Upcoming Walks



October to December 2017


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 7th October
Marple Circular

A 6 miles Easy / Moderate walk which will involve stiles, farmland and a few small climbs led by Keith Nicholls.

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

Route: Marple Station, Brabyns Park, Compstall Bridge, Etherow Country Park, Benfield Clough, Upper Water meetings Farm, Aquaduct, Marple Station.

Returning to Marple Station for the 15:09/15:38 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:10/16:10 to Sheffield.


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 21st October
Wax Caps to Deceivers - a Fungi Walk

A 7 miles Moderate Walk led by Paul Senkans. Quite hilly, slow pace. Many species of fungi, with a few bird species.

Starting at 10:30 from Dore Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Dore Station, or Sheffield 10:14 to Dore Station

Route: Dore Station, Ecclesall Wood, Sports Ground, Whirlow Bridge, Limb Valley, Ringinglow, Houndkirk Road, Fox House, Granby Wood, Yarncliffe Wood, Grindleford Station.

Returning to Grindleford Station for the 15:29/16:28 to Manchester Piccadilly or 15:58/16:58 to Sheffield.


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 4th November
Edale Station to New Mills Central Station

An 11 mile strenuous walk from Edale led by Elaine Hawthorne.

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

Route: Edale Station, Pennine Way, Upper Booth, Jacobs Ladder, South Head, Pennine Bridleway, Peep O` Day, Shedyard Clough, Gowhole, New Mills Central Station.


Returning to New Mills Central for the 15:25/16:03 to Manchester Piccadilly or the 15:16/16:17 to Sheffield.


Buxton Line, Saturday 18th November
Buxton Ring of Trees

A 10 mile moderate walk from Buxton led by Mike Pell.

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

Route: Buxton Station, Corbar Cross, Cavendish Golf Club, Watford Farm, Burbage Edge, Grinlow, Solomons Temple, Dukes Drive, Park, Buxton Station

Returning to Buxton Station for the 15:29/16:29 to Manchester Piccadilly.


Hope Valley Line, Saturday 2nd December
A Winter Wander on Kinder

A 9.5 mile strenuous walk from Edale. with a steep ascent and rough walking on open moorland led by David Ross.

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

Route: Grindsbrook Clough, Crowden Tower, Pym Chair, Noe Stool, Kinder Summit, Red Brook, Kinder Low, Jacob’s Ladder, Upper Booth, Edale.

Returning to Edale Station for the 15:48 / 16:47 to Manchester Piccadilly, or 16:34 to Sheffield.


Buxton Line, Saturday 16th December
Whaley Bridge Circular

An 11 mile moderate walk from Whaley Bridge led by Roy Gatley.

Starting at 10:00 from Whaley Bridge Station, catch the 08:49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Whaley Bridge Station, or the 09:25 from Buxton.

Route: Whaley Bridge Station, old High Peak railway track bed, Combs Village, Eccles Pike, Whaley Bridge Station.

Returning to Whaley Bridge Station for the 15:39/16:27 to Manchester Piccadilly or the 15:28/16:29 to Buxton.