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Want to explore Tameside's Countryside? Tameside and its surrounding areas are home to beautiful countryside and scenery. Take a look at the links and downloadable walking routes below and get exploring, there’s something for everyone.
 
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Tameside TrailPenine BridlewayTrans Penine TrailShort Town WalksTame Valley Way
 

Ashton

Download the Park Bridge and Daisy Nook Trail(0.32MB)  A five mile walk starting from Park Bridge Heritage Centre, linking a fascinating early industrial settlement with an attractive country park based on a former canals network. Varied landscape and much wildlife interest.
Download the Heart of the Tame Valley’ trail.(1.66MB)   A four mile walk along tranquil canal and river.
Download the ‘Three Canals and a River’ trail.(1.95MB)   A three mile walk along the Ashton, Huddersfield Narrow, Peak Forest canals and River Tame.
Download the 'History and Heritage' Trail.(1.02MB)   A two mile walk discovering the industrial past of Ashton under Lyne.
Download Pedal Ashton Canal’1.49 MB    An easy five mile ride to the Fairfield Moravian Settlement and back.
Download Pedal Peak Forest Canal’MB    An easy four mile ride to our medieval past and back.
Download the 'Park Bridge Heritage Trail'(2.06MB)   A short circular walk to discover the industrial past of Park Bridge.
 

Denton

Download the Haughton Green Circular(0.4MB)  An easy three mile circular trail on mainly level surfaced paths through the Tame Valley, where woods and meadows now exist where industry once flourished.
 

Hyde

Download the Werneth Low and Gee Cross Circular(0.28MB)  A hilly 2½ mile walk around Werneth Low and through the historic village of Gee Cross.
Download the Werneth Low Hilltop Trail(0.36MB)  A three mile walk around the hill top of Werneth Low with extensive views over the South Pennines, Derbyshire, the Welsh Hills, the Cheshire Plain and the urban sprawl of Manchester.
Download the Lovers' Alley Trail(0.34MB)  An easy two mile walk on mainly level surfaced paths exploring a section of the Tame Valley and the Peak Forest Canal.
Download the 'Valley and Views'(1.48MB)  A seven mile walk connecting Werneth Low and Broadbottom, with spectacular hilltop views and sheltered woodland.
 

Longdendale

Download the Broadbottom Circular(0.23MB)  A four mile walk starting from Lymefield Visitor Centre. Quiet lanes, a little known wooded clough and farmland combine to make an attractive and varied walk. Good views from the higher
Download the 'Valley and Views'(1.48MB)  A seven mile walk connecting Werneth Low and Broadbottom, with spectacular hilltop views and sheltered woodland.
Download the Mottram Hill Trail(0.19MB)  A four mile walk linking hilltop and valley.
Download the 'Hurst Clough Nature Walk'(0.61MB)   A short walk around Hurst Clough Local Nature Reserve, Hattersley.
Download the 'Lymefield and Broad Mills Heritage Trail'(1.31MB)   A half mile walk along flat surfaced paths, discovering the fascination history of this once thriving mill complex in Broadbottom.
Download the Etherow-Goyt Valley Way.   A 15 mile walk linking Vernon Park in Stockport with the Longdendale Trail in the Peak District near Hadfield. It passes through riverside meadows, fine woodland and includes constantly changes and extensive views
 

Mossley

Download the Roaches Trail(0.47MB)  A two mile easy walk on mainly level surfaced paths in an area once full of mills and now an area of peace and tranquillity, with its woodlands, bridle paths, canal and river.
Download the 'Mossley Highs and Lows'(0.44MB)  A five mile circular trail, the first half quite strenuous, crossing hill farming countryside and returning through the Tame Valley.
Download the 'Towpaths, Tracks and Tunnels'(1.39MB)  A four mile linear walk between Mossley and Stalybridge Railway Stations.
Download the 'Scout Around The Edge'(1.76MB)  A 5.5 mile circular walk taking you through the varied landscapes of a cotton printing village, the canal and a Roman road.
 

Stalybridge

Download The Harridge Round(0.2MB)  A strenuous five mile walk starting from Castle Clough car park, Carrbrook following the side of the Tame Valley and then up the Brushes Valley before crossing open moorland on a good track to descend back into Carrbrook village. A walk for a fine day with superb views throughout.
Download the Lower Brushes Valley Trail(0.38MB)  An easy 1½ mile walk with occasional hills and mainly surfaced paths with a mixture of open grassland, woodland and open water.
Download the Castle Clough Trail(0.25MB)  A two mile hilly walk through a beautiful oak woodland and up to a small reservoir providing you with a sense of wilderness.
Download the 'Scout Around The Edge'(1.76MB)  A 5.5 mile circular walk taking you through the varied landscapes of a cotton printing village, the canal and a Roman road.
Download the 'Towpaths, Tracks and Tunnels'(1.39MB)  A four mile linear walk between Mossley and Stalybridge Railway Stations.
 
 
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