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    GM Ringway Stage 1

    Greater Manchester

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    3hr 30m / 11.7km
    Stage 1 of the GM Ringway, Greater Manchester's walking trail, from city centre to Sale Water Park.
    Public toilets Refreshments Public transport History Water feature Botanics
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    GM Ringway Stage 2

    Greater Manchester

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    3hr 30m / 10.6km
    A walk between Sale Water Park and Didsbury Village tram stations through the verdant Mersey Valley.
    Great views Child friendly Water feature Public transport Picnic spot Botanics
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    GM Ringway Stage 3

    Didsbury, Manchester

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    3hr 45m / 11.7km
    Stage 3 of the GM Ringway links Didsbury and Bramhall via Cheadle Village and the Ladybrook Valley.
    History Public transport Water feature Refreshments Great views Picnic spot
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    GM Ringway Stage 4

    Bramhall, Stockport

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    4hr 15m / 12.7km
    A lovely walk from Bramhall to Middlewood, taking you from the leafy suburbs into open countryside.
    Great views Water feature Botanics Public transport Wildlife Dog friendly
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    GM Ringway Stage 5

    Middlewood, Stockport

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    4hr 15m / 13.1km
    A walk between Middlewood and Strines stations taking in the history and scenery of Lyme Park.
    Public toilets Picnic spot Refreshments Great views History Public transport
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    GM Ringway Stage 6

    Strines, Stockport

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    4hr 45m / 13.4km
    A walk between Strines & Marple stations via Mellor Moor & the Goyt Valley with stunning views.
    Water feature Great views Public transport Refreshments Dog friendly History
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    GM Ringway Stage 7

    Marple

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    2hr 45m / 13.4km
    A walk from Marple to Broadbottom via canals, valleys and a hilltop country park, with views galore!
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Public toilets
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    GM Ringway Stage 8

    Broadbottom to Greenfield

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    6 hours / 18.5km
    Breathtaking views and a hilly climb into the Peak District, passing streams, reservoirs and heather
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport Hilly & steep Botanics
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    GM Ringway Stage 9

    Greenfield, Oldham

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    7 hours / 20.1km
    This stage connects Greenfield with Newhey and explores the stunning scenery of Saddleworth.
    Dog friendly Great views Hilly & steep Public transport History Wildlife
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    GM Ringway Stage 10

    Newhey, Greater Manchester

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    5 hours / 18.3km
    This challenging stage explores classic South Pennines scenery including another section of the Pennine Way.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Hilly & steep
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    GM Ringway Stage 11

    Littleborough, Rochdale

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    7 hours / 20km
    This stage is long and challenging, offering lovely moorland walking interspersed with canals, reservoirs and waterfalls.
    Water feature Great views Public transport Hilly & steep Refreshments Child friendly
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    GM Ringway Stage 12

    Norden

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    7 hours / 21.1km
    Stage 12 connects Norden with Bury via Knowl Hill, peaceful valleys and a pretty village.
    Great views Refreshments Picnic spot Public transport Hilly & steep Water feature
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    GM Ringway Stage 13

    Bury, Greater Manchester

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    6hr 15m / 18km
    A varied wander from Bury to Bromley Cross via the Irwell Valley, Holcombe Hill & peaceful pathways.
    Hilly & steep Great views Public transport Refreshments Water feature Picnic spot
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    GM Ringway Stage 14

    Greater Manchester

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    3hr 58m / 19.1km
    A walk that takes in Smithills Estate as it builds in incline to reach the peak of Winter Hill.
    Great views Hilly & steep Public transport History Refreshments Botanics
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    GM Ringway Stage 15

    Blackrod to Wigan

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    5hr 30m / 16.3km
    Stage 15 links Blackrod and Wigan via a lovely mix of pastureland, waterways & Haigh Woodland Park.
    Picnic spot Refreshments Water feature Great views Public transport Botanics
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    GM Ringway Stage 16

    Wigan, Greater Manchester

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    5hr 15m / 16.3km
    A gorgeous exploration of England's newest National Nature Reserve: the Flashes of Wigan and Leigh.
    Water feature Great views Public transport Botanics Wildlife Dog friendly
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    GM Ringway Stage 17

    Leigh, Greater Manchester

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    5 hours / 16.4km
    A walk through the peaceful mosslands between Leigh and Irlam – a haven for rare flora and fauna.
    Public transport Wildlife Botanics Picnic spot Great views Water feature
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    GM Ringway Stage 18

    Irlam

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    5hr 30m / 17.4km
    Stage 18 links Irlam and Altrincham via the lovely Bollin Valley and the NT Dunham Massey estate.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    GM Ringway Stage 19

    Greater Manchester

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    5 hours / 14.6km
    Stage 19 of the GM Ringway links Altrincham and Stretford via the canal, parks, nature reserves and Sale Water Park.
    Wildlife Water feature Public toilets Refreshments Public transport Picnic spot
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    GM Ringway Stage 20

    Stretford

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    4hr 45m / 14.3km
    Stage 20 of the GM Ringway links Stretford and Manchester via waterside paths and stunning heritage attractions.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Public transport History

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