Healey Dell Guide Map

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THE TWIN BRIDGES

An original bridge which carried the railway and its Siamese twin. Read more about how the bridges came to be.

THE RAILWAYS

Walk along Station Road and this will take you to Broadley Station which has the only surviving platform with building foundations on the Rochdale to Bacup line. Read More.

BROADLEY WOOD MILL

Built on a stream, a mill that was made of four buildings. One of the earliest to abandon water power in favour of steam...

STONE RUBBING MILL

Local legend has it that the stone from this mill was used in the making of Trafalgar Square in London...

LODGES AND WATERWAYS

Today, water in the Dell is a valuable resource for wildlife. Many plants and animal species depend on it.

FAIRIES CHAPEL

It all started on a wild night in 1180 where a witch summoned the rightful heir to the Earl, but the ring to prove his rights had been stolen...

TH'OWD MILL I'TH THRUTCH

Although little remains of Th'Owd Mill I'th Thrutch, the gullies and channels which once took water to the waterwheel, are now an ideal home to the Dipper...

FOLKLORE

Normally you are told that you need an adult to help you with things, but for this you definitely do not! Grownups normally forget how to see fairies, and because of this they don’t normally show themselves when they’re around.

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