Upcoming Walks



January to March 2018


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 6th January
Hathersage to Grindleford  "Along the edge and through the woods"

An 8 mile moderate with some steep ascents and rough walking on moorland and forest tracks led by David Ross.

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

Route: Hathersage Station, North Lees Hall, Stanage Edge, Upper Burbage, Higger Tor, Millstone Edge Wood, Bolehill Wood, Grindleford Station.

Returning to Grindleford Station for the 15:28/16:28 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:50/16:50 to Sheffield.


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 20th January
Edale to Hope

A 9 mile strenuous walk led by Elaine Hawthorne.

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

Route: Edale Station, Ollerbrook Booth,  Crookstone Out Moor, Winhill, Aston, Hope Station.

Returning to Hope Station for the 15:39/16:39 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:39/16:40 to Sheffield.


Glossop Line, 3rd February
Hadfield Station Circular  "Torside Panorama"

An 11 mile moderate walk from Hadfield led by Mike Pell.

Starting at 10:00 from Hadfield Station, catch the 09:18 from Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield Station.

Route: Hadfield Station, Etherow Valley Way, Tintwisle Bridge, Arnfield Reservoir, Arnfield Covert, Millstone Rocks, Lads Leap, Crowden, Torside Reservoir, Longdendale, Hadfield Station.

Returning to Hadfield for the 15:59/16:29 to Manchester Piccadilly.


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 17th February
Marple to Romiley  "Parks, rivers and woodland winter wander"

A 7.5 mile easy walk - muddy with some steep inclines - from Marple led by Karen Todd.

Starting at 10:15 from Marple Station, catch the 09:49 to Marple Station from Manchester Piccadilly or the 09:14 from Sheffield to Marple.

Route: Marple Station, Brabyns Park, Etherow Country Park, The Keg, Peak Forest Canal, Chadkirk Chapel, Romiley Station

Returning to Romiley Station for the 15:13/15:41 to Manchester Piccadilly or the 15:06 /16:06 to Sheffield.


Buxton Line, Saturday 10th March (was 3rd March changed due to Rail strike)
Middlewood to Whaley Bridge "Late winter ramble"

An 8.5 mile moderate walk from Middlewood, with a 240m ascent led by Paul Senkans.

Starting at 10:30 from Middlewood Station, catch the 09:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Middlewood or the 09:27 from Buxton to Middlewood.

Route: Middlewood Station, Middlewood Way, Macclesfield Canal, Keepers Cottage, Dale Top, Bow Stones, Dissop Head, The Dipping Stone, Toddbrook Reservoir, Whaley Bridge Station.

Returning to Whaley Bridge Station for the 15:44 / 16:46 to Manchester Piccadilly, or 15:28 / 16:29 to Buxton.


Hope Valley, Saturday 17th March
New Mills to Marple

A 5.5 mile easy walk from New Mills Central Station led by Keith Nicholls.

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

Route: New Mills Central Station, Mousley Bottom, Hague Bridge, Peak Forest Canal, Marple Station.

Returning to Marple Station for the 14:38 to Manchester Piccadilly or the 14:10/15:00 to Sheffield.