Sunday, 22 April 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Start time 10:00
14 miles / 22.5 km
Meet at the Bridge, Edenfield Road, Norden, Rochdale, OL11 5TT. SD859.145. (Park on Black Pits if the car park is busy). From the Bridge we go down Black Pits, past the chimney, towards the Tea shop. Then north past the farms towards Owd Betts. Cross Edenfield Road, up and over Knowl Hill, past the wind turbines up to the Rossendale Way. East to the Pennine Bridleway, following it southeast/south to Rooley Moor Road. Northeast towards Cowm reservoir, round Cowm thenhead south/southwest through the housing estate, past the school, then turn west towards Spring Mill reservoir, then up to Rooley Moor Road, down to Greenbooth reservoir and back to the Bridge, Norden.
Thursday, 26 April 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Start time 11:00
7 miles / 11.3 km
The initial part of the walk involves a steep section up to Pecket Well followed by a bracing moorland section via Deer Stones Edge to High Brown Knoll (1453 feet). We will also walk among fine woodland and beck scenery on our descent to Midgehole.
Saturday, 28 April 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
11 miles / 17.7 km
The walk passes the Manchester heliport, proceeds along a very straight road before going through the Little Woolden Moss Nature Reserve, a raised peat bed which is being restored. It follows the Glazebrook trail before returning to the other side of the peat bog and eventually to Cadishead. It is all very flat, a bit boggy in places but No Stiles!
Thursday, 3 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Start time 19:00
5 miles / 8 km
Saturday, 5 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Meeting time 12:30,
Start time 13:00
Sunday, 6 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Start time 10:30
8 miles / 12.9 km
The Piethorne Valley
This walk is part of the Greater Manchester Walking Festival.
Thursday, 10 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Tandle Hill, Hopwood Woods Circular (Part of the Greater Mancheter Walking Festival)
Saturday, 12 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
10 miles / 16.1 km
Around Ovenden Moor and a Stanza Stone
Thursday, 17 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
Dry Mere & Blackstone Edge
Sunday, 20 May 2018 (Group: Rochdale)
A Tale of Two Cloughs