Walks by gmringway

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The GM Ringway is Greater Manchester’s walking trail. Covering all ten boroughs of the city-region, the 200-mile trail explores an astonishing variety of natural and historical sites. Easily accessed by public transport, each of the trail’s 20 stages offers a unique walking experience.

Walks by gmringway

  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 1

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 7

    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
  • Preview of Jumbles Reservoir circular

    Jumbles Reservoir circular

    Bromley Cross, Bolton

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    1hr 45m / 4.7km
    A picturesque reservoir and valley walk. Some steeper and slippery sections near the start.
    Public toilets Picnic spot Child friendly Great views Public transport Water feature
  • Preview of Bury to Burrs Step-free Jaunt

    Bury to Burrs Step-free Jaunt

    Bury, Greater Manchester

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    by gmringway

    2hr 20m / 7.1km
    A step-free there-and-back route from Bury town centre with an exploration of Burrs Country Park.
    Wheel friendly Water feature Refreshments Public transport Dog friendly Child friendly
  • Preview of Dove Stone Reservoir link

    Dove Stone Reservoir link

    Greenfield, Oldham

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    3 hours / 9km
    A circular walk, with great views, From Greenfield station to the Dove Stone Reservoir RSPB reserve.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport Hilly & steep Public toilets
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 12

    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
  • Preview of Bramhall Step-free Saunter

    Bramhall Step-free Saunter

    Bramhall

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    1hr 50m / 5.3km
    A lovely step-free walk visiting Bramhall Park, Bramall Hall and two nature reserves.
    Wheel friendly Refreshments Public toilets History Child friendly Public transport
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 15

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 2

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 3

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 11

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 10

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 6

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 5

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 4

    GM Ringway Stage 4

    Bramhall, Stockport

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    by gmringway

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 13

    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
  • Preview of GM Ringway Stage 9

    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
  • Preview of Salford Quays Circular

    Salford Quays Circular

    Salford, Greater Manchester

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    2hr 30m / 7.7km
    A step-free sampler of the GM Ringway trail including the Salford Quays waterfront and Ordsall Hall.
    Wheel friendly Public transport Child friendly Water feature History Refreshments

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