Smithy Bridge Railway Station serves the village of Smithy Bridge and Hollingworth Lake. There is a beautiful canal walk just outside of the station that takes you in the direction of either Littleborough or Rochdale with some gorgeous views along the way.
The station is a ten minute walk to the beautiful Hollingworth Lake Country Park. This much-loved beauty spot offers a wide range of facilities for all ages, making it the ideal place for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. You can soak in the stunning scenery, have a picnic, enjoy the many eating and drinking establishments or do watersports, discover wildlife in the nature reserve or just enjoy a relaxing walk around the picturesque lake.
Whether you visit the Calder Valley to explore some of the most beautiful countryside or to discover our fabulous attractions you can guarantee that you are never far away from somewhere to relax whether that’s grabbing a coffee, eating lunch or sitting on a bench having a picnic.