Welcome to the  Mary Towneley Loop CX, a 75km long bridleway loop named in honour of Lady Mary Towneley who campaigned tirelessly to open up our landscape for recreational use. Now Lady Towneley had a horse, however we’re challenging you to complete the loop on cyclocross bikes. A challenge indeed with the cobbles, setts, packhorse […]

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We have just wrapped up the inaugural Mary Towneley Loop CX and are already thinking about next year. We’ll be back with more information as soon as the event goes live.

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The event headquarters is located here: Watergrove Reservoir, Ramsden Road, Wardle, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, OL12 9LB And the lovely folks at Rochdale Tourist Information can assist with your accommodation needs by looking here http://www.visitrochdale.com There is ample car parking at Watergrove Reservoir.



FINEST EVENT FOOD Not only do we feed you Clifbar during the event we also have the finest pre and post event food and drink for you too. The Porkery will be there with their hog roast from their own hand reared pigs. Don’t worry if you’re vegetarian, we’ve not forgotten you and will have meat […]

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A gallery of photographs from the 2015 Mary Towneley Loop photographs taken by photographer extraordinaire Joolze Dymond can be found here If you wish to own one of these beautiful pictures just email Joolze at info@joolzedymond.com

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