Short 5k walk through woodland near River Medlock designed as part of the Gallery Oldham Bryophytes project
Starting at the car park at Park Bridge Heritage Centre, this walk takes you into the woods, and to a viewpoint overlooking the Medlock Valley, there are exciting mosses throughout the woods under the trees and on the soil banks. The trail then heads down into the valley again to follow the riverbank before heading along a road towards Park Bridge and up a hill. Eventually, you reach a moss-covered Stone bridge. Here you can follow the trail past a picnic spot beside rocky outcrops and ruins. Then at the broken bridge, follow a narrow trail alongside the Medlock take note of the moss is growing underneath the trees and on the rocks. You may even notice some succulent sphagnum mosses on the riverbank.
For more information see: https://www.tameside.gov.uk/parkbridge
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