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Stylised heron and name on green discEtherow - Goyt Valley Way

24 km / 15 miles

Cheshire, Derbyshire
A route linking Stockport with Longdendale on the western edge of the Peak District, it follows the River Goyt upstream to the confluence with the River Etherow north of Marple which it then follows to Broadbottom continuing through Woolley Bridge and Hollingworth to Bottoms Reservoir and the Longdendale Trail. There is a link to the Trans Pennine Trail walking route at Bottoms Reservoir.

From Compstall to Broadbottom, the E2 E-Route uses the Etherow - Goyt Valley Way.

See also E-Routes (E2).


Path Type
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Waymark: Stylised heron and name on green disc
Stylised heron and name on green disc
Challenging; Lake/Reservoir/Loch; River
SJ907905 - Vernon Park, Stockport, Cheshire
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SK024960 - Hadfield, Derbyshire
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Etherow : Goyt Valley Way (Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council)


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Route Profile:

22.7 Km (14.1 miles)
598 m (1,962 ft) ascent
250 m (820 ft)  maximum height