Category A walks, due to them being longer, generally start earlier and notice should be taken of individual walks instructions. 

Category B and C walks all start at 10:30 unless otherwise stated. 

Category A) May walk at a faster pace

Category B) Intermediate walks between Category A and C walks

Category C) Walks are easier and at a slower pace ideal for beginners

DateWalk CatName of WalkStart PointWalk Way PointsDistance & Terrain Description
22nd Apr 2023ATurton Heights9.30am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or Turton Tower, for a 10.00am startTurton Heights, Entwistle, Wayoh Reservoir, Turton Bottoms, Jumbles. 10 miles, paths and moorland.
BThe MastMoss Bank Park car parkBarrow Bridge, Hampson's Farm, The Mast, Burnt Edge8 miles
CRedisher WoodsMeet at the bottom of Lumb Carr Road near The Hare and Hounds Pub, Holcombe Brook.Redisher Woods, Greenmount Golf Course, Kirklees Trail, Summerseat, Tag Wood5 miles
29th Apr 2023ABaslow to Hathersage linear walkNether End car park, Baslow, DE45 1SR for 10.30am start, bus pass neededBaslow, Calver, Froggat, Grindleford, Burbage Bridge, Burbage Rocks, Fiddler’s Elbow, Higher Tor, Mitchell Field, Hathersage12 mile linear and moderate
BBowstone HillHough Fold Way, behind Morrisons Harwood, near the Health Centre Brookfold Lane, Bowstone Hill, Stormer Hill, Two Brooks, Affetside, Crompton's Farm, Bradshaw Bottoms8 miles
CMatchmoorBottom of George's Lane, HorwichMatchmoor Lane, Walkers Fold, Mast, Georges Lane,6 miles.
6th May 2023ASilverdale CircularBeach car park (bottom of Shore Rd past the Silverdale Hotel), KA5 0TP for a 10.15am startSilverdale, Red Rake, Far Arnside, Park Point, Arnside Tower, Waterslack Woods, Hawes water, Leighton Hall, Crag foot, Coastal Way, Silverdale14.5 miles and easy
BNo walk
CAinsworthWhite Horse, Stitch-me-Lane, Harwood Golf Course, Duke Wellington, Ainsworth reservoir, Walshaw Village, Bentley Hall.6 miles
13th May 2023A13 Arches and backMeet at Moses Gate Lower car park for a 9.45am startCanal, Irwell crossing, Shore Top, Sedgeley Park, Phillips Park, Viaduct, Clifton car park, Ringley, Blue wall, canal, 10 miles
BWorthington LakesWalk starts from free car park in Blackrod - opposite St Katherine's Church, (BL6 5EN)Freezeland, Toddington, Haigh Country Park, Red Rock, Worthington Lakes, Arley Wood, Hollins Head, Blackrod9 miles
CLead Mines CloughWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.05Street Drive, Lead Mines Clough, Dean House 5 miles
20th May 2023ANo walk
BClifton Country ParkMeet at Moses Gate Lower car parkRock Hall, Canal, Meccano Bridge, Ringley, Giant's Seat, Clifton Marina, Canal path to Moses Gate8 miles
CAmong the treesWalk starts at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue HorwichHigher Derbyshire, Chapels, Lower Barn, Sheep House Lane, Fisherman's Walk, Lever Park Ave6 miles
27th May 2023ACribden HillWhitaker Park top car park (BB4 8AT) opposite Ski Rossendale, Ski Slope for a 10.00am start.Cribden End, Goodshaw, Love Clough, Goodshaw Hill, Sherfin, Cribden Hill, Halo9 miles Rough moor/ Paths and Fields
BCounting HillMoss Bank Park car parkBarrow Bridge, Hampson's Farm, Sheepcote Green, Counting Hill, The Mast, Burnt Edge, Little Dakins8 miles
CAnglezarke ReservoirWalk starts at Anglezarke Reservoir car park. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.00Circular walk around Anglezarke Reservoir.5 miles
3rd Jun 2023AScorton9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or outside Scorton Barn, PR3 1AU for a 10am startWyre Way, Throstle nest farm, Grizedale Lee Reservoir, Harrisend Fell, Street Bridge10-12 miles. Fields and moorland
BAnglezarkeAnglezarke car parkKays Farm, Healey Nab, White Coppice, Anglezarke7 miles
CChorley Canal Walk125 Bus to Preston, stay on the bus at Chorley bus station and alight at bus stop directly outside Chorley hospital PR7 1PT Walk starts from bus stop.. Catch return bus at Adlington. Remember bus passesChorley, Botany Bay Canal, Ice Cream Bar, Adlington, Return Bus6 miles
10th Jun 2023AThe Dragon’s Back9.00 am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or Hollinsclough Church, near Buxton, SK17 0RQ for a 10.45am start (1hr 20m drive - 45 miles)Willshaw, Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill, High Wheeldon10 miles. Tracks and fields
BYarrowWalk starts at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue HorwichRivington School,Bungalow Grounds,Pigeon Tower, Dean Brook,Yarrow East, Yarrow West, Fisherman's Walk, Dryfield Lane7.5 miles
CTigers CloughBottom of George's Lane, HorwichFisheries, Memorial Gdns, Tigers Clough, Ormston Farm, Fisheries.6 miles
17th Jun 2023AAmbleside - Coach TripAmbleside Coach ParkDetails to be issued on the coach
BAmbleside - Coach TripAmbleside Coach ParkDetails to be issued on the coach
CAmbleside - Coach TripAmbleside Coach ParkLoughrigg Fell, River Rothay, Rydal, Rydal Park, Ambleside.6 miles - expect some inclines
24th Jun 2023AParlick Pike9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or at Chipping car park, PR3 2QH for a 10.15am startSaddle Fell, Langden Castle, Fairsnape Fell, Parlick Pike, Chipping11.5 miles. Moorland
BOld Coach RoadWalk starts at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue HorwichDerbyshires, Yarrow West, Old Coach Road, Lead Mine's Clough, Yarrow East, Lower Barn8 miles
CPeel TowerPeel Tower car park on Lumb Carr RdPeel Tower, Hawkshaw, Taylors Farm, Redisher Woods5.5 miles. Steep hill climb from the CP up to Peel Tower
1st Jul 2023ANo walk
BSpitler's EdgeNaylor's Terrace behind the old Belmont Bull Public House (Now apartments)Hordern Stoops, Spitler's Edge, Great Hill, Piccadilly, Higher Pastures House, Belmont8.5 miles
CBradshaw BottomsHough Fold Way, behind Morrisons Harwood, near the Health Centre Cricket Field, Bradshaw Bottoms, Jumbles Circuit, Riding Gate. 5 miles
8th Jul 2023AHog Lowe PikeHelmshore Textile Museum car park for a 10.00am startMoor Rd, Wet Moss, Scholes Height, Hog Lowe Pike, Edgerton Moss, Rossendale Way.11.5 miles Rough Moor / Paths.
BHaigh HallPark on road near Balcarres Arms, Copperas Lane, HaighCanal, Plantation Gates, Douglas Valley, Haigh Hall Grounds8 miles
CHorwich CircularHorwich Leisure CentreGolf Links, Curleys, Memorial Gardens, Fox Hill, Bridge Hotel5.5 miles
15th Jul 2023ANo walk
BChapel in the FieldMoss Bank Park car parkBarrow Bridge, Burnt Edge, Wildersmoor, Harts Houses, Chapel in the Field, High Rid, Doffcocker8.5 miles
CHaigh HallRed Rock car park. Follow the B5239 (Red Rock Lane) towards Standish, over the canal and the car park is 200m past the old Bridge 63 Public House on the right. If the car park is full park at Bridge 63 pub car park.Leeds Liverpool Canal, Haigh Hall, Leeds Liverpool Canal5 miles
22nd Jul 2023ARibble View9.15am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or Brownhill Arms car park, BB1 9BA for 10.00am startRamsgreave, Clayton le Dale, Ribble, Osbaldeston, Mellor, Brownhill Arms10-11 miles. Paths/fields and moderate
BWithnell MoorRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesRoddlesworth Reservoirs, Abbey Village,Withnell Moor,Stepping Stones, Rocky Brook7 miles
CHigh RidMeet at end of Fall Birch Rd where it meets Chorley New Road.High Rid, Doffcocker, Middlebrook Cycle Path6 miles
29th Jul 2023ALud’s Church & The Roaches Summer nibbles walk9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or The Roaches car park, Leek, ST13 8UA for a 10.45am start (1 hr 20 min drive - 48 miles)the roaches, Bearstone Rock, Lud’s church chasm, Black brook, Ramshaw rocks, 10 miles. Tracks and fields
BRoger Worthington's GraveJumbles car parkAffetside, Two Brooks, Boardmans via Valley, Edgworth, Turton Bottoms8 miles
CClifton / Philips ParkClifton Country Park – no 8 bus to Manchester for 10.10 (book to Clifton Marina)Clifton Marina country park, cycle path, along river Irwell, into Philips Park, Memorial Gardens, Bradley Brook, Clifton Marina.5 miles
5th Aug 2023AWaddingtonPark outside St Paul’s Church, Edisford Rd BB7 2LT for a 10.00am startLow Moor, sculpture trail, Waddington, Feazer wood, Rugglemice, Bashall hall, Edisford Bridge10.5 miles. Moderate
BWheelton MoorWalk starts at Anglezarke Reservoir car park. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.00Lead Mines Clough, Round Loaf, Drinkwaters, Wheelton Plantation, White Coppice8.5 miles
CWorthington lakesBlundell Lane, Little Scotland, Blackrod, Blackrod Bottoms, Crawshaw Hall, Worthington Lakes, Arley Hall, Blundell Lane.6 miles.
12th Aug 2023ACounty High Point9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or at Crowden car park, Woodhead Rd, Glossop, SK13 1HZ for a 10.15am startHey Edge, White Low, Black Hill, Black Chew Head, Crowden10 miles. Rough moorland
BPike CottageBottom of George's Lane, HorwichMatchmoor Lane, Heather Hall, Quarry East, TwoLads, Pike Cottage, Bungalow Grounds, Tigers Clough, Ormstons, Wilderswood7 miles
CAinsworthWhite Horse, Stitch-me-Lane, Harwood Golf Course, Duke Wellington, Ainsworth reservoir, Walshaw Village, Bentley Hall.6 miles
19th Aug 2023AHollingworth Lake9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or Hollingworth Lake car park OL15 0AQ for 10.00am startLydgate, Blackstone edge, Tag Heys, Tunshill Lane11 miles. Rough moorland
BTwo Lads & WildersmoorMoss Bank Park car parkBarrow Bridge, Walker Fold, Holden's, Two Lads, Pike Cottage, Wildersmore, Burnt Edge, Little Dakins, Barrow Bridge8 miles
CTippet HouseMoss Bank Park car parkSmithills Hall, Tippet House, Horrocks Hill Farm, Barrow Bridge5 miles
26th Aug 2023AFiendsdale Head9.15am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or Fell Foot Lane car park,near Chipping PR3 2NZ for a 10.30am startHigher Fairsnape, Hazelhurst, Fiendsdale head, Fairsnape Fell, Parlick Pike 11 miles. Fields/moorland
BGiant's SeatMeet at Moses Gate Lower car parkNob End, Rotary Way, Giant's Seat Wood, Cinder Hill, Clammerclough8 miles
CSeven AcresLeverhulme Park Leisure Centre car park Seven Acres, Leverhulme, Burnden.5 miles
2nd Sep 2023AGrassington Coach tripGrassington Coach ParkDetails to be issued on the coach
BGrassington Coach tripGrassington Coach ParkDetails to be issued on the coach
CGrassington Coach tripGrassington Coach ParkGrassington, River Wharfe, Thorpe, Linton Falls, Grassington6 miles
9th Sep 2023ADerbyshire 3 PeaksHope car park, S33 6SB for a 10.30am start or via train making own wayHope, Win HIll, Lose Hill, Mam Tor, Hope14.5 miles, Strenuous
BHole in OneTurton Tower car parkClough House, Torra Barn, Turton Golf Club, Witton Weaver's Way, Rotary Way, Turton Bottoms, Wayoh West8 miles
CLeverhulme / Moses gate.Leverhulme Park Leisure Centre car parkLeverhulme Park, Darcy Lever, Frog Lane, Moses Gate Park, Meccano Bridge. Return via River side,6 miles
16th Sep 2023AA Party weekend
BDoffcockerWhitehill Lane. Park on the road, by the side of Belmont Water Treatment PlantBarlow Park, Smithills Hall, Moss Bank Park, Doffcocker, Old Links Golf Club, Horrocks Fold7.5 miles
CLead Mines CloughWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.05Street Drive, Lead Mines Clough, Dean House 5 miles
23rd Sep 2023AWhitbarrow Scar9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or on lane near Derby Arms Hotel, Witherslack, LA11 6RH (M6 to A590 Barrow in Furness Rd) for 10.15am startHigh Fell End, Yewbarrow, Witherslack Hall, Lord’s Seat, Buck House Wood, Millside10 miles. Moderate
BJubilee TowerRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesJubilee Tower, Tockholes, Sunnyhurst Woods7 miles
CLinneyshaw Loop.Anchor Lane (bottom of lane) off Highfield Road Farnworth Linneyshaw loop, Ashton Fields, Blackleach Country Park. Return same way.4.5 miles
30th Sep 2023APinhaw Beacon9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or layby by Pinhaw Beacon (939472) for 10.15am startLothersdale, Surgill beck, Elslack reservoir, Pennine Way10-12 miles. Rough moorland
BHorwich CircularWalk starts at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue HorwichLower Barn, Dean Brook, Alance Bridge, Jepson's Gate, Manor House, Anglezarke, Liverpool Castle8.5 miles
CSummerseatWalk starts from outside the garden centre.Path near the old railway line, along the River Irwell to Burrs Country Park, return via Falshaws through Walmersley6 miles
7th Oct 2023AHow many PNFS’s?9.00am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or at Strines train station car park, Stockport, SK22 3AY for a 10.15am startTowing path, Strawberry Hill, Hollywood End, Moorend, White, Midshire’s Way10 miles. Track and fields
BAround AnglezarkeWalk starts at Anglezarke Reservoir car park. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.00Lead Mine's Clough, Hempshaws, Spitler's Edge, Great Hill, Drinkwaters, White Coppice, Anglezarke East8.5 miles
CHaigh HallBlundell Lane, Little Scotland, Blackrod, Haigh Hall Circuit, Blundell Lane, Little Scotland, Blackrod5 miles
14th Oct 2023ATwo Bridges9.15am at Aldi (Higher Bridge St, Bolton) or car park near Salesbury Hall, PR3 3XU, 200m up the hill from the hall.for a 10.15am startRibchester Bridge, Duddel, Huntingdon, Intack, Hurst Green, Dinkly Bridge.Brownhill Arms, BB1 9BA10 - 11 miles. Paths/fields and moderate
BStone CircleTurton Tower car parkStone Circle, Three Lowes, Wayoh West, Edgworth, Turton Bottoms, Jumbles East7 miles
CRivington GardensRivington Great House Barn car parkCircular tour of Rivington Gardens. The walk will go via the steps and paths only, and not the ravine.5 miles