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Greater Manchester and High Peak Area
Walks

Area Walks Programme

Note: It is advisable to check train times.

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - Littleborough to Shaw & Crompton

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Philippa Sharp

Getting there:

9.54 train Victoria

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - Grindleford Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Marie Critchley

Getting there: 10.49 train Piccadilly

Sunday 29 April 2018 - Todmorden to Hebden Bridge

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: John Nicholson

Getting there: 10.15 train Victoria

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Hebden Bridge Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Frank Heywood

Getting there: 9.48 train Victoria

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Greenfield Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Elly Curran

Getting there: 9.57 train Victoria

Wednesday 9 May 2018 - Bromley Cross Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Angie Wiseman and Diane Kirk

Getting there: 10.28 train Victoria

Wednesday 9 May 2018 - Hebden Bridge to Littleborough

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Keith Harmer

Getting there: 9.48 train Victoria

Sunday 13 May 2018 - Grindleford Circular (Bluebell walk)

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Pauline Brooke

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Marsden Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Anne Hiller

Getting there: 9.57 train Victoria

Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Grindleford Circular (bluebell walk)

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Marie Critchley

Getting there:

10.49 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 23 May 2018 - Broadbottom Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Wade Cooper

Getting there:

9.59 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 23 May 2018 - Congleton Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Tony Littler

Getting there:

9.44 train Piccadilly

Sunday 27 May 2018 - Smithy Bridge Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Ian Berry

Getting there: 9.40 train Victoria

Wednesday 30 May 2018 - Shaw/Crompton Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Martin Riley

Getting there: Walk starts 10.30 Shaw Metro

Wednesday 30 May 2018 - Chorley to Darwen

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: John Ratray

Getting there:

10.01 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 6 June 2018 - Dane Road Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Pauline Campbell

Getting there: Walk starts 10.30 Dane Road Metro

Wednesday 6 June 2018 - Hathersage to Bamford

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Sean Dunne

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Sunday 10 June 2018 - Todmorden Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Frank Heywood

Getting there: 10.15 train Victoria

Wednesday 13 June 2018 - Clowbridge Reservoir

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Allan Brackenbury

Getting there: 9.45 X43 bus Chorlton St Stand EZ

Wednesday 13 June 2018 - Burnley Manchester Road Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Philippa Sharp

Getting there:

10.04 train Victoria

Wednesday 20 June 2018 - Whaley Bridge to Hazel Grove

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Nobby Towse

Getting there:

9.48 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 20 June 2018 - Howarth Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Marie Critchley

Getting there:

9.58 train Victoria to Hebden, 11.10 B3 bus to Haworth (late return)

Sunday 24 June 2018 - Entwistle Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Mark Jones

Getting there: 10.03 train Victoria

Wednesday 27 June 2018 - Hathersage Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Imelda Wood

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 27 June 2018 - Hebden Bridge to Todmorden

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Jim Watson and Tony Nelson

Getting there:

9.58 train Victoria

Wednesday 4 July 2018 - Edale Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Peter Capon

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 4 July 2018 - Hathersage Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Judy Wilson and Tom Quilliam

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Sunday 8 July 2018 - Hope to Bamford

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Roger Bolsover

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 11 July 2018 - Hope to Edale

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: John and Silvia Wilson

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 11 July 2018 - Chinley to Whaley Bridge

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Simon Cleverley

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 18 July 2018 - Chapel en le Frith to Furness Vale

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Mike Brierley

Getting there:

9.48 train Piccadily

Wednesday 18 July 2018 - Smithy Bridge Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Ian Berry

Getting there:

10.37 Victoria

Sunday 22 July 2018 - Edale Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Elizabeth Irving and Paul Smith

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly (Leaders join @ Bredbury)

Wednesday 25 July 2018 - Chinley to Edale

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Ralph Davenport

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 25 July 2018 - Whalley to Clitheroe

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Sue Daber

Getting there:

9.41 train Victoria

Wednesday 1 August 2018 - Stalybridge Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Margaret and Peter Slater

Getting there:

10.23 train Victoria

Wednesday 1 August 2018 - Bromley Cross Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Mark Jones

Getting there:

10.08 train Victoria

Sunday 5 August 2018 - Edale Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Pauline Brooke

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly

Sunday 5 August 2018 - Chinley to Edale

Sunday Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Roger Bolsover

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 8 August 2018 - Hope to Edale

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Rosie Warburton

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 8 August 2018 - Littleborough to Smithy Bridge

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Ian Berry

Getting there:

10.37 train Victoria

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - Broadbottom Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Howard Brierley

Getting there:

9.59 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - Grindleford Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: John and Silvia Wilson

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Sunday 19 August 2018 - Greenfield Circular

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Ralph Davenport

Getting there: 10.13 train Victoria

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - Hathersage Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Joyce Davenport

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - Marsden to Newhey

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Jessie Campbell

Getting there:

10.17 train Piccadilly (Note: station change from printed programme)

Wednesday 29 August 2018 - Hope Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Rosemary Snowling

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 29 August 2018 - Littleborough to Smithy Bridge

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Margaret Lohan

Getting there:

10.04 train Victoria

Sunday 2 September 2018 - Accrington to Ramsbottom

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: John Nicholson

Getting there: 9.45 bus X1 Chorlton St (stand EZ) (Leader joins bus @ Prestwich)

Wednesday 5 September 2018 - Buxton Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Judy Wilson and Tom Quilliam

Getting there:

9.48 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 5 September 2018 - Congleton Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Tony Littler

Getting there:

9.44 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 12 September 2018 - Glossop Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Peter Capon

Getting there:

9.59 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 12 September 2018 - Disley Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Pam Flynn

Getting there:

9.48 Train Piccadilly

Sunday 16 September 2018 - Hope to Grindleford

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Jeff Lewis

Getting there: 9.22 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Blackrod Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Graham Winstanley

Getting there:

10.05 train Victoria

Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Bromley Cross Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Alan Leader

Getting there:

10.08 Train Victoria

Wednesday 26 September 2018 - Marple Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Tricia Hewson

Getting there:

9.40 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 26 September 2018 - Greenfield Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Imelda Wood

Getting there:

10.17 train Piccadilly (Note: station change from printed programme)

Sunday 30 September 2018 - Todmorden to Littleborough

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Alan Talbot

Getting there: 10.15 train Victoria

Wednesday 3 October 2018 - Hebden Bridge Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Dorothy Latham

Getting there:

9.58 train Victoria

Wednesday 3 October 2018 - Sowerby Bridge Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Philippa Sharp

Getting there:

10.20 train Victoria

Wednesday 10 October 2018 - Greenfield Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Margaret Betts

Getting there:

10.17 train Piccadilly (Note: station change from printed programme)

Wednesday 10 October 2018 - Delamere Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Lesley Kenworthy

Getting there:

9.41 train Piccadilly

Sunday 14 October 2018 - Ramsgreave (Wilpshire) to Clitheroe

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: John Nicholson

Getting there: 10.03 train Victoria (leader joins @ Bromley Cross)

Wednesday 17 October 2018 - Shaw to Newhey

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Judy Taylor

Getting there: Walk starts 10.30 Shaw Metro

Wednesday 17 October 2018 - Greenfield to Hadfield

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Simon Cleverley

Getting there:

10.17 train Piccadilly (Note: station change from printed programme)

Wednesday 24 October 2018 - Whaley Bridge to Buxton

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: John Ratray

Getting there:

9.48 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 24 October 2018 - Broadbottom to Stalybridge

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Jim Watson and Tony Nelson

Getting there:

9.59 train Piccadilly

Sunday 28 October 2018 - Altrincham to Styal

Sunday Walk - Moderate
Leader: Jeff Lewis

Getting there: Walk starts 10.00 @ Altrincham interchange

Wednesday 31 October 2018 - Glossop Circular

Wednesday Short Walk - Moderate
Leader: Gordon Campbell

Getting there:

9.59 train Piccadilly

Wednesday 31 October 2018 - Macclesfield Circular

Wednesday Long Walk - Strenuous
Leader: Sue Daber

Getting there:

9.44 train Piccadilly

Area Walks - Latest Train Times and Station Changes

Infomation on this web site updates the printed programme, see the Area Walks Programme page.

 

Spirit of Kinder Event Saturday 21st April at the Friends Meeting House, Manchester

Come and listen to Jim Perrin, Keith Warrender, Kate Ashbrook and Maxwell Ayamba talk about walking in the past and what the future holds.

For full details, see the PDF Flyer listed under the Publications page.

 

Change to Area Walk 18th April (Marsden Circular)

Because the Victoria-Stalybridge route is still by bus replacement, the Short Wednesday Walk on 18th April will now be based on the 09.41 train from Piccadilly. Change at Stalybridge, arrive Marsden 10.29. Return trains from Marsden are at 15.29 and 16.28. Change at Stalybridge, arrive Piccadilly 16.05 or 17.05 respectively. The walk will be led by Jessie Campbell.

 

Spring/Summer 2018 Walks Programme

A PDF of the Spring/Summer 2018 Walks Programme is available from the Publications page.

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