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Walking maps

General walking links

Manchester area walking links

  • Alexandra Park
    Regular health walks and five km runs;
    www.whalleyrange.org/friendsofalexandrapark/
  • Buile Hill Park
    For contact details check out;
    www.salford.gov.uk/builehill
  • Croal Irwell Valley 1 
  • Crowcroft Park manchesterhistory.net/LONGSIGHT/PARKS/crowcroft2.html
  • Dainewell Woods
    40 acres of woodland part of Red Rose Forest with 3 way-marked walks of 1km, 2.9km and 4km.
  • Daisy Nook Country Park and Medlock Vale
    www.tameside.gov.uk/corpgen/new/walk6.htm
    www.ashton-under-lyne.com/daisynook.htm
  • Irk Valley 1 – Heaton Park to Blackley Forest.
    Moderate terrain following surfaced paths with some steps and boardwalks.
    Estimated walk time: 1 hour.
    Distance: 2.8km (1.7 miles).
    For a leaflet about this walk, contact Catherine Hartley (Project Officer) on 0161 237 5656. 
  • Irk Valley 1a – Blackley Forest to Harpurhey Ponds
    Moderate terrain.
    For a leaflet about this walk, contact Catherine Hartley (Project Officer) on 0161 237 5656.
  • Irk Valley 2 – Harpurhey Ponds to Queens Park
    Moderate terrain following some surfaced paths and pavements, with a small section of field footpath. Estimated walk time: 1 hour.
    Distance: 2.2km (1.3 miles).
    For a leaflet about this walk, contact Catherine Hartley (Project Officer) on 0161 237 5656.
  • Irk Valley 3 – Queens Park to St. Michael's Flags
    Easy terrain with some gentle steps, primarily on surfaced footpaths or pavements.
    Estimated walk time: 45 minutes.
    Distance 2.6km (1.6 miles).
    For a leaflet about this walk, contact Catherine Hartley (Project Officer) on 0161 237 5656.
  • Irk valley 4 – St. Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow
    Explore the heritage of this green oasis.
    For a leaflet about this walk, contact Catherine Hartley (Project Officer) on 0161 237 5656.
  • Irwell Sculpture Trail
  • Longford Park
  • Walking the way to health organised through Friends of Longford Park: a gentle stroll around the main paths in Longford Park.
  • Manchester City Centre Urban Walks 1 – 6 
  • Manchester City Centre Health Walks ITV 1 – 6 
  • Mersey Valley - Walking map leaflets available from Mersey Valley Visitor Centre Tel 0161 976 6914. 
  • Mersey Valley 2: Chorlton Ees
  • Health walk 1.3 km red waymarkers.
  • Mersey Valley 3: Sale Water Park
  • Health walk 1.1 km red waymarkers.
  • Mersey Valley 4: Chorlton Water Park
  • Health walk 1.8km red waymarkers.
  • Mersey Valley 5: Millgate Fields
  • Health walk 1.6km red waymarkers;
  • Newton Heath
  • University Campus Walks
    http://www.estates.manchester.ac.uk/services/es/travel/walk/
  • Worsley
    www.daleswalks.co.uk/walks/readers/walk01/index.html
  • Wythenshawe Park
    Manchester Leisure Health Walks in South Manchester