Manchester and Salford Ramblers
Walks are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All walks start at 10.30 unless otherwise stated.
Walks are normally 5- 6 miles, but we have added some longer walks into this years's programme- so please check details carefully. We have also added some short walks on Mondays
There’s always a warm welcome for new walkers on our walks However if you haven’t been on walks with us before and want to meet up with someone to travel to the walk, please contact Maggie Smith Walks Co-ordinator – see details on the committee page.The walks template for walk leaders may be found here
|Date||Walk Description||Meeting Place and time. All walks start at 10.30 unless otherwise stated.||Walk leader and contact details|
|Tuesday, July 26th Evening Walk||Clifton, Irwell Valley 7.00pm start More details here||Wickes' car park or adjacent roads. Near M60 motorway at Clifton. Bus 8 from Shudehill||Maggie Smith, tel: 07879 465 047|
|Saturday, July 30th||Bromley Cross to Moses Gate, Bolton. Part of the Kingfisher Trail LINEAR 7.5 miles More details here||Train from Victoria at 10.03 to Bromley Cross station, Return by train from Moses Gate Station or bus 8 or 37||Mags Metcalf, tel: 07947 864 534|
|Tuesday, August 9th||Monton and Worsley woods. More details here||Dukes Drive car park, Monton Green. Buses 68 from Trafford Centre or Eccles, 33 from M/c or 22.||Veronica Yates, tel: 789 5209|
|Saturday, August 13th Long walk||Irlam and Chat Moss. Fishing lakes, Little Woolden Moss Nature Reserve LINEAR 8 miles More details here||Verdant Rd., Brookhouse by Eccles Cemetery, A57 Irlam./Eccles just past M60. 67 bus from Shudehill, 100 bus from Trafford Centre. Return from 67 terminus, Cadishead||Rob Dean, tel: 0752 197 6455/ landline, tel: 0161 799 9724|
|Monday, August 15th, Short walk||Stretford to Old Trafford along Bridgewater Canal. About 2 miles 11.00am start||Stretford Metro Station, Chester Rd. Tram or bus 22, 23,15 etc.||Salle Dare, tel: 861 8491|
|Tuesday, August 23rd
|Chorlton Meadows 7.00pm start||Chorlton Bus Station, Barlow Moor Rd. 85 & 86 bus from Piccadilly||Margaret Squires, tel: 07758 348 528|
|Saturday, August 27th||Hathersage Walk (5miles) and/or swim at open air baths||Piccadilly Train Station for 9.49am train to Hathersage. 15.32 return train if possible||Salle Dare, tel: 861 8491|
|Saturday, September 10th Long walk||Anglezarke Moor, Bolton
11 miles Hilly
|Victoria Station for 10.23 train to Adlington (Lancs) Railway Station,
11.00am Car parking in Adlington if needed
|Andy Barclay, tel: 07796 400 332|
|Tuesday, September 13th||Drinkwater Park, Agecroft, River Irwell, cloughs, lakes||Butterstile Lane near Rainsough Brow, Prestwich. Parking on road. 92, 93 from Shudehill||Maggie Smith, tel: 07879 465 047|
|Monday, September 19th Short walk||Ladybarn, Fallowfield Loop and Burnage. Includes parks and greenways 11.00 start||Entrance to Mauldeth Rd Station, opposite Ladybarn Park. Free parking nearby. Bus 22, 178 to start Trains from Piccadilly||Steve Saxton, tel: 860 7857|
|Saturday, September 24th||Mersey Valley, Chorlton Water Park and Kenworthy Woods||Sale Water Park Metro, Rifle Rd. Parking available at nearby SWP Visitor Centre||Kate Wilson, tel: 07792 936 217|
|Tuesday, September 27th Evening walk||Manchester City Centre, Sights and Pub 7.00pm start||Manchester Art Gallery, MosleySt||Mags Metcalf, tel: 07947 864 534|
|Tuesday, October 11th||Poynton to Adlington (Ches) LINEAR About 7 miles||Piccadilly Station 10.30 for 10.46 train to Poynton. Return train from Adlington||Salle Dare, tel: 861 8491|
|Monday October 17th Short walk||Sale Water Park. Lake, lanes, Chorlton Brook, riverside. About 3 miles 11.00am start||Sale Water Park Metro. Parking available at nearby SWP Visitor Centre||Maggie Walker, tel: 07947 195875|
|Saturday, October 29th||Alderley Edge, through woods, along Sandstone Edge||Piccadilly Station 9.40 for 10.04 to Alderley Edge. Arrives 10.34||Margaret Manning, tel: 07786 786 811|
Interested in going on other longer walks? Manchester Associates Rambling Club offers members walks of around 8 - 10 miles in Greater Manchester and the surrounding counties on 3 Sundays a month, and runs a coach trip to areas like Cumbria, North Yorkshire, North Wales or Derbyshire once a month.Membership is only £3.00 per year; if you want to know more ring Simon Cleverley on 0161 860 0350 or email Simon on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If in your 20s and 30s longer walks also run by the Manchester and District walkers (MAD walkers) a local group of the Ramblers for people who live in and around the Greater Manchester area MADWalkers.
Busy during the week and can only walk at the weekends? A new group has been established called The Manchester Weekend Walkers. Full details at Weekend Walkers.
Greater Manchester & High Peak Area Ramblers have a programme of Coach Excursions from Manchester including three or four organised walks on alternate Sundays. Full details at Coach Rambles Group
Manchester Area also has an extensive programme of public transport walks using train/bus/tram from Central Manchester offering Wednesday Long Walks, Wednesday Short Walks and also a moderate walk on alternate Sundays, full details at Public Transport Walks