901 Burrs Country Park

Bury may not the first place you'd think of for white-water kayaking, but at Burrs, on the River Irwell, experts don't just practice among little waterfalls and rocks, they go straight over the weir in a spectacular flurry of foam.

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LOCATION: Bury
START: Burrs Country Park, signed from A58. Waterwheel sculpture car park, just past playground, more parking near chimney
Grid ref: SD801124 Postcode: BL8 1BU
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
GRADE: Easy
TIME: 3.0 hours
MAP: Explorer - Manchester & Salford Landranger 109
REFRESHMENTS: Brown Cow & Garsdale
EN ROUTE: Irwell Sculpture Trail, Milney Moss, Brandlesholme Old Hall, Kerklees Brook, Holcombe Brook, Woolfold Viaduct


This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

   
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