Walks In Tameside 1 – Northern Tameside Walks
Walks In Tameside 1 – Northern Tameside includes mapping and route finding text for 20 great circular walks, with a total of over 75 miles of footpaths.
Tameside has some great walking, most of it undiscovered by it’s residents. The 20 circular walks included in Walks In Tameside 1 cover the areas of Audenshaw, Ashton-under-Lyne, Droylsden, Mossley and Stalybridge. The walking varies in levels of difficulty but most people who are reasonably fit are capable of completing the majority of them without any problems.
Some walks may stray into more than one town or occasionally into a different borough. Most of the walks take between 1-2 hours to complete. The terrain is a mixture of paths and tracks across farmland, fields and along canals or rivers. The only exception is the walk over the high moors from Carrbrook which is 10 miles in length and takes around 4 hours to complete. This particular walk should only be undertaken by experienced walkers capable of using a map and compass.
Some of the places visited in Walks In Tameside 1 are the Rocher Vale, Lower and Higher Hartshead, Hartshead Pike, the Knott Hill Nature Reserve, Ashton Moss and Park Bridge, all in Ashton-under-Lyne. The Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook, Lees Park and Littlemoss in Droylsden. Brown Edge, Roaches, Micklehurst and Luzley in Mossley. The Fairfield Circular and the Ashton Canal in Audenshaw. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Arlies, Heyrod, Carrbrook, the Stalybridge Country Park, the Lower Brushes Valley all in Stalybridge, the Harridge Pike Circular and the moors and reservoirs high above Stalybridge.
Some of the places visited have a long history for example Hartshead Pike, the Hudderfield Narrow Canal, the Ashton Canal and Daisy Nook.
Full mapping and route finding text is available by clicking on the link Walks In Tameside.
The video shows some of the paths, tracks and views of the varied walks in Walks In Tameside 1 – Northern Tameside.
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