Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Walks Programme

This article is from Signpost 47, Autumn 2014

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 November 12th
Leader: John Humpherson. Tel 0161 449 0524, mobile 07754 899 717
Marple Circular
6 miles undulating
Train from Manchester Piccadilly 10:14, arriving Marple 10:38 (not Marple Rose Hill)
Walk starts Marple station 10:40

Wednesday December 10th
Leader: Ian Mackenzie. Tel 01663 742920
New Mills circular
6 miles. Two short but steep inclines.
May be muddy.
Train from Manchester Piccadilly 10:45.
Walk starts at New Mills Central Station 11:15

Wednesday January 14th
Leader: Martin Riley
Newhey to Shaw & Crompton.
About 8 miles, some climbs.
Walk starts at Newhey Metro tram stop at 11:00
Tel 01706 848408


Wednesday October 29th
Leader: Ken Brockway. Tel 01949 843572)
Linear walk Alfreton to Ambergate.
11 miles 1200ft ascent
Start Alfreton station 11.05. 09.43 train from Man Picc
Off Peak return currently £14.70 with Senior Railcard
Ambergate back to Alfreton by local bus.
Return train 18.08 or 19.08 depending on wining/dining preferences.

Wednesday November 26th
Leader: Bill Minshall. Tel 0777 198 5846
Linear walk Kidsgrove to Stoke on Trent inc The 3 Peaks of the Potteries
10 miles undulating
Start Kidsgrove station 10.30.
09.46 train from Man Picc
Walk concludes at the Glebe pub with it’s famous pork pies.

Wednesday December 10th (NOTE not last Wed in month)
Leader: Martin Riley. Tel 01706 848408
Circular walk Greenfield inc further visit to Saddleworth 55 battleground.
10 miles hilly.
Walk starts Greenfield station 10.25.
09.57 train from Man Vic or 09.41 from Man Picc change Stalybridge.

Wednesday January 28th
Leader: David Brown. Tel 01663 733236
Linear walk Buxton to Whaley Bridge
10 miles 1500 ft ascent.
Walk starts Buxton station 10.50.
09.49 train from Man Picc.
Short Walks Programme.


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