Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)


PNFS members regularly get together for sociable walks in the countryside. All members are welcome. Prospective members are especially welcome and a walk is a great way to find out more about the society.

There's usually a short walk (5-9 miles) on the second Wednesday of each month, and a longer, usually hilly, walk (9-12 miles) on the last Wednesday of each month. All walks are accessible by public transport.

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.

The description of each walk includes contact details for the leader, who will be pleased to answer any questions or concerns you might have. If you are not yet a member, please contact our longer walks co-ordinator, David Bratt: 01925 762472 or

Walk leaders are PNFS members and volunteers. We're always looking for new walk leaders - see our page Lead a walk.

Short Walks Programme Longer Walks Programme
Wednesday February 27th
Leader Tony Littler ( 0781 206 9869)
Linear walk Kidsgrove to Congleton
10 miles undulating
Manchester Piccadilly 09:44
Walk starts Kidsgrove station at 10:35
(any Cong station joiners train is at 10:25)
Wednesday March 13th
Leader Peter Burns (01744 893432)
Hindley and Westhoughton circular , 6-7 miles
Train from Manchester Victoria 10:28
Walk starts Hindley station 11:00
Wednesday March 27th
Leader Phil Gadsby ( 0161 748 5757)
Linear walk Entwistle to Hall i’th Wood
10 miles undulating.
Man Vic 09.41 (Salford Cres 09.48)
Walk starts Entwistle stn 10.20
Note!!—its a request stop.
Wednesday April 10th
Leader Brian Lomas (0161 688 5237)
Daisy Nook Country Park, 7 mile circular, gentle
Walk starts Ashton West Metro station 11:00
Tram from Manchester Piccadilly
Wednesday April 24th
Leader Bill Minshall (0751 892 6031)
Circular walk Congleton. 10 miles hillyish
Manchester Piccadilly 09:44
Walk starts Congleton station 10:30
Wednesday May 8th
Leader Dave Rigby (01484 846412)
Sowerby Bridge to Hebden Bridge, 7 miles, some ascent.
Train from Manchester Victoria at 09:37
Walk starts Sowerby Bridge station 10:30

Any suggestions for the future short walk programme, please contact

Walks programme management, for the use of authorised volunteers only.
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