Hadfield is a former textile mill town with a traditional high street of small independent shops and cafés stretching down the hill from the railway station and town hall.
Hadfield is the final destination on the line from Manchester Piccadilly. Train journeys to Hadfield station take 38 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly are operated by Northern Trains Ltd. Find up to date ticket and timetable information here.
The nearest bus stops to the station can be found at the top of Station Road near the car park entrance. Information about bus services at Hadfield can be found by calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visiting their website: www.traveline.info
Details of local taxi firms can be found on the Onward Travel posters displayed at the station.
The Longdendale Trail starts in Hadfield, just 150 yards from the station, offering views of the moors, the Longdendale valley and its reservoirs. It’s a long-distance trail following the former Woodhead railway line with shallow gradients and a smooth surface, making it popular with families and cyclists. There are numerous ways to create a shorter, circular walk from the trail.
The Hadfield and Padfield Heritage Trail offers a series of 25 interpretation panels on its route which highlight historic and social interest along the way. One of the panels is outside the station ticket office at the station.
A downloadable walk to Longdendale from Hadfield station is available here.
Friends of Hadfield Station
The small group of volunteers at Hadfield work hard all year to keep it looking its best. Bumblebee friendly hexagonal planters are looked after by local schoolchildren and flowerbeds flourish at the station and in the car park.
Look for the maps showing how to access the nearby Longdendale Trail, the illustrated history board showing how the railway influenced Hadfield and the panel for the Hadfield and Padfield Heritage Trail.