How to get here

By train

Marsden train station is located in the centre of the village, adjacent to the National Trust estate office

By road

The Marsden Moor estate covers the area around Marsden village, between the A640 and the A635.To access the north of Marsden Moor take the A640 Huddersfield-Rochdale road. For Marsden and the heart of the moor take the A62 Huddersfield-Oldham road. To access the south take the A635 Holmfirth-Manchester road

Parking: free -- including Marsden village (not National Trust), Buckstones and Wessenden Head

By foot

The Pennine Way takes you from the Peak District National Park up to the Scottish borders and runs north to south through the estate. Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath passes through Marsden, offering lovely scenery along the way. It is a 3 mile walk from the town of Slaithwaite and 4 miles over the moor from the village of Diggle

By ferry

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal travels for 20 miles from Huddersfield to Ashton under Lyne, passing through Marsden and under the Standedge Tunnel; the longest of its kind in the UK. The Standedge Tunnel is only open at certain times during the year. Anyone wanting to book passage should contact British Waterways on 0113 281 6860 or email them. For more information click here

By bus

Regular buses to Marsden: take the 350, 352 or 365 from Huddersfield, or, the 184 from Oldham

By cycle

The Pennine Bridleway starts in Derbyshire and runs along the west side of Marsden Moor, through to the South Pennines

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