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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Area: Greater Manchester

'We are one of the most well established and successful Walking Clubs in the area. Our Club is totally self-governing and independent and does not form part of any national organisation, and as a r ...
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Category Trafford

'We offer a programme of guided walks every four weeks. A coach is provided to take the group to a selected location and to bring us back at the end of the day. We usually have four walks which are ...
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Category Wigan

'You can sample any of the walks listed before joining the club. Try us out!'


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Category Tameside

'We'll introduce you to walks you may not know and in turn you can offer us your favourites. Choose an easy-going walk to see how you like it and move up to greater challenges later if you wish.'...
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Category Bolton

[1] Rural walks in Bolton - - - [2] Egerton and Harwood footpaths - - - : [3]] Sm ...
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Category Bolton

'Burrs features a wide variety of different wildlife habitats - woodland, open space, wetland, ponds and waterways. The park is a great place to visit, an ideal spot for a range of activit ...
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Category Bury

'The Club offers walks on 4 different days with 5 groups covering a range of distances, ascents and for different abilities, ranging from easier ambles of 3-4 miles up to strenuous 15 mile hikes.'< ...
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Category Bury

'Enjoy a walk through the surrounding picturesque woodland and along the Peak Forest Canal before stopping for refreshments inside the beautiful chapel. The wonderful new information trail around t ...
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Category Stockport

'There are many paths that cross Crompton Moor. Some paths are desire lines (a path developed as people walk), and there are several public footpaths.'


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Category Oldham

Fancy a walk? 'We've put together three walks showing you the different faces of Haigh Country Park. Download them (free) ... :  [1] Green and Blue Walking Trails - - - : [2] Red Walking Trail - - ...
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Category Wigan

'Walks' include: [1] Three mile sight-seeing walk - - - : [2] Hazlitt Wood - - - : [3] One mile walk.


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Category Manchester

'There is an organised walk of 8-12 miles every Sunday (except when a weekend away has been organised). On Wednesdays there is a 8-12 mile every 2 weeks and a shorter easier walk the other 2 weeks. ...
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Category Stockport

Information and advice on fifteen parks around the Borough plus details of a 2 mile 'Parks and Gardens' Walk in Rochdale Town Centre.


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Category Rochdale

'The normal meeting point for walks is Brooklands Metrolink station car park. This is at the foot of Brooklands Station Approach which is accessed from Brooklands Road close to the junctio ...
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Category Trafford

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Category Bolton

'The Country Park is set within two distinct areas - the Brushes Valley in Millbrook and smaller sites at Carrbrook, which are linked by footpaths, tracks and bridleways. Ponds and small pockets of ...
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Category Tameside

'Stockport is rich in countryside sites. Large country parks at Reddish Vale and Compstall (Etherow Country Park), smaller sites scattered throughout the Borough and the three major river valleys ( ...
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Category Stockport

'We hike all year round and members have the choice of walking on three days of the week, at four different levels of ability. Walks and hikes vary from 4 to 10 miles in length with shorter, season ...
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Category Stockport

'The Metropolitan Borough of Tameside is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in North West England. It is named after the River Tame, which flows through the borough and s ...
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Category Tameside

'At just 41 square miles Trafford is easy to get around and a short journey transports you from the urban, sporting and waterfront offer in the North of Trafford bordering Manchester to the fashion ...
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Category Trafford

'Guided walks and tours are the perfect way to discover the rich history, landscape and culture of Manchester ... Walking route around the City: a series of walks linking Manchester's parks and gre ...
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Category Manchester

'From a leisurely stroll along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath, to a hill walk in the uplands at Crompton Moor there’s something for everyone.'


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Category Oldham

'Within the grounds, a series of interpretation panels provide the visitor with information about: [1] Joseph Brotherton, Salford's first MP - - - : [2] Sir Charles Halle, founder of the Halle Orch ...
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Category Salford

'We have also produced a series of leaflets with short walks that can be undertaken by most people without much difficulty, and will reward you with views of our attractive countryside and many int ...
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Category Wigan

'Cyclists are to get a major boost as work to upgrade the towpath along the Ashton Canal begins as part of Greater Manchester's Cycle City programme.' [Canal & River Trust News (10 Feb ...
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Category Tameside

'Details of public rights of way in Bolton are kept in our Definitive Map and Statement. The "map" shows the location of the footpaths, bridleways and restricted byways that we look after. ...
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Category Bolton

'The walk is just over 50 miles around the boundaries of Bolton and is broken down into eight more manageable stages, each starting and finishing on a bus route. Indeed, getting the bus would be se ...
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Category Bolton

'... At 12:00 hrs noon on the Sunday all checkpoints will be closed down, no responsibility can be accepted for transporting any hiker to Hazel Grove after this time unless the hiker reports to a c ...
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Category Stockport

'Members of the public can attend Forum meetings as observers. If you would like to attend a Meeting please let us know at least seven days before the meeting and tell us if you would like to ask a ...
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Category Bury

'The idea of circular cruising routes is probably as old as pleasure cruising on the canals but it was not until 1965 that the term "ring" was applied to what had previously been called the Peak Fo ...
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Category Stockport

Detailed map with some forty buildings and points of interest described.


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Category Manchester

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Category Bolton

'The path starts at Hazel Grove and heads east towards Marple where you can enjoy waterside stretches along the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals and views of the River Goyt. You then begin the a ...
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Category Stockport

'The River Etherow rises on the moors east of Longdendale. Flowing via the five Longdendale reservoirs it then turns southwest through Broadbottom to join the River Goyt near Compstall. The Goyt ri ...
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Category Stockport

'The Fallowfield Loop was previously part of the old "Manchester Central Station Railway", built in the 1890s and closed in 1988 ... The line had lain derelict for many years until the lat ...
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Category Manchester

'Fred Perry is one of Stockport's most famous sons and was born in Portwood in 1909. He won the men's singles in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and was the last English men's tennis player to win Wimbledon. F ...
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Category Stockport

'Timberland Trails are a national initiative to create twelve trails in the Community Forests.'


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Category Wigan

’We want to reach non walkers, the neighbours, colleagues and friends that think a Walking Festival is boring! It’s not all about muddy boots and long hikes. We want to tap into people’s interests ...
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'Explore some of the early routes and history of Halliwell, climb the hillside to marvel at the view from Scout Road, before returning past more milestones and an ancient cross. Pause at Smithi ...
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Category Bolton

Henshaws 'provide expert care, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss, right where it's needed most. We also work with people with other disabilities and because all of this affects f ...
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Category Manchester

'The scenic walk, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) around the lake, passes a nature reserve with a bird hide in the south-western corner of the lake, in an area from which boats and watersports are excluded. The ...
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Category Rochdale

'I qualified in 1996 as a Blue Badge Guide for the North West of England. I've taken more than 96 nationalities around. These have included government ministers, academics, tourists, students, gene ...
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Category Manchester

'Jumbles Country Park was opened in 1971 following the construction of Jumbles Reservoir, and has been popular haunt with visitors ever since.'


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Category Bolton

'This initiative is a partnership between Manchester City Council; Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust's Physical Activity Referral Scheme and Public Health Development Service; Red Ro ...
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Category Manchester

'This series of guides, designed and published by the late Gordon Mills in 1998 on behalf of Marple Community Council, provides a selection of everything Marple has to offer featu ...
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Category Stockport

'For much of its length, the Middlewood Way runs close to the Macclesfield Canal, and there are many options for easy circular walks. For the more adventurous, the extensive publi ...
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Category Stockport

'We are the only Manchester guides to offer a complete programme on the history of all the city's and area's delights and sites: the Town Hall, Cathedral, Chetham's, Art Gallery, John Rylands libra ...
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Category Manchester

'The Wednesday Walkers were formed in April 1986. The circumstances regarding the formation are interesting and demonstrate how successful ventures often start from the most humble of begi ...
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Category Oldham

'Our walks are generally "easy" or "moderate" (we leave the strenuous stuff to other groups!) between 5 and 7 miles long. And we always try to include a teashop or pub stop during or after the walk ...
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'"Reflections Of the Past" is an original soundwork combining text and music, created by "Oldham Theatre Workshop" and funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, Pennine Prospects Leader Programme and Saddle ...
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Category Oldham

'The Rochdale Canal re-opened to boats in 2002 after an ambitious volunteer restoration project that brought an end to more than 50 years without through navigation. Obstacles had included ...
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Category Manchester

'This Paper will hopefully assist walkers to undertake the route with the knowledge that there are detailed directions which can be followed. However, I would strongly recommend the purchase of The ...
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Category Rochdale

'Saddleworth is a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, England. It comprises several villages and hamlets amongst the west side of the Pennine ...
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Category Oldham

'TPT route maps can be obtained from the Trans Pennine Trail Office if required.'


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Category Trafford

'1. Chapel Street Heritage Trail ... 2. The Quays Heritage Trail ... 3. Worsley Heritage Trail ... 4. Monton and Roe Green Loopline Heritage Trail'


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Category Salford

The Definitive Maps cover: [1] Claremont & Weaste - - - : [2] East Salford - - - : [3] Eccles - - - : [4] Irlam & Cadishead - - - : [5] Ordsall & Lamgworthy - - - : [6] Swinton - - - : ...
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Category Stockport

'A walk along the Etherow Valley and Tame Valley to Stockport, where it turns through Audenshaw and Droylsden and picks up the Medlock Valley to Park Bridge. From Mossley it returns via the Swinesh ...
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Category Tameside

'The water is taken from Thirlmere to Manchester entirely by gravity, the pipes being mostly underground except where they cross the rivers. Evidencing the route of the pipeline are many inspection ...
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Category Manchester

'The BRIF was formed in 2008 and has representatives from 6 of the rural villages around North Bury – Affetside, Ainsworth, Greenmount, Hawkshaw, Holcombe and Nangreaves ... ...
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Category Bury

'There are a myriad of routes to and from Dunham of different lengths. This leaflet highlights some of our favourites, along with interesting features to be spotted on route.'


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Category Trafford

'The open moorland above Watergrove makes for a more rugged landscape than the lower valleys. The area's mixture of moorland, young woodland, wetland and rough pasture - and the reservoir itself - ...
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Category Rochdale

'The Leigh Town Centre Trail explores Leigh's townscape, architecture and history which combine to produce much of its strong, individual character as a lively market and industrial town. ...
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Category Wigan

'There are plenty of walks where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the area and see the wildlife, as well as regular activities arranged on site such as Health Walks. A new car park has been cre ...
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Category Wigan

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