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, Ken Smith, 07918 154959

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 November 29th
Walk Leader: JOHN MOONEY (07514 219 563) MARPLE CIRCULAR WALK via Werneth Low and Higher Chisworth. Train 9:48 am Piccadilly arrives Marple 10:09 WALK STARTS AT 10:15 am. 10.5 miles 1750 ft ascent.
Wednesday December 13th
Walk Leader: JOHN FISHER (07432 825 624) COMBINED CHRISTMAS SHORT AND LONGER WALK. Lyme Park circular, visiting the 3 outbuildings in the Park - Lantern House, Paddock Cottage and Lyme Cage. Social afterwards at Disley pub. Walk starts and ends at Disley Railway Station. Train 09:51 am Piccadilly arrives Disley 10:22. WALK STARTS AT 10:30 am. 8 miles.
Wednesday January 10th
Shirley Addy 07434 897143 text
We follow part of the Ribble Valley Jubilee trail. Easy/medium. We climb to the Top of Ramsgreave and visit Mellor’s underground nuclear bunker used by Royal Observation Corps in the 1950-60s. We continue the trail downhill to Copster Green before ascending back to the start. Manchester Victoria 09:43 to Ramsgreave and Wilpshire 10:40. Walk starts from
station at 10:41
Wednesday January 31st
Walk Leader: SHIRLEY M ADDY (07434 897 143) text message only please WHALLEY (LANCS) CIRCULAR
 WALK After climbing the Nab, we admire views from the craggy Bowley Hill before dropping down to circumambulating Dean Clough reservoir. Lastly we follow the traffic-free Moor Lane back into Whalley.  Train 09:43 am Manchester Victoria to Whalley 10:51 am.  WALK STARTS FROM STATION AT 10:55 (and 11:05 am at Dog Inn for those parking on Accrington Road, BB7 9SP, SD73317 36196).
Wednesday February 14th
Paul Easthope 07759 653354
Meet at Glossop railway station (SK 0342 9421) for a circular walk of about 8 miles. Train from Manchester Piccadilly leaving at 9:33 arriving Glossop at 10:03. Walk starts at 10:15.
Wednesday February 28th
Walk leader required
Wednesday March 13th
David Gosling 07841 647275 Meet at Furness Vale railway station (SJ 00840 83552) for a circular walk (1100 feet ascent) of about 6 miles via The Navigation at Bugsworth Basin.
Train from Manchester Piccadilly leaving at 9:51 arriving Furness Vale at 10:29. Walk starts at 10:30
Wednesday March 27th
Walk Leader: JOHN MOONEY (07514 219 563) WILMSLOW TO STYAL. Bollin Valley Way, Quarry Bank Mill and Airport Perimeter. Train 09:36 am Piccadilly arrives Wilmslow 10:09 am via Styal Line. WALK STARTS AT 10:15 am 10.5 miles 500 ft ascent.
Wednesday April 10th
Walk leader required
Wednesday April 24th
Walk Leader: UDO POPE
Walk details to follow.
Wednesday May 8th
Walk leader required
Wednesday May 29th
Walk Leader: BILL MINSHALL. Walk details to follow.
Wednesday June 12th
Walk leader required
Wednesday June 26th
Walk details to follow.
Wednesday July 10th
Walk leader required
Wednesday July 31st
Walk leader required
Wednesday August 14th
Walk leader required
Wednesday August 28th
Walk Leader: ANN HADEN (07766 194 900)

EDALE CIRCULAR WALK Kinder via Ollerbrook, Crookstone Knoll, Edale End, YH. Walk starts and ends at Edale Railway Station. Train 09:48 am Piccadilly arrives Edale 10:31 am. WALK STARTS AT 10:35 am. 12 miles 2087 ft ascent.

End of walk refreshments optional at The Ramblers Inn
Wednesday September 11th
Walk leader required
Wednesday September 25th
Walk Leader: KEN SMITH (07918 154 959) MARSDEN CIRCULAR WALK via Pule Hill, Black Moss, Butterley and Holme Moor. Walk starts and ends at Marsden Railway Station. Train 09:58 am Piccadilly arrives Marsden 10:30 am. WALK STARTS AT 10:35 am. 9.52 miles 1517 ft ascent.
Wednesday October 9th
Walk leader required
Wednesday October 30th
Walk leader required
Wednesday November 13th
Walk leader required
Wednesday November 27th
Walk Leader: JOHN MOONEY (07514 219 563) BUXTON TO WHALEY BRIDGE via Goyt Valley and Taxal. Train 9.51 am Piccadilly arrives Buxton 10.54 am WALK STARTS AT 11:00 am. 10.5 miles 1500 ft ascent.
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