Walking in Greater Manchester

Walking in Greater Manchester

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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

  7. 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…

  8. 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,…

  9. 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…

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

  11. Add Towers and Turrets to your Itinerary

    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…

  12. 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.

  13. 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…

  14. Add England's Great Walking Trails - Hadrian’s Wall Path: Chollerford to Carlisle to your Itinerary

    This short walking tour traverses the dramatic moorland of Hadrian’s Wall country – a rugged landscape near England’s border with Scotland, where still visible sections of the wall follow the natural contours of the land to form a formidable…

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  15. Add England's Great Walking Trails - The Cleveland Way: Helmsley to Whitby to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    This short tour provides a wonderful introduction to the dramatic moorland and spectacular coastline of the proud old county of Yorkshire. It’s a tour of contrasts, exploring the stunning heather moorland of the North York Moors National Park before…

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  16. Add TransPennine Trail to your Itinerary

    Carrington, Sale

    Part of European Footpath E8, the Trans Pennine Trail crosses Britain from Southport to Hornsea. A largely traffic free route for walking, cycling and horseriding it enters Trafford it enters Trafford through Dunham and travels North and East leaving

  17. Stretford

    An area of open rough grassland with grazing cattle. There are self guided walks from 3 to 5 km following the yellow arrows marked 3.

  18. Add England's Great Walking Trails - Hadrian’s Wall Path: Tynemouth to Bowness on Solway to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    This itinerary explores the most extensive Roman remains in the world, walking from coast to coast across the dramatic landscapes of northern England. Visiting roman forts, temples and lonely watchtowers with breath-taking views across the rugged…

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  19. Add South Pennines - Littleborough & Hollingworth Lake walks to your Itinerary

    Littleborough, Rochdale

    Choose from a selection of walks around Littleborough and Hollingworth Lake.

  20. 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…

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

    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.

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