Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Walks Programme

This article is from Signpost 48, February 2015

NOTE: Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and bring lunch. If you are travelling on public transport, please check rail/bus times before setting out. You are responsible for your own safety during the walk. PNFS walk leaders reserve the right to exclude anybody from the walk.

See also the complete current walks programme.


Wednesday March 11th
Leader: Dave Rigby (01484 846412)
Slaithwaite / Marsden circular approx 6 miles
Some quite steep sections climbing out of the
Colne valley
Manchester Victoria 09:57 arrives Slaithwaite
10:33, or Huddersfield 10:15 arrives
Slaithwaite 10:22.
Walk starts Slaithwaite station 10:35

Wednesday April 8th
Leader: Peter Burns (01744 893432)
Bury Circular inc. Irwell Sculpture Trail
7 miles, easy climbs
Tram from Market St, approx 10:15
Walk starts Bury Metro station 10:50

Wednesday May 13
Leader Ian Mackenzie (01663 742920 )
Chinley to New Mills, 6.5 miles,
Manchester Piccadilly 10:49.
Walk starts Chinley station 11:25

Wednesday June 10
Leader John Fisher (01625 439298)
Congleton to Kidsgrove via Mow Cop. 8 miles,
gradual ascent
Manchester Piccadilly at 09:46
Walk starts Congleton station 10:30

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Wednesday February 25th
Leader: David Hurrell (0114 288 6474)
Hope Circular
10 miles 1500 ft ascent
Man Piccadilly 08:49
Walk starts Hope station 09:45

Wednesday March 25th
Leader: Martin Riley (01706 848408)
Littleborough circular
10 miles 1500 ft ascent
Manchester Victoria 09:56
Walk starts Littleborough station 10:30

Wednesday April 29th
Leader: Dave Rigby (01484 846412)
Greenfield circular and Chew reservoir
10 miles 2000 ft ascent
Manchester Victoria 09:57(or Manchester
Piccadilly 09:41 change Stalybridge)
Walk starts Greenfield station 10:30

Wednesday May 27th
Leader: Ken Brockway (01949 843572)
Matlock circular
10 miles 2000 ft ascent
Manchester Piccadilly 08:49 to Buxton,
Transpeak 10:37 to Matlock
Walk starts 11:35, Stand B Bakewell Road

Wednesday June 24th
Leader: Judith Halman (01477 534398)
Hebden Bridge circular
11 miles 1700 ft ascent
Manchester Victoria 09:48
Walk starts Hebden Bridge station 10:30

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