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  1. Historic Houses, Highest Hill

    Bolton

    This walk takes you from the medieval manor house of Smithills Hall up to the television mast on Winter Hill, which reaches a height of over 1000 feet and is the highest hill in the West Pennine Moors. From these heights there could be views over to...

  2. Add Towers and Turrets to your Itinerary

    Towers and Turrets

    Bolton

    The Last Drop Village complex of hotel, restaurant and shops stands high above Bolton on the edge of the hills and makes an excellent starting point for this walk across a scenic golf course, over one bridge of towers and turrets (one of which can...

  3. Two Faces of Rivington

    The very popular walking area of Lever Park was laid out by the 1st Lord Leverhulme. The southern loop of this walk, of about 3 miles, offers easy walking along wooded tracks and paths in the park, while the northern loop, about 3.5 miles in length,...

  4. Wigan Pier to Leigh Bridge

    Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier and taking you through the unique collection of lakes and waterways known as Wigan Flashes and on through the Hey Brook Corridor to delightful Pennington. A canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage.

  5. Wigan Pier to Arley Hall

    This is a canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage. Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier, the trail takes you along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and up Wigan’s famous flight of 23 locks to Top Lock. Then on through the wonderful and...

  6. Wigan Pier to Appley Bridge

    Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier and meandering through the Douglas Valley. This is a lovely canal-side trail mixing attractive and rich natural industrial heritage.

  7. Worsley Village

    This 3-mile circular walk around Worsley takes in the picturesque village, the Bridgewater Canal, its fascinating heritage and explores the rich woodland area of Worsley Woods.

  8. Moorland Waters

    The secluded Piethorne Valley is hidden from view and deep in the folds of the high Pennine moors. Victorian reservoirs built to supply water to the surrounding area dominate the valley and provide a wonderful backdrop to this moorland walk. The...

  9. The South Pennine Water Trail

    Discover Hollingworth Lake and Littleborough with this delightful 5 mile walk. With scenic views over the Pennines this circular route takes in some of the best countryside the area has to offer. The initial section of the walk offers easy walking...

  10. Saddleworth Circuit

    A good walk with some strenuous hilly sections. The route takes in the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, country lanes, weavers’ cottages and Saddleworth Church before returning through the village of Uppermill. There are a number of options to shorten the...

  11. Add Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail

    Oldham

    Castlehaw Valley is on the fringe of the Pennine moors, with untamed hills and deep peat gullies. Wind your way along the Roman roads and pack horse trails taking in the ever changing moorland colours of this dramatic landscape.

  12. Ramsbottom, Summerseat and Holcombe

    In some ways a historic trail around Ramsbottom; this circular walk reveals the rich character and close relationship between landscape and community. This walk can be combined with a trip on the restored East Lancashire Steam Railway.

  13. Add Go Ape! Rivington to your Itinerary

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    Go Ape! Rivington

    Horwich

    Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.

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  14. Peel Tower, Holcombe Moor and Ramsbottom

    This (sometimes strenuous) circular walk gives you everything; spectacular views woodland, riverside rambling and heritage. Have a rest when you reach Peel Tower to catch your breath and admire views across Manchester and the North West. (Please...

  15. Hawkshaw and Affetside

    A fairly demanding, but very pleasant walk, taking in lanes and field paths through attractive moorland edge scenery. The northern most part of the route is occasionally closed for military training purposes, so you may wish to ring 01204 882991 to...

  16. Add Watersports Open Hire to your Itinerary

    Watersports Open Hire

    Salford

    Open Hire sessions are perfect for trying your hand at different, exciting watersports. Get out on the water to practice your skills or just have some fun.

  17. Add The Mere Golf Resort & Spa to your Itinerary

    The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

    Mere

    The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Knutsford, Cheshire is the perfect destination for leisure or business with expansive conference facilities golf and spa, set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.

  18. Add Treasure Trails to your Itinerary

    Treasure Trails

    The Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail is a must do activity for those looking for things to do in Manchester with family and friends. Can you follow the 1.3 mile self guided Trail around the Castlefield area of Manchester and solve the sneaky...

  19. Add Junkyard Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Junkyard Golf Club

    Manchester

    Junkyard Golf is a crazy golf experience with a twist with two 9 hole courses of twisted junk, bad puns & secret bars. 

  20. Etherow Country Park Woodland and Waterways

    A beautiful and calm woodland walk around mill ponds, rivers and streams with colourful views of the Goyt Valley.

  21. Middlewood Way to Marple Locks

    This is a flat and gentle walk along a reclaimed railway line surrounded by woodland and back alongside the Macclesfield Canal.

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