Manchester Pedestrian Club

Saturday Walking within reach of Manchester
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Special for 2024

Walking the Manchester Ringway stages
one stage per month



The Hope Valley 2020
(c) Geoff Orsler

Walk each Saturday, often on the hills around Manchester, followed by refreshment in a nearby venue.

Also occasional Festival Weekends and weekday walks.

More than 5000 walks organised since founded 1903.

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Coming up Shutlingsloe in the sun, 2018.
Coming up Shutlingsloe in the mist, 2019.

Coming up Shutlingsloe - in sun and in mist. (c) Geoff Orsler 2018, Andrew Basden 2019

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See Photographs of earlier walks, sent in by members during the 2020 lockdown.

Walking with the MPC

Walks are organised for most Saturdays of the year in locations easily reached from Manchester - in the Pennines, Peak District, Cheshire, North Wales, etc. Most weeks there are two walks:

Walks Planned for The Coming Year

Every week there is a walk at Dunham Park, plus another usually longer walk.

Details may be found in Walks for 2024.

Date Name Region (a) Length, Grade (a)
6 Jan Dunham S 4-5m, easy
13 Jan (a) Manchester Ringway, Stage 1,2 (b) Dunham C 14m (7+7)
20 Jan (a) Manchester Ringway, Stage 19 (b) Dunham W 9m
27 Jan (a) Hayfield (b) Dunham E 7m hilly
3 Feb (a) - (b) Dunham
10 Feb (a) Tintwistle (b) Dunham E 7m
17 Feb (a) Cown Edge (cancelled) (b) Dunham 8m
24 Feb (a) GM Ringway, stage 3. Didsbury to Bramhall (b) Dunham S 7m
2 Mar (a) Saddleworth byways (b) Dunham NE
9 Mar (a) Rishworth: Booth Wood & Scammonden reservoirs (b) Dunham N 8m
16 Mar (a) Leadmill and Abney Moor (b) Dunham SE 9m
23 Mar (a) Frodsham (b) Dunham W 8m
30 Mar (a) Ramsbottom-Irwell valley (b) Dunham N 7m
6 Apr (a) Bamford Edge (b) Dunham SE 8m
13 Apr (a) Standedge (b) Dunham NE 5-7m
20 Apr (a) Altrincham-Lymm Circular (b) Dunham W 9m flat
27 Apr (a) Manchester Ringway Stage 4 (b) Dunham SW 7.5m
4 May Dunham S
11 May Dunham S
18 May Dunham S
25 May Memorial Plaque Donation Lunch NE
1 Jun (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
8 Jun (a) Manchester Ringway Stage 4. (b) Dunham SE
15 Jun Dunham
22 Jun (a) Edale to Chinley (b) Dunham S 7m
29 Jun (a) Bradwell Circular (b) Dunham S 8m
6 Jul (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
13 Jul (a) Saddleworth (b) Dunham N 6-7m
20 Jul (a) Whaley Bridge (b) Dunham SE 9m hilly
27 Jul (a) (b) Dunham
3 Aug (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
10 Aug (a) (b) Dunham
17 Aug (a) (b) Dunham
24 Aug (a) (b) Dunham
31 Aug (a) (b) Dunham
7 Sep (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
14 Sep (a) (b) Dunham
21 Sep (a) (b) Dunham
28 Sep (a) (b) Dunham
5 Oct (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
12 Oct (a) (b) Dunham
19 Oct (a) (b) Dunham
26 Oct (a) (b) Dunham
2 Nov (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
9 Nov (a) (b) Dunham
16 Nov (a) (b) Dunham
23 Nov (a) (b) Dunham
30 Nov (a) (b) Dunham
7 Dec (a) Manchester Ringway? (b) Dunham
14 Dec AGM

To join a walk:

It is a condition of joining a walk that participants understand and agree to abide by the rules for walks contained on the page, Walking with the MPC.

  Group at Dobcross, 2017. (c) Geoff Orsler  

We even enjoy the wet! Group at Dobcross. (c) Geoff Orsler 2017

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