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Greater Manchester Walks,
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

 

Dark Peak North - Black Hill & Dovestone Reservoir Walks

Peak District National Park

Walking highlights - circular walks based on the Pennine Way, the wild moorland around Black Hill, Laddow Rocks, the gritstone edges of Saddleworth Moor above Dovestone Reservoir and the wide open spaces of Wessenden Moor.

Where to stay - Holmfirth, Hadfield, Mossley and Marsden are convenient for this area.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
2914The Pots & Pans from Uppermilleasy/mod4.50
2634Broadstone Hill & the Cotton Famine Roadmoderate7.00
2517Chew Reservoir & Fox Stone from Dovestonesmoderate7.50
2553Greenfield Reservoir & Raven Stones from Dovestonemoderate8.00
2600Chew Reservoir & the Pennine Waymod/hard14.00
 

South Pennines Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1849Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a carmoderate8.00
3380Blackstone Edge from Hollingworth Lakemoderate9.00
 

Bolton Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
2584Turton & Entwistle and Wayoh Resrs. from Jumblesmoderate10.00
 

Rochdale Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1619Cheeseden Brook from Pooley Bridge, Heywood easy/mod7.40
1421★☩Turf Moor & Black Hill from Ashworth Resovoirmoderate10.50
 

Tameside Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
2521Hollingworthall Moor & Walkerwood Reservoirsmoderate7.00

 
Walks that start in adjacent counties / areas.

Walks that start in adjacent counties or areas but cross the boundary and include sections of the route within Greater Manchester

WalkDescriptionStarts In
1686Cown Edge from Broadbottom Derbyshire
2245Winter Hill & Rivington PikeLancashire
2359Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from MarsdenWest Yorkshire

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