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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 our programme- so please check details carefully. We have also added some short walks on Mondays

There is 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
2017 2017 2017 2017
Saturday, April 29th Hyde, Werneth Low and Broadbottom 7 miles LINEAR. More details here Piccadilly Station for 10.34 Train to Hyde Central arriving 10.50 Return Broadbottom station. Richard Cleverley,
tel: 07593 077422
Tuesday May 9th TfGM May Walking Festival The Moor, Dale and Vale of Kersal
More details here
Corner of Radford Street and Park Lane, Bury New Road, Higher Broughton.
Bus 97,98 from Shudehill
Mags Metcalf,
tel: 07947 864534
Saturday May 13th TfGM May Walking Festival 11 am start Victoria Park, Swinton to Monton Village 2 miles - more if returning to Swinton. More details here Victoria Park, Swinton M27 4UR, Manchester Road Main gate.
Bus 36, 37, 38 from Picadilly
Maggie Smith/Pat Williamson
tel: 0161 839 3865
Monday, May 15th
Short walk
Mersey Valley 11 am start Chorlton bus station, Barlow Moor Rd., Chorlton
85, 86 bus from Piccadilly
Margaret Squires
tel: 07758 348528
Saturday May 27th TfGM May Walking Festival
11 am start
Mossley to Manchester via Hartshead Pike (LINEAR) Challenging 12 miles Meet a Victoria station at 9.30 for the 9.57 train to Mossley. Salle Dare
tel: 0161 861 8491 07523 871475
Saturday June 10th A Jumbled up walk round the reservoir 10.03 Train to Bromley Cross from Victoria. Leader will get on train at Salford Crescent Peter Matthews,
tel: 0161 737 9703
Tuesday, June 13th Lyme Park Geology Walk
3.5 miles
Meet at Piccadilly station at 10.30 to get the 10.49 train to Disley. Walk from Disley station to Lyme Park Salle Dare
tel: 0161 861 8491 07523 871475
Monday, June 19th
Short walk
Brinnington to Levenshulme (LINEAR)
4 miles 11 am start
10.49 train from Man Piccadilly to Brinnington station. Walk to Levenshulme. Steve Saxton
tel: 0161 860 7857
Saturday June 24th Marple to Chadkirk along canal and back along river.
Historic Chadkirk Chapel will be open.
10.49 Train from Piccadilly to Marple Station gets in 11.10
SK6 7DA if meeting there
Margaret Manning
tel: 0778 6786811
Tuesday, June 27th
Evening Walk
Prestwich Clough
6.30 pm start
Meet at Prestwich metro station Richard Cleverley
tel: 07593 077422
Saturday July 8th
Long Walk
Littleborough Circular 9.56 train from Victoria to Littleborough Rob Dean
tel: 07521 976455
Tuesday, July 11th Edale Circular 7 miles 1450ft ascent Meet at Piccadilly station at 10.30 for 10.49 train to Edale Kate Wilson
tel: 07792 936217
Monday, July 17th
Short walk
Port Salford Greenway to Worsley
11 am start
Meet at Dukes Drive car park, Monton Green, Eccles.
Buses 22, 33, 68, Bus or walk back from Worsley
David and Veronica Yates
tel: 0161 789 5209
Thursday, July 20th
Evening Walk Please note day
Firswood to Sale
LINEAR 6.30 pm start
More details here
Meet at Firswood Metro station to Sale Metro station Gordon Campbell
Saturday July 29th V1 to V2  Linear
Leigh to Atherton. More details here
Meet 10.40 at East Bond Street Park and Ride, Leigh.
9.50 V1 bus from Manchester, St Peter's Square.
Finish at the start of the V2 in Atherton
Geoff Jones
tel: 07801 261571
Tuesday, August 8th Hopwood/Middleton Meet at the entrance drive into Hopwood Hall College, parking available.
Bus 17 from Shudehill bus station.
Dave Lees
tel: 0161 643 6558
Saturday August 12th Walk a quiet path through History in Stalybridge 10.29 am train from Victoria station to Stalybridge station. Mags Metcalf
tel: 07947 864 534
Monday, August 21th
Short walk
City Centre Canal walk
11 am start
Meet at Bridgewater Hall, Mosley Streeet, M2 3WS. Canals out to Philips Park Metrolink back from Etihad Campus Maggie Walker
tel: 07947 195875
Saturday August 26th Buxton 8 miles Moderate LINEAR Meet 10.30 at Piccadilly for the 10.49 train to Buxton. Salle Dare
tel: 0161 861 8491 07523 871475
Tuesday, August 29th Evening Walk Salford Quays
6.30 pm start
Media City Metro station Richard Cleverley
tel: 07593 077422
Saturday September 9th Long Walk Marsden moorland circular. 8 miles Train Victoria 10.57 to Marsden, gets in 11.29 Margaret Manning
tel: 0778 6786811
Tuesday, September 12th Oldham (Derker) to Shaw and Crompton Meet at 10.30 at Derker Metro stop Martin Riley
Monday, September 18th
Short walk
Sale/Sale water park
11 am start
Meet at 11.00 am at
Dane Road Metro stop.
Brian Candeland
Tuesday, September 26th Evening Walk Canals and City Centre
6.30 pm start
Meet at 6.30 pm outside the front entrance of Manchester Town Hall. Mags Metcalf
tel: 07947 864 534
Saturday September 30th Long Walk ScoutMoor/Ramsbottom/
East Lancs Railway. 11 miles
Meet at 10 am at Bury Interchange or 9.15 train from Victoria station. 15.20 from Ramsbottom to catch the train at 15.40 back to Bury. John Ireland
Weekend Away, October 6/7/8 YH The Sill Hadrians Wall   For further details watch the M&S Ramblers website
Tuesday, October 10th Irlam Railway Station.
Salford Trail taster
Irlam Station M44 5AB
Train from Oxford Rd Station. Bus 67 from Shudehill
David and Veronica Yates
tel: 0161 789 5209
Monday, October 16th
Short walk
High Spots of the Height, Salford
11 am start
Meet at The Height Medical Centre, Bolton rd, Salford M6 7NJ. Buses 32 -38 from Piccadilly. 8, 12 from Shudehill bus station, Peter Matthews,
tel: 0161 737 9703
Saturday October 28th Littleborough/Walsden Meet at Victoria station for the 9.56 train to Littleborough Barry Windle
tel:07952 860747

Other walking groups in GM and High Peak
Full details of the Greater Manchester and High Peak area and all other local groups are available here.

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