Transpeak Walks





Update (29th June 2021)

Transpeak Walks are excited to announce the restart of our walk programme.

IMPORTANT BOOKING INFORMATION
Due to a reduced availability of walk leaders and assistants, we are having to make some changes.

We are offering a walk every 3 weeks and attendance is strictly by BOOKING ONLY.
Furthermore, we are only accepting bookings for the next walk in the programme. So you can book for the first walk anytime up to the 23rd July after this date we will take bookings for the second walk on 14th August, and so on.

If you cannot make the walk after booking, please let the booking line know so another walker can be offered your place.
Please refrain from joining the walk unless you have booked by telephone or received your confirmation email. Obviously if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 do not attend the walk and please cancel your booking.
This is to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment. Thank you


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We are Transpeak Walks - a free to the public voluntary walking group covering the Peak District. We specialise in station to station walks, concentrating on The Hope Valley (Manchester to Sheffield), Manchester to Buxton & Manchester to Glossop railway lines. The varied programme is based on the use of public transport to access the Peak District National Park.






We have walked the Peak District for more than ten years. Our walk leaders are experienced hill-walkers some are Peak District Rangers. Our typical walking group is around 20-30 walkers depending upon the grade of the walk.

So, take a look at our upcoming walks page, book a place and jump on the train to the Peak District for a great day in the countryside.


The Peak District forms the southern end of the Pennines and much of the area is uplands above 1,000 feet (300 m), with a high point on Kinder Scout of 2,087 ft (636 m). Despite its name, the landscape generally lacks sharp peaks, being characterised by rounded hills and gritstone escarpments (the "edges"). The area is surrounded by major conurbations, including Huddersfield, Manchester, Sheffield, Derby and Stoke-on-Trent.

The National Park covers 555 square miles (1,440 km2) of Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and South and West Yorkshire, including the majority of the area commonly referred to as the Peak. Its northern limits lie along the A62 road between Marsden and Meltham, north east of Oldham, while its southernmost point is on the A52 road on the outskirts of Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The Park boundaries were drawn to exclude large built-up areas and industrial sites from the park; in particular, the town of Buxton and the adjacent quarries are located at the end of the Peak Dale corridor, surrounded on three sides by the Park.
(extract from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_District)

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Tranpeak Walks is financially supported by the High Peak & Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership and Northern Rail.
We are grateful for the support of these organisations and also to our voluntary walk leaders and back markers.