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Head for the Hills takes place at Ramsbottom Cricket Ground in the centre of the beautiful north-west town of Ramsbottom.

The festival from the air

Where is Ramsbottom?

The town lies within the Metropolitan Borough of Bury in Greater Manchester. It is located along the course of the River Irwell and the M66 motorway, in a deep valley amongst the West Pennine Moors, 4 miles from Bury and 12 miles from Manchester.

Where is the cricket ground?

The cricket ground is located at the edge of the town centre, just a few minutes walk from town centre car parking, bus stops, and the famous East Lancashire Railway.

East Lancashire Railway

Travelling to the festival


By public transport

Metrolink operate a regular tram service from Manchester city centre to Bury, and frequent buses run from Bury to Ramsbottom.

By car

Ramsbottom is near junction 1 of the M66.

Parking in Ramsbottom

Please note that there is no parking at the festival site itself, and only limited parking in Ramsbottom. You can find a list of car parks in Ramsbottom here.


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