Walks - Short
Three to four mile walks every Wednesday at 10-30am except the 1st Wednesday of the month.
The walks cover a wide variety of countryside in Derbyshire, Cheshire, and Greater Manchester.
For distant walks, sharing cars is an option.
Different people volunteer to lead the walks.
The Group Leaders welcome people for this task.
All walks start at 10.30 am prompt, Please wear good walking boots or shoes.
The annual lunch for the Short walks group will be held again at The Alma Lodge Hotel, 149 Buxton Road, Stockport, SK2 6EL. on Wednesday 20th November at 12 noon for 12.30.
All present and past member of this group are welcome. The cost will be £22 per head inclusive of service charge, this is for 3 courses plus tea and coffee.
Menu choices will follow as soon as these have been finalised. We will be taking bookings at the October and November monthly meetings, and hope to see you all at the Alma Lodge.
Contact Group Leaders - Bob & Chris Wain
For telephone numbers check with group leaders
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Jan 29th||Easy Walk 3.7 miles, mostly on good firm paths-canal, golf course and Middlewood way. Leaders Hilary & Ray Park at High Lane Village Hall, Windlehurst Rd, (SK6 8AB).|
|Wed Feb 5th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Feb 12th||From Brabyns Park and a full round of Etherow, No stiles, normally reasonable ground conditions Judith Curry. Meet in Brabyns Park, Brabyns Brow, Marple, .(SK6 5DT).|
|Wed Feb 19th||2 hr walk via Middlewood Way, Fields of Lyme, ladder stile, two traditional stiles and kisssing gates. Uphill section and potenially muddy. Leader Sara Stabb Meet at Jacksons Brick Works car park, Higher Poynton (SK12 1TY).|
|Wed Feb 26th||3.7 miles Macc Forest Area ciruclar (some stiles and steps along the route). Leader Jim Hollingsworth Visitor Centre Macc forest (parking fee) (SK11 0NS).|
|Wed Mar 4th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Mar 11th||4 mile walk around Bollington, good paths on stiles anticipated. Ray & Shelagh Berry.|
Meet at Public Car Park Bollington, Adlington Rd,Opposite the cricket ground.(SK10 5JT).
|Wed Mar 18th||Canal walk via Roman Lakes. No stiles. Leader Eileen Stoney Meet in Brabyns Park, Brabyns Brow, Marple, .(SK6 5DT).|
|Wed Mar 25th||Short canal walk ,then Green Park Farm into Lyme Park. Could be a little muddy. Gill Cameron & Judith Curry|
Meet at Nelsons Pit car park. (SK12 1TH). (A small charge for parking).
|Wed Apr 1st||NO WALK MONTHLY MEETING|
|Wed Apr 8th||Hayfield Birch vale, Little Hayfield Provisional|
|Wed Apr 15th||Lymm Dam and Canal 3.8 miles Provisional Usual car park.|
|Wed Apr 29th||Brabyns Park circular taking in the Canal, Goyt River and Roman Bridge. Provisional|
|Wed May 6th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed May 13th||Congleton from Glebe Farm taking in canel and golf course area. Provisional|
|Wed May 20th||Romiley forum 3.85 miles circular. Provisional|
|Wed May 27th||3.9 miles Chorlton Water Park. Provisional|
|Wed Jun 3rd||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Jun 10th||Biddulph Way 3.8 miles could be muddy in places . Provisional|
|Wed Jun 17th||Ashford in the Water to Monsal Head, 4 miles. Provisional|
|Wed Jun 24th||Mellor church N.2 Walk Provisional|
|Wed Jul 1st||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Jul 8th||Bollington Canal and Railway Line. Provisional|
|Wed Jul 15th||4 mile re-run of the Bents Garden Centre Walk (A580 East Lancs Rd). Provisional Spouses may wish to accompany their partners and spend a couple of hours visiting the garden Centre which has lots of interesting things to see and do. (WA3 5NT).|
|Wed Jul 22nd||No 2. Whaley Bridge circular from A5004 layby taking in Goyt Reservoirs and Taxal Church. Provisional|
|Wed Jul 29th||3.5 miles From Mobberley church. Provisional|
|Wed Aug 5th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Aug 12th||Lyme No2 from Nelson Pit. Provisional|
|Wed Aug 19th||Mobberley Brook, 3.75 mile flat walk in the Mobberley area. Provisional Park at and start from Church Inn, Mobberley (WA16 7RD).|
|Wed Aug 26th||Bollington White Nancy circular Provisional David's old walk|
|Wed Sep 2nd||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Sep 9th||Etherow to Brabyns top to bottom., bring your bus pass. Provisional MEET AT 9.55am at the bus stop under the Coop Village Clock, Marple Bridge. (SK6 5DT).|
|Wed Sep 16th||Bollington to Rainow circular. Provisional Meet in the village main car park|
|Wed Sep 23rd||Loin Salt Works. Provisional|
|Wed Sep 30th||Mellor No.1 walk Shiloh Rd to Marple Bridge via the Mellor Cross. Provisional 10.05am 375 Bus route to Top Mellor.|
|Wed Oct 7th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Oct 14th||Macclesfield Garden Centre to Sutton Reservoir and canal. Provisional Macclesfield Garden Centre.|
|Wed Oct 21st||Redesmere sailing club circular. Provisional Redesmere Lake Duck feeding area car park.|
|Wed Oct 28th||Marsden Arms circular. Provisional|
|Wed Nov 4th||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Nov 11th||Mellor No2 walk from 5 lane end to Marple via Mellor Cross (Remembrance Day) Provisional|
|Wed Nov 18th||Tegg's nose circular. Provisional|
|Wed Nov 25th||3.9 miles Chorlton Water Park. Provisional|
|Wed Dec 2nd||NO WALK OPEN MEETING|
|Wed Dec 9th||Jacksons Lane to Poynton Pool via the new A555 road. Provisional Lay by on Jacksons lane.|
|Wed Dec 16th||Rose Hill via Johns to Canal and back via the allotments. Provisional|
|Wed Dec 23rd||Short walk winding down for the Xmas festivities. Provisional|
|Wed Dec 30th||No 3 walk in Lyme Provisional|