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Everyone is welcome to join us. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch and drink on all day walks.  Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.

Sunday 26 February

Medlock Meanders
Enjoy the heritage and natural wonders of the Medlock valley in Ashton on this 6 mile easy walk.
11am @ Park Bridge Heritage Centre car park, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 8AQ.  

Tuesday 28 February

Conservation Day in the Brushes Valley               
Pruning the pond margins No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am – 3pm Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Rd, Millbrook, Stalybridge SK15 3EP.

Sunday 5 March

Hidden Gems of Stalybridge
Find the longest, shortest, oldest and other historical facts on a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
12.30pm @ Cheetham Park Entrance, Acres Lane, Stalybridge. SK15 2JR.   

Tuesday 7 March

Conservation Day in the Brushes Valley
Hedgelaying encourages hedges to put on new growth to improve their overall structure and strength giving a greater weather protection to wildlife. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Rd, Millbrook, Stalybridge SK15 3EP.

Thursday 9 March            

Conservation Day in Stamford Park
A variety of tasks in this popular park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2JT.

Sunday 12 March

Rome on the Low XXV
Join Maximus Bamforth on the 25th anniversary of his popular walk  Take a four mile stroll back through the ages to a time when Imperial Rome governed Werneth Low and Tameside with a hand of iron.
1pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR.

Monday 13 March

Conservation Day in Hyde Park
Clearing bramble and site maintenance in this popular park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Park Road, Hyde. SK14 4JT.

Tuesday 14 March

Conservation Day in Droylsden
Access improvements at Copperas Field. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Copperas Field entrance, Juniper Crescent, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden, M43 6QJ.                   

Thursday 16 March                     

Conservation Day in Mossley Park
A variety of tasks in this well-loved park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Mossley Park, Stamford Road Mossley, OL5 0BA Limited parking behind toilet block.

Sunday 19 March

Etherow Classic
Join John and Margaret Morrison on this 10 mile walk to Compstall and back with hills, woods, rivers, lows and beautiful views.
10am – 4.30pm @ Lymefield, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom, SK14 6AG.

Tuesday 21 March                       

Conservation Day in Mossley Park
A variety of tasks in this well-loved park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Mossley Park, Stamford Road Mossley, OL5 0BA Limited parking behind toilet block.

Thursday 23 March                     

Conservation Day in the Brushes Valley
Woodland Management.  No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Rd, Millbrook, Stalybridge SK15 3EP.

Sunday 26 March

Three Parks Link Walk
An 11 moderate mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country parks.
10am @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2QA.

Monday 27 March                       

Conservation Day in Hollingworth
Willow tunnel and site maintenance at Etherow Lodge. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch. Please wear strong footwear and waterproof clothes.
10am - 3pm Etherow Lodge main entrance, Manchester Road, Hollingworth, SK14 8JZ.

Tuesday 11 April

Small Steps into Spring
Bring the kids on this mini, family friendly ramble around Silver Springs. Suitable for buggies, 2 miles.
1 pm at the side of the boating lake, Darnton Road, Stalybridge SK15 1NH

Easter Sunday 16 April  

Easter Egg Hunt
An egg – stravaganza for younger children. As well as the hunt there will be competitions for best dressed Easter egg and bonnet.
1pm - 3pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane Gee Cross, Hyde.

Sunday 30 April                               

Chadkirk Chapel Ramble
A 10 mile walk across wild, windswept Werneth Low to the historic delights of Chadkirk Chapel and back via Etherow Country Park.
10am – 3.30pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre. Higham Lane Gee Cross, Hyde.

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