Future Events

Sat 27th Sep 2014

Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Group Walk - 20ml. 09.00 Ashton-under-Lyne rlwy stn (c.p. at stn; if coming from West Yorkshire, catch 08.15 train from Huddersfield - check nearer the time). Maps: Exp 1,21,277,288 Start GR SJ938993, Finish GR SE150164. Walk to Huddersfield (junction with Huddersfield Broad Canal) by canalside & Standedge…

Sat 11th Oct 2014

The Village

Group Walk - 18ml. 09.00 Bowden Bridge c.p, Hayfield. Map: Exp 1 (GR SK049869). 'The Village' filmed around Hayfield was on the TV in April 2013. The walk joins several of the location shots from that programme. 3350' asc. C: Duncan Smith Telephone number in Strider

Sat 22nd Nov 2014

Adlington Round and AGM - Event Details Updated

Group Walk - 9ml. 09.15 Legh Arms c.p. Adlington. Map: Exp 268 (GR SJ911804). On Middlewood, Gritstone and Canal, return for Carvery at 13.30 and AGM at 14.00. Social pace. Please confirm carvery - required by 10th Nov. C: David Allen Telephone number in Strider

Wed 26th Nov 2014

Curry Night

Group Walk - Details on web site. C: Quentin Blagg Telephone number in Strider

Sun 14th Dec 2014

Hartshead for Christmas

Group Walk - 10ml. 10.00 Hartshead Inn, Mossley Road, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 9AQ. Maps: Exp 1,277 (GR SD963017). A walk in the Tame Valley and the Peak foothills, followed by Christmas dinner at the Inn. Please book with leader by 1st December. Festive set menu is £18.95 per head (£5 deposit, please):…

Sun 4th Jan 2015

A Walk in the Park

Group Walk - 15ml. 09.00 Nelson Pit Visitor Centre, Higher Poynton. Map: Exp 1 (GR SJ945834). Step into the New Year by continuing the TV theme from last year, let us see if we can find scenes from Pride and Prejudice, The Village and The Zoo. Possible café stop late pm. L: Steve Osborne Telephone number in…

Sun 25th Jan 2015

Where Wizards Walk in Winter

Group Walk - 15ml. 09.30 From c.p. at junction of B5087 & B5359, Alderley Edge. Maps: LR 118 Exp 268 (GR SJ842785). Our very own wizard will tell us the Legend of The Wizard of Alderley Edge (very scary). Short pub stop. C: Quentin Blagg Telephone number in Strider

Sat 14th Feb 2015

We All Love Dove Holes

Group Walk - 15ml. 08.25 Torkington Park c.p. for 08.54 bus to Derbyshire’s favourite village. Maps: LR 109 Exp 1,24,268 (GR SJ925865). Walk back to Hazel Grove via some of the Leader's favourite spots. L: Quentin Blagg Telephone number in Strider

Sat 21st Feb 2015

Kinder Edges

Group Walk - c17ml. 09.00 Bowden Bridge cp, Hayfield. Map: Exp 1 (GR SK049869). Up William Clough & along N edge to Crookstone Knoll & back on S edge to Kinder Low, return via Red Brook (or if wanted a full tour via the Downfall & reverse route down William Clough or Sandy Heys. Be prepared for winter…

Sun 8th Mar 2015

Kinder’s Little Brother

Group Walk - 18ml. 09.00 Layby on A5004 opp Taxal. Map: Exp 24 (GR SK008798). A walk in the Goyt Valley but including a complete circuit of the Coombes Edge/Black Edge plateau. Joint walk with Staffs Group. L: Bob Kelly Telephone number in Strider

Sun 29th Mar 2015

F,C,F,E,A,B in D Flat Major

Group Walk - 18ml. 08.30 Village c.p. Dunsop Bridge. Maps: LR 103 Exp 41 (GR SD660501). Hum it or sing it as you go round, as that is the first six keys for the bass trombone in the Slaidburn March, so quite appropriate. A circular route in Bowland taking in Dunsop Bridge, Newton and Slaidburn. Chance for those…

Sun 4th Oct 2015

Goyt Valley Challenge - Event Details Updated

Challenge Event - 24.5 or 13.5ml. 10 hours; finish by 18.00. Burbage Institute, Buxton SK17 6UL Map: Exp 24 (GR SK044729). This is a brand new challenge event organised by the South Manchester LDWA. Two attractive but challenging routes through the western Peak District including Axe Edge, Errwood and Fernilee…