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
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.
|Date||Walk Description||Meeting Place and time. All walks start at 10.30 unless otherwise stated.||Walk leader and contact details|
|Saturday, November 29th||Salford Trail Irlam to Cadishead. Linear Walk More details here.||Irlam train station. Bus 67, 100. Car parking nearby or at station||Roy Bullock, Tel: 0161 736 7306|
|Tuesday, December 9th||Chadderton, canals, country park. See here for further details.||Mills Hill Train station, Chadderton||Chris Quinn, Tel: 07791 452798|
|Saturday, December 27th 12 noon||River Irwell, Prestwich Clough, Church Inn||Prestwich Metro||Maggie Smith, Tel: 07879 465 047|
|Tuesday, January 13th||Middleton. Oaken Bank, Hopwood and Boarshaw Clough and Rochdale Canal||Entrance to Hopwood Campus, Rochdale College, Middleton. 17 bus. Park on Roch dale Rd or turn left into college drive then first left.||Dave Lees, Tel: 0161 643 6558|
|Saturday, January 31st||Green Corridor Walk Didsbury area||Café at Fletcher Moss Gardens, Wilmslow Rd., Didsbury 42,44,142 bus from Piccadilly Metro East Didsbury||Margaret Manning, Tel: 0161 861 8390 or 07786 786811|
|Tuesday, February 10th||Ramsbottom area||Ramsbottom Station. Bus 135 from Victoria station approach 9.23 am or tram to Bury. Bus 472 at 10,15 am to Ramsbottom. Or check East Lancs Railway timetable for steam/diesel trains from Bury to Ramsbottom||Richard Cleverley, Tel: 07891 685 993|
|Saturday, February 28th||Astley area. Higher Green, Gin Pit. grid ref SD004704||Corner of Higher Green Lane and A580 (East Lancs Rd), Astley. X34 bus from Piccadilly at 9.42||Wendy Olsen, Tel: 07796 998 293|
|Tuesday, March 10th||Crompton a nd Newhey area||Shaw & Crompton Metro station||Martin Riley, Tel: 07908 081959|
|Saturday, March 28th||Pendlebury area||Car park near Isis restaurant/St Augustine's Church, Bolton Rd., Pendlebury Bus no. 8 from Shudehill||Maggie Smith, Tel: 07879 465 047|
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.