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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. 

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April

 

Sunday 28 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. SK14 5LR


 

Sunday 28 April

Spring Family Fun Day
Celebrate Spring with a family funday. Lots of mostly free entertainment; face painting, craft workshops, climbing wall, music, sports activities, stalls and street theatre amidst a carpet of spring flowers.
12noon - 4pm @ Stamford Park, Stalybridge, SK15 1NJ

 

May

Sunday 12 May               

Hike to Lad’s Leap
Join John and Margaret Morrison on an 11 mile moderate ramble to Tintwistle Knarr and Lad’s Leap returning via the Longdendale Trail.
9.30am – 4pm @ Car park opposite St. Mary’s Church, Hollingworth, (100 metres past the Gun Inn). SK14 8NE   
 
Tuesday 14 May                              
Flora Walk
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Bottom of Cemetery Road, Denton. M34 6ER    
 
Tuesday 21 May        
Walk Back in Time
A gentle two mile ramble around Werneth Low visiting its sites of historical interest.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR
 
Tuesday 28 May  
Flora Walk 
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ   
 

June

Sunday 2 June
Moorland Edge
Discover the moorland above Carrbrook on a strenuous 4 mile walk with Paul Nethercott. No dogs allowed as we will be going on open access land.
12.30pm – 4pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Rd, Carrbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3PJ       
 

Tuesday 4 June                     

Flora Walk 
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ The canal swing bridge, Copperas Lane, off Fairfield Road, Droylsden. M43 6AX   
 
Wednesday 5 June                                                                        
Sunset on Ridge Hill
See the setting sun on this two and a half mile gently paced moderate walk with Paul Nethercott.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge. SK15 2QA.   
 
Monday 10 Jun                                                                     
Roaches Trail 

From industrial heyday to wildlife reclamation; an easy two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Layby opposite Royal George Hotel, Manchester Road, Greenfield. OL3 7HX   2 hours
 

Tuesday 11 June

Flora Walk 
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm  @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR 

 

Sunday 16 June
Lows and Lakes
A moderate 12 mile ramble with John and Margaret by ancient burial grounds and Roman Lakes.
9.30am – 4.30pm @ Lymefield Broad Mills, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom. SK14 6AG  

 

Tuesday 18 June 
Flora Walk
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Sunny Bank Vale off Greenside Lane, Droylsden. (opposite the ‘Pig on the Wall’) M43 7RA 

 

Friday 21 June                       

Midsummer Nights Solstice

Make the most of the longest day on a four mile stroll to Hartshead Pike.
7pm – 10.30pm @ Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Park Bridge, AshtonuLyne. OL6 8AQ.

 

Sunday 30 June             

Medlock Meander

Enjoy the wildlife of the Medlock Valley amongst its industrial heritage on this 6 mile walk  with the Greenspace team
10.30am – 3pm @ Park Bridge Heritage Centre
 

 

July

Tuesday 2 July
Moorland Edge
Make the most of the long summer evenings on a three mile easy walk with some hills up to Walkerwood with Paul Nethercott.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP  
 

Sunday 7 July

Three Parks Link Walk

An 11 moderate mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country Parks.
10am – 4pm @ Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2QA

 

Tuesday 9 July   

Flora Walk
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm  @ Lymefield Broad Mills, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom. SK14 6AG      

 

Thursday 11 July
Lowry Walk
Join Paul Nethercott on an easy walk around Portland Basin  looking at its natural and historic aspects and spot the views which Lowry used.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Portland Basin car park, Portland Place, Ashton under Lyne. OL7 0QA   
 

Sunday 14 July                 

In the Summertime

Explore the woods, meadows and waterways of the Tame Valley between Denton and Hyde on this 7mile walk with the Greenspace team
10.30am – 3.30pm @ Hyde Central Railway Station. Great Norbury Street, Hyde. SK14 1BW

 

Tuesday 16 July

Flora Walk 
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Park Bridge, AshtonunderLyne. OL6 8AQ
 

Sunday 21 July                      

Roundabout to Rowarth

Join John and Margaret on this moderate 11 mile walk over the Nab and round the back of Cown Edge to Rowarth. Enjoy panoramic views over Derbyshire, Cheshire and Tameside.
10am  – 4.30pm@ Lymefield Broad Mills, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom. SK14 6AG       
 

Tuesday 23 July  

Flora Walk

40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Car park, bottom of Meadow Lane, Haughton Green, Denton. M34 7QA   
 

Wednesday 24 July                                                                        

Transport Heritage Trail

A new 2 ½ mile easy walk with Paul Nethercott, exploring the transport routes of the past and the long forgotten motor racing track.
7pm – 9.30pm  @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP   
 
Sunday 28 July                 
Discover Hyde Park
Explore Hyde Park on a short walk, then enjoy a family treasure hunt.                                                              
1pm – 3pm @ Bayley Hall, Hyde Park. SK14 4JX

Monday 29 July

Lower Brushes Trail

Make the most of the long summer evenings on an easy two mile walk with two small hills around Lower Brushes with Paul Nethercott.
7.30pm – 9pm @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP
 
Tuesday 30 July                               
Flora Walk
40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Layby opposite Royal George Hotel, Manchester Road, Greenfield. OL3 7HX   
 

August

Sunday 4 August

Moors, Ridges and Reservoirs.        

Join Paul Nethercott on a very strenuous 11 mile walk to what was the highest reservoir in Britain and looking at one of the World War ll aircraft crash
sites. No dogs allowed as we will be going on open access land.
10am – 4.30pm @ Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Rd, Carrbrook, Stalybridge, SK15 3PJ         
 

Tuesday 6 August

Flora Walk 

40th Anniversary Year
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
7.30pm – 9.30pm @ Quarry car park, Werneth Low Road, top of Joel Lane, Hyde. SK14 5LN           

 

September  

Sunday 1 September     
Country Park Round 
A strenuous ten mile ramble with Paul Nethercott on the eastern edge of Tameside’s moorland, with steep hills and rough terrain.
10am – 4pm @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge, SK15 3EP. 
 
Saturday 14 September
Millbrook Heritage Trail
On National Heritage Weekend, explore the history of the growth of Millbrook and the decline of the cotton industry on a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
1pm – 4pm @ Oakgates car park, Hartley Street, off Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge. SK15 3EP  
 
Sunday 15 September                                  
By Highland Church
Join John and Margaret on this moderate 11 mile ramble through the woods and over the moors to the heights of Tameside.
10am – 4.30pm @ Lymefield Broad Mills, off Lower Market Street, Broadbottom. SK14 6AG       
 

Sunday 29 September                        

The Cown Edge Walk                    
 Enjoy this popular 12 mile walk with grand views, old stories and lots of fresh hill country air.
10am – 3.30pm @ Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde. SK14 5LR
 
 



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