Current Walks Programme


All walks meet at the Lacy Street car park, Stretford (opposite Atlas bathrooms) except where stated and depart at the start time listed below.  Perhaps you want to check the weather before you go - click here.

When the walk details are available, a link to them will be added from the walk date box.  (The text in the box changes to Green/Underlined to indicate that the details are available.)


Walks are graded as below, irrespective of distance. 

Easy                  - generally flat with little or no climbing or gradients.

Easy Moderate  - undulating country, on good paths and gentle gradients.

Moderate          - undulating country with some stiffer/longer gradients, but nothing too difficult.

Hard Moderate - rougher undulating country with some fairly steep/long gradients.

Strenuous         - very rough country with steep/long gradients, the use of hands may be required.

Please note if you accept a lift from Lacy Street to the starting point of a walk, we suggest that you offer £5 to the driver as a contribution towards running costs.

Any member contemplating organising a walk other than those on the current Walks List must inform the Walks Co-ordinators in advance, so that details can be put on the Noticeboard.  Otherwise the walk will not be covered by the Clubs' insurance policy. 

Walks Nov 2018

Sun 4th (A & B) 9:00 1 hour Mike Graves memorial walk. Joint walk with Warrington Tim Birch 7.5 Moderate
Sat 10th (B) 9:00 50 mins Diggle, Saddleworth Geoff Orsler 9 Moderate
Sun 18th (A) 8:30 1 hour Mam Nick NT car park Ian M 12 Hard/Mod
Sun 18th (B) 9:00 40 mins Rowarth Bob Cowell  8 Moderate 
Sat 24th (B)
 9:00 30 mins  Thelwell Eye Ruth Wain 7.5 Easy/Mod 
Sun 25th (C)
 10:00 25 mins  Moravian Settlement, Fairfield  Tim Birch Easy 

Walks Dec 2018

Sat 1st 9:00 9:10 9:15 Nags Head. Terrys. Stretford Christmas coach trip with lunch at the Royal Hotel. Hayfield Three walks. details to Follow    
Sat  8th  (A)  9.00  Stretford  Teggs Nose/Snipe Farm  Steve Topson  Easy
Sat 8th  (B) 9:00 20 min Dunham Park & Bridgewater Canal Vincent & Maureen 6.5 Easy
Sun 16th (A) 8:45 Train Marple to Staleybridge Alan Talbot 9 Moderate
Sat  22nd  - joint walk 9:00 40 min Higher Poynton Ralph Johnson 6 Moderate
Sun 30th -joint walk (A & B) 9:30 20 mins Dunham Barry Cook 6 Easy

Walks Jan 2019

Sat 5th (B) 9:00 40 mins Disley and Lyme Park Vincent and Maureen 6.5  Easy 
Sat 12th (C) 10:00   T.B.A. Deb and Hazel  5.5 Easy 
Sun 13th (B) 9:00 40 mins  Pennington Flash Tim Birch  9  Easy/Mod
Sat 19th (A) 9:00 1 hour Darwen Tower from Abbey Village Barry Cook 9 Moderate
Sat 19th (B) 9:00 50 mins Monsal Head Bob Armstrong 7 Moderate
(Sun 27th (A) 9:00 45 mins Botany Bay Bill Platt 10.5 Moderate
Sun 27th (B) 9:00 1 hour  Gargrave and Flasby Fell (not as advertised) Trevor and Anne  9 Mod
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