We meet Bolton bus station to catch the 471 bus to Bury at 11.18 (stand D) arriving in Bury at 11.48 where we will visit Trackside, Bolton Street Station BL9 0EY for a beer. Anyone travelling straight to Bury can meet us here. If there is time we will call at the Thirsty Fish, Unit 1A Princess Parade, BL9 0EY, new microbar, which opened in June.
Catch the Rosso bus 481/482/483, stand C, at 12.51 from Bury bus station to arrive in Rawtenstall at 13.21. We will visit the following venues in Rawtenstall.
Northern whisper Tap, 18 New Church Road, BB4 7QX
Casked, 16 Bury Road, BB4 6AA, 5 changing ales
Buffer Stops, Bury road, BB4 6AG located on the platform of Rawtenstall station, 4 changing ales + 1 regular; Outstanding Piston Broke
Hop Micro Pub, 70 Bank Street, BB4 8EG, 6 changing ales + 1 regular; Deeply Vale Hop
If anyone is thinking of joining us on route and need to find out where we are call Gill 07967585670
A day ticket can be purchased on bus 471 for £5.60 allowing travel within Greater Manchester. The cost of the Rosso bus from Bury to Rawtenstall will depend on the number of people travelling together. 2 people for £8.00 or 5 people for £10 which is good value.