Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Walks Programme

This article is from Signpost 49, July 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 July 8
Leader: Rosemary Fox (0161 969 3423)
Marsden Circular via Standedge & Pule Hill
8 miles, ascent 1300 ft
Manchester Victoria 10:57
Walk starts Marsden station 11:30

Wednesday August 12
Leader Martin Riley (01706 848408)
Oldham circular
About 8 miles
Tram from Manchester Market St. Metro
Walk starts Oldham Mumps Metro 10:30

Wednesday September 9
Leader John Fisher (01625 439298)
Poynton to Disley via Lyme Park
6.5 miles
Manchester Piccadilly 10:46
Walk starts Poynton station 11:10

Wednesday October 14
Leader Ian Mackenzie (01663 742920)
New Mills to Hayfield via Rowarth
6 miles
Return by bus to New Mills Central for train to Piccadilly
Manchester Piccadilly 10:49
Walk starts New Mills Central station 11:15

Wednesday November 11
Leader Eileen Leonard (01625 874183)
Ashton West to Park Bridge via Daisy Nook
6 miles
Tram from Piccadilly 10:25
Walk starts Ashton West Metro Station 11:00

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Wednesday July 29
Leader Gavin Miller (01565 634510)
Irwell Vale to Darwen
11 miles, 2000 ft ascent
Manchester Piccadilly Metro 09:31 or
Manchester Victoria Metro 09:39 to Bury, then walk to East Lancs Railway Bolton St, then 10:20 steam train to Irwell Vale (£7.50 or £6.80 concession).
All other travel covered by a Manchester Wayfarer.
Walk starts Irwell Vale station at 10:45

Wednesday August 26
Leader: Vince Joyce (01942 603 626)
Disley circular
10 miles. 1800 ft ascent
Manchester Piccadilly 09:49
Walk starts Disley station 10:20

Wednesday September 30
Leader: Bill Minshall (07771 985 846)
Kidsgrove to Crewe linear
11 miles, undulating
Manchester Piccadilly 09:46
Walk starts Kidsgrove station 10:30

Wednesday Oct 28
Leader: Peter Gunn (0161 291 9372)
Romiley to Hadfield linear
12 miles ,1500 ft ascent
Manchester Piccadilly 09:49
Walk starts Romiley station 10:15

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