Burrs Country Park and a post Pride ride on a steam train
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Join us for this dog friendly walk and a trip on a steam train. Taking in the woods and riverways of Burrs country park on the way to Ramsbottom. We will return to Burrs and jump on Bury Pride's first ever rainbow steam train complete with entertainment! The steam train departs from Bury at 4pm, goes up to Rawtenstall and then back to Bury. Please bring £8 for the ticket.
Why not make a weekend of it and join OutdoorLads for Bury Pride the day before? See the event page here.
What to bring
Water: bring at least a litre
Medicines: if you have hay fever, diabetes, minor ailments etc.
Rucksack: or any other bag
Footwear: hiking boots, sturdy trainers or wellies
Layered clothing: lets you quickly adapt to changes in the weather and body temperature. Go for a base layer (vest or t-shirt) and a mid layer (a micro fleece or shirt) and in cooler weather add an outer layer (a windproof jacket or thick fleece)
Trousers: ideally not jeans which become heavy and cold in the rain, breathable fabrics are more comfortable and dry and on warm days shorts are OK
Waterproof jacket: breathable fabrics are more comfortable and dry
Hat or cap: stay warm in winter and shaded in summer
Sunglasses: for any sunny day, even in winter
Sun cream: can be useful even on cloudy and winter days
Snacks: bring biscuits, energy bars, gels, bananas, chocolate or dried fruit for example and put them somewhere easy to get hold of
Lunch: bring a packed lunch unless otherwise stated
Food & drink
Please bring lunch and a drink