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|
|April 26th: Spirirt of Kinder Event||More details here||Kinder Website.||Kinder Website.|
|April 26/27th||Weekend away, North Yorkshire||Details here||Details here|
|Spirit of Salford, during May||More details here.||More details here.||More details here.>|
|Tuesday, May 13th||Hadfield area. Valehouse and Rhodeswood Reservoirs||Piccadilly Train Station for 9.48 train or Hadfield Station 10.28||Kate Wilson, Tel: 0161 860 7779|
|Tuesday, May 20th Evening walk, 7pm||Wythenshawe Park||Main Gate, Wythenshawe Park. near Sale Road, Northern Moo, 41, 108,109 bus (check carefully as service has been disrupted with tram works)||Maggie Smith, Tel: 07879 465 047. Maggie can give lifts from the Salford side.|
|Saturday Special: Platt Fields - envirolution festival||Festival starts 10am, walk starts 1pm||Lakeside Pavilion for short walk round park and nearby loopline. Open to all at festival. Piccadilly Bus Station 42, 142 etc along Wilmslow Rd, Platt Fields||Mags Metcalf, Tel: 07947 864 534|
|Saturday, May 31st||Radcliffe, Moses Gate Country Park||Radcliffe Metro station||Kevin Murphy, Tel: 07852 113 971|
|Wednesday, June 4th Evening Walk, 7pm||Wild flower walk in Irwell Valley||Isis Restaurant/St Augustine's Church, Bolton Rd, Pendlebury Bus 8 from Shudehill||Maggie Smith, Tel: 07879 465 047|
|Tuesday, June 10th||Sale Water Park||Sale Metro station||Dave Barcroft, Tel: 0161 860 4564|
|Saturday, June 14th||Irlam, Flixton, Ship Canal, Hulme Bridge Ferry||Boysnope Wharf layby, A57, Liverpool Rd, Irlam just past Golf Club. Bus 100 from Trafford Centre or 67 from Shudehill||Bob Lenihan, Tel: 07704 671 664|
|Tuesday, June 17th. Evening Walk, 7pm||Meadows, near Salford Art Gallery along River Irwell||Old Pint Pot pub, corner Crescent/Adelphi St. On street parking nearby Bus 8,36,37,50,100||Andy Barclay, Tel: 07796 400 332|
|Saturday, June 28th long Walk||Glossop area Doctor's Gate, Cock Hill, Glossop Low||Glossop train 9.46 Piccadilly or meet outside Glossop Station 10.30||Margaret Manning, Tel: 0161 861 8390 or 07786 786811|
|Tuesday, July 8th||Reddish Vale Country Park||Reddish Vale Visitor Centre Car park Reddish Vale Rd, Reddish, Stockport Car share available Phone Maggie Smith to arrange, Tel: 07879 465 047||Maggie Walker, Tel: 07947 195875|
|Saturday, July 12th Long Walk||Froggatt Edge, Derbyshire||Piccadilly Train station at 9.30 for 9.45 Sheffield train or Grindleford station at 10.45||Salle Dare, Tel: 0161 861 8491|
|Tuesday, July 15th Evening Walk, 7pm||Slattocks, Stake Hill, Middleton||Slattocks, Middleton. Thornham Lane near junction with Rochdale Rd A664. Park cars near The Ship or get 17 bus from Shudehill||Richard Cleverley, Tel: 07891 685 993|
|Friday, July 18th social AND walk!||Hathersage walk then evening outdoor swim at Hathersage Pool. Swim must be booked in advance: contact Chris Quinn Tel: 07791 452798||Piccadilly Train Station 10.15 for 10.45 train to Hathersage||Salle Dare, Tel: 0161 861 8491|
|Saturday, July 26th||Marple, Goyt Valley||Ridge Quarry car park near Romper Inn, The Ridge, Marple SK6 7ES Car share available Phone Maggie Smith to arrange, Tel: 07879 465 047||Barry Windle, Tel: 0161 881 8313|
|Saturday, August 9th Long Walk||White Coppice area, reservoirs 8/9 miles||Blackrod Railway station at 11am or meet Victoria Station to get 10.22 train to Blackrod. Car parking at station or nearby||Bob Lenihan, Tel: 07704 671 664|
|Tuesday, August 12th||Worsley, woods, canal||Worsley Court House Bus 25, 33 from Piccadilly||Veronica Yates, Tel: 0161 789 5209|
|Tuesday, August 19th Evening Walk, 7pm||Bramhall, Fred Perry Way||Bramhall Railway Station Piccadilly train to Stoke at 6.48. Arrives 7.05||Richard Cleverley, Tel: 07891 685 993|
|Saturday, August 30th||Turton, Entwistle, Wayoh Reservoir||Victoria station for 10.00 Clitheroe train to Entwistle or Entwistle Station at 10.30||Kate Wilson, Tel: 0161 860 7779|
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 email@example.com.
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.