Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) HAIGH PLANTATIONS – 11 Miles
Cars to Aspull Civic Centre CP. SD 613 078
Walk – Freezelands, Brown Fold, Canal, Haigh Plantations, Top Lock, Borsdane Woods
(2) WINTER WANDER – 8.5 Miles
Meet at Burrs Country Park, Bury, Chimney CP, BL8 1DA, GR SD 798126.
Walk – Summerseat, Ramsbottom Park, Buckhurst, Birtle, Chesham and return.
(3 & 4) CUERDEN VALLEY PARK – 6 Miles
Meet at Cuerden Valley Park, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, off the A6, GR SD 576 217; nearby postcode: PR6 7EA. Look for St John the Baptist Church.
A walk through a country park.
(1) AROUND CHIPPING – 10.5 Miles
Cars to Pay and Display CP in Chipping. SD 622 433.
Walk – indy Hill, Lickhurst Farm, Dinkling Green, Higher Greystonely, Knot Barn
(2) DAISY NOOK (By train and tram) – 9.3 Miles
Meet at Bolton Railway Station (on platform) in time for 9.48a.m. train to Manchester Victoria. Change to Oldham tram to Failsworth. Concessionary passholders are free. Other walkers buy Day Saver off peak train & tram ticket
Walk – Rochdale Canal, Brookdale Park, River Medlock, Medlock Vale, Daisy Nook Country Park, Park Bridge, Alexandra Park. Return to Manchester Victoria by tram from Oldham Central.
(3) COME SEE THE SNOWDROPS! – 7 Miles
MP A675 south of Riley Green near ex Boatyard Inn, GR 624 252. PC PR5 0SP.
Canal Path, Hoghton Bottoms, Offerton Fold
(4) BORSDANE WOOD – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Aspull Civic Centre. GR 611 078; WN2 1PJ. Turn left 300 yards after finger post on Wigan Lane, B5238, going towards Wigan.
Walk – Borsdane Wood, Hindley Hall, Top Lock and return.
(1) SINGING RINGING TREE – 11 Miles
Cars to Commercial Street, Loveclough. GR 812 272.
SRT, Cowside, Swinshaw Moor, Goodshaw Chapel.
(2) ANGLEZARKE – 8 Miles
Cars to: Anglezarke reservoir CP. Nearest post code: PR6 9DQ, GR SD 619 162.
Walk – Lead Mines Clough, Horden Pasture, Spittlers Edge, Great Hill, White Coppice, Anglezarke reservoir and return.
(3) ENTWISTLE CIRCULAR – 7 Miles
MP Batridge Barn car park (top) GR SD 721 172
Walk – Cadshaw, Bull Hill, Waterstone Road, Entwistle Reservoir.
(4) A BIT OF BULLY – 5/6 Miles
Meet on Rivington Village Green, nearest post code BL6 7SD.
Walk to High Bullough Reservoir via Yarrow and Anglezarke Reservoirs, returning along The Street.
(1) ARNSIDE – 11 Miles
Park on the Front at Arnside. GR 456 787
Walk – Coastal Path, Fairy Steps, Arnside Knot.
(2) LONGSIGHT – 8 Miles
Cars to the Barlow Institute, Edgworth, BL7 0AP, GR SD 742 166
Walk – Jumbles, Bradshaw, Longsight, Harwood Quarry, Roading Brook and return.
(3) HEALEY NAB AND WHITE COPPICE – 7.5 Miles
MP Knowsley Lane GR 620 156 between Upper Rivington and Anglezarke.
Walk – Back Lane, Healey Nab, White Coppice, The Goit and return.
(4) KIRKLEES TRAIL – 5.5 Miles
Meet at Burrs Country Park, near the Big Chimney. GR 798126, PC BL8 1DA.
Walk – Kirklees Trail, Tottington, Summerseat, Irwell Valley Way.