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Manchester Weekend Walkers Group

Manchester Weekend Walkers lead public transport walks into fantastic countryside all year round.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

A leisurely and almost traditional Boxing Day walk, heading out from Manchester City Centre into wide open "countryside" on the banks of the River Irwell in Salford before returning to the City, with an optional stop towards the end if some of our regular pubs are open.

Leader: Andy B

Transport to Walk Start: No trains but trams will be operating to Manchester City Centre. and there will be some buses, check locally.

Meet Point:  Near the Emmeline Pankhurst statue in St Peter's Square, by the tram stop.

Waypoints: Greengate Park, The Meadows, Peel Park, Kersal Wetlands, Peel Park, The Crescent, Middlewood Locks.

Walk Start: From St Peter's Square at 11.30

Extra: No toilets at walk start or en route. No dogs apart from registered assistance dogs.

Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Start time:
11:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
12.9km / 8.0mi
Ascent:
50m / 164ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
SJ 83961 97933
Nearest postcode:
M2 3AA
what3words:
cattle.youth.push
Start time:
11:30 am

Meet at the Emmeline Pankhurst statue

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking