Upcoming Walks


July to September 2017


Hope Line, Saturday 1st July
"Up and Down from Bamford"


    A 12.5 mile strenuous walk with some steep climbs from Bamford led by David Ross. A walk with great viewpoints on the high ground at the southern end of Ladybower Reservoir

    Starting at 10:00 from Bamford Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Bamford.

    Route: Bamford Station, Winhill Pike, Ladybower Reservoir, Ashopton, Whinstone Lee Tor, Cutthroat Bridge, Jarvis Clough, Bamford Edge, Bamford Station.

    Returning to Bamford for the 16:36 / 17:36 to Manchester Piccadilly or the 16:43 / 17:42 to Sheffield.



Hope Valley Line, Saturday 15th July
Chinley Circular - a celebration of 150 years of Chinley station


    A 7.5 mile moderate (at a slow pace) walk from Chinley led by Paul Senkas.

    Starting at 10:30 from Chinley Station, catch the 09:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Chinley or the 09:14 from Sheffield.

    Route: Chinley, Cracken Edge, New Allotment, Laneside Road, Shedyard Clough, Furness Vale, Peak Forest Canal, Buxworth, Whitehough, Chinley.

    Returning to Chinley for the 15:55 / 16:55 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:23 / 16:24 to Sheffield.



Buxton Line, Saturday 29th July
Buxton Circular - Goyt Valley


    A 10 mile moderate walk from Buxton led by Bob Findlow.

    Starting at 10:00 from Buxton Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton.

    Route: Buxton Station, Burbage Edge, Errwood Hall, Bunsal Cob, The Beet, Buxton.

    Returning to Buxton for the 16:29 / 17:28 to Manchester Piccadilly.



Hope Valley Line, Saturday 12th August
New Mills Central Circular


    A 6 mile easy walk from New Mills Central led by Keith Nicholls.

    Starting at 10:30 from New Mills Central Station, catch the 09:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills Central, or the 09:14 from Sheffield.

    Route: New Mills Central, Torside, River Goyt, Gowhole, Waterside, Furness Vale, Goyt Way, New Mills New Town and New Mills Central

    Returning to New Mills Central for the 15:03 / 16:03 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:16 to Sheffield.



Hope Valley Line, Saturday 26th August
Kinder Scout to Win Hill Pike


    A 12 mile strenuous walk from Edale led by Mike Pell.

    Starting at 10:00 from Edale Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Edale or the 09:14 from Sheffield.

    Route: Edale Station, Grindslow Knoll, Kinder Scout (southern edge), Crookstone Moor, Hope Cross, Win Hill Pike, Thornhill, Bamford Station.

    Returning to Bamford Station for the 16:36 / 17:36 to Manchester Piccadilly, or 15:42 / 16:43 to Sheffield Station.



Buxton Line, Saturday 9th September
Hadfield Circular


    An 11 mile strenuous walk from Whaley Bridge led by Elaine Hawthorne.

    Starting at 10:00 from Whaley Bridge Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Whaley Bridge Station, or the 09:27 from Buxton..

    Route: HWhaley Bridge Station, Taxal, Fernilee Reservoir, Whitehall Centre, Black Edge, Bank Hall, Chapel-en-le-Frith Station.

    Returning to Chapel-en-le-Frith Station for the 16:40 to Manchester Piccadilly or 16:37 to Buxton.