGreayHarwoo
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Railway Heritage Trust announced on 28 July that they had awarded a grant of £20,000 to SUSTRANS to repair and open up Martholme Viaduct. People can now fully explore this wonderful piece of Britain's industrial and transport heritage - construction started in 1870 and...More

Thank NMarshall
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a pity that access is highly restricted.. sometimes only twice a year. Apparently the bridge is owned by the caravan site, who have it as an insurance risk. Still a nice area for walks along the rest of the old railway lines. Great for...More

1  Thank nick b
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The martholme viaduct is al lovely pieces of scenery . Very easy to take some great pictures there would completely recommend

Thank Fioja27
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donald1501
4 July 2018|
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Response from PenworthamWalker | Reviewed this property |
As your previous correspondent advised. Or visit the Gamecock on Whalley Road if you are going for a drink or meal.
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