Today, for the first time in 40 years, a bus service started operating to the popular and spectacular beauty spot.
The new half-hourly Sunday and Bank Holiday bus service launch coincides with the 125th anniversary of the Winter Hill Trespass, where Boltonians marched on the very same moors fighting for rights enjoy the countryside.
The new service means the popular Bolton attraction will now be more accessible to more people to enjoy.
Bolton and South Lancashire Community Partnership was instrumental in the launch of the new service, which extends the 575 service to the beauty spot.
Chairman of the Partnership Paul Salveson said: “Rivington is one of the most popular attractions in the North-West yet it is has no public transport.
“This new and experimental service will mean that people without a car can visit this lovely place, but also avoids the hassle of finding somewhere to park if you have a car.
“The service runs each Sunday, every half hour and TfGM concessions are valid. It’s a joint…