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Places Visited 2022

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Parrs Wood

26th June 2022

This is a beautiful walk a short distance from the car park in Parrs Wood along the canal towards the famous Stockport pyramid on the M60. Easy walk for people who want a flat walk and can take pushchair with you

25th June 2022

The trail follows a well-defined footpath which runs as close to the edge of the two rivers as possible to provide spectacular views of the waterfalls.

The Roaches and Lud's Church

19th June 2022

Located in the Peak District National Park in England, The Roaches is a stunning ridge with many rock formations. The name ‘Roaches’ comes from the French word ‘roches’ which means ‘rocks’. At a height of 505 m (1,657 ft) it rises above the nearest town of Leek and Tittesworth Reservoir. Therefore, from the top on a clear day you can see much of Cheshire and even Snowdon in North Wales.

12th June 2022

This route follows a path around several reservoirs, and ends back on the road. There is a slight incline and decent but overall is an easy walk suitable for children.

11th June 2022

The Park and Gardens are three separate but linked areas: (1) Fletcher Moss Park and the Botanical Gardens, (2) Parsonage Gardens, (3) the Nature Reserve of Stenner Woods, Millgate Fields and the River Mersey.

Goyt Valley Farm & BBQ

5th June 2022

Goyt valley has been a popular destination for ramblers, walkers and strollers since the Victorian times and there’s a vast array of walking routes and options available – no matter your ability.

4th July 2022

An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion, 50 acres of landscaped Gardens, 1000 acres of deer Park, a rare breed farm and medieval Old Hall.

29th May 2022

Tegg’s Nose Country Park is located close to Macclesfield in Cheshire on the western edge of the Peak District National Par. It is a popular area for walking and attracts visitors from the local area and beyond who come to the park to enjoy the stunning views of the park and across the Cheshire plain.

28th May 2022

Towering at 3209 feet high, the summit of Scafell Pike in the heart of the Lake District is England’s tallest mountain, making it a magnet for climbers and sightseers alike.

22nd May 2022

This is an average intensity walk with indulating plains. The walk could be up 10 miles lasting 5-6 hours for those who want to go that far with a stop at a restaurant for lunch.

21st May 2022

The expansive moorland plateau of Kinder Scout is the highest point in the Peak District, and on a clear day you can see across to Manchester, making it one of the best Peak District views you can get.

15th May 2022

The viewpoint at Mam Tor stretches north over the Edale Valley to Kinder Scout and the Derwent Moors. This circular route takes you round Mam Tor and has some amazing scenery.

South Manchester Muslim Eid Walk - "Pray, Meet, Walk, Eat" Curry Mile

14th May 2022

Prayed in Victoria Park mosque then walked to Wilmslow Road to eat food then walked across to Whitworth art gallery to view some pictures then walked to Platt Fields and finally returned to Victoria Park mosque to pray

7th May 2022

This route follows a path around several reservoirs, and ends back on the road. There is a slight incline and decent but overall is an easy walk suitable for children.

30th April 2022

We will be walking round this beautiful park visiting the Temple which stands on the highest point of the city of Manchester and Boating Lake. 4 mile, 2 hours walk on paths with some steep areas.

24th April 2022

Buggy friendly, children can play in park and feed the birds. Elders can have a gentle stroll.

23rd April 2022

Easy walk but there are steep steps at some points. Woodland walk and canal side with key historical points on industrial history of Manchester.

18th April 2022

Easy walk with well cut steps which are well maintained. White Nancy offers stunning views on a clear days as far as the Welsh Hills and great views of Manchester Airport and the greater Manchester region.

17th April 2022

A garden for all seasons, an ancient deer park and a house filled with treasures and stories.

16th April 2022

Reddish Vale Country park spans 161 hectares along the River Tame in the heart of Stockport. It provides a green corridor linking the town centre with Denton in Tameside, and Woodley.

10th April 2022

Easy walk with well cut steps which are well maintained. White Nancy offers stunning views on a clear days as far as the Welsh Hills and great views of Manchester Airport and the greater Manchester region.

Parrs Wood

9th April 2022

This is a beautiful walk a short distance from the car park in Parrs Wood along the canal towards the famous Stockport pyramid on the M60. Easy walk for people who want a flat walk and can take pushchair with you

3rd April 2022

Sale Water Park, located to the south of the city, is an area of countryside and parkland containing a lake, woodland, meadows, the River Mersey, cafe, restaurant and water sports centre.

2nd April 2022

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27th March 2022

Enjoy this 2.60 mile, loop trail near Cheadle, Greater Manchester. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 1 h 17 min to complete. This trail is great for hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.

26th March 2022

The classic circular of Pendle Hill. A gentle start to the walk past the Ogden reservoirs then leads into a grassy stroll before crossing bracken covered moorland. The climbing then starts in earnest, with ever expanding views afforded as more height gained. From the summit even Blackpool tower and the Lakeland fells can all be seen on a clear day. The walk then proceeds down the much walked steps back towards Barley.

20th March 2022

An easy-access circular walk in the heart of the Cheshire countryside exploring mining remains

19th March 2022

The gardens are full of drama with spectacular views all year round. Paths climb up from the valley bottom passing by caves, cliffs, amazing trees and rhododendrons in spring. In the kitchen garden the restored glasshouse and back sheds sparkle in the sunshine and grow an array of exotic fruits.

13th March 2022

Etherow Country Park has steadily grown over the years, and now covers an area of around 200 acres.  It lies at the heart of the Etherow-Goyt Valley, this is also the start of The Goyt Way, which is a 10 mile walk to Whaley Bridge

12th March 2022

The country park extends for 80 hectares (200 acres) across the Northern and Western slopes of Werneth Low. Only 9.5 miles from the city centre of Manchester, the area is both a haven for wildlife and an area where visitors can find peace and relaxation. The park's location provides panoramic views across Manchester and beyond to Liverpool. The dark blue silhouette of the Welsh mountains can often be seen on clear days, as can the Pennine hills close by.

6th March 2022

Tegg’s Nose Country Park is located close to Macclesfield in Cheshire on the western edge of the Peak District National Par. It is a popular area for walking and attracts visitors from the local area and beyond who come to the park to enjoy the stunning views of the park and across the Cheshire plain.

Monton-Roe Green Loop line

5th March 2022

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Parrs Wood

12th February 2022

This is a beautiful walk a short distance from the car park in Parrs Wood along the canal towards the famous Stockport pyramid on the M60. Easy walk for people who want a flat walk and can take pushchair with you

30th January 2022

Sale Water Park, located to the south of the city, is an area of countryside and parkland containing a lake, woodland, meadows, the River Mersey, cafe, restaurant and water sports centre.

Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths.

29th January 2022

The gardens are full of drama with spectacular views all year round. Paths climb up from the valley bottom passing by caves, cliffs, amazing trees and rhododendrons in spring. In the kitchen garden the restored glasshouse and back sheds sparkle in the sunshine and grow an array of exotic fruits.

23rd January 2022

This route follows a path around several reservoirs, and ends back on the road. There is a slight incline and decent but overall is an easy walk suitable for children.

22nd January 2022

This is a good walk, 4 miles long, albeit with one or two steeper sections. The route takes in the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, country lanes, weavers’ cottages and Saddleworth Church before returning through the village of Uppermill.

16th January 2022

The Park and Gardens are three separate but linked areas: (1) Fletcher Moss Park and the Botanical Gardens, (2) Parsonage Gardens, (3) the Nature Reserve of Stenner Woods, Millgate Fields and the River Mersey.

15th January 2022

The viewpoint at Mam Tor stretches north over the Edale Valley to Kinder Scout and the Derwent Moors. This circular route takes you round Mam Tor and has some amazing scenery.

Sale and Chorlton Water Park

9th January 2022

Sale Water Park, located to the south of the city, is an area of countryside and parkland containing a lake, woodland, meadows, the River Mersey, cafe, restaurant and water sports centre.

Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths.

3rd January 2022

Tegg’s Nose Country Park is located close to Macclesfield in Cheshire on the western edge of the Peak District National Par. It is a popular area for walking and attracts visitors from the local area and beyond who come to the park to enjoy the stunning views of the park and across the Cheshire plain.

Parrs Wood

2nd January 2022

This is a beautiful walk a short distance from the car park in Parrs Wood along the canal towards the famous Stockport pyramid on the M60. Easy walk for people who want a flat walk and can take pushchair with you

2nd January 2022

Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme was once home to the Legh family and, in its heyday a great sporting estate.


The 1,400 acre estate with its medieval herd of red deer offers fantastic walks and stunning views.

1st January 2022

The country park extends for 80 hectares (200 acres) across the Northern and Western slopes of Werneth Low. Only 9.5 miles from the city centre of Manchester, the area is both a haven for wildlife and an area where visitors can find peace and relaxation. The park's location provides panoramic views across Manchester and beyond to Liverpool. The dark blue silhouette of the Welsh mountains can often be seen on clear days, as can the Pennine hills close by.

Dove Stones Reservoir

2nd July 2022

How did you feel after the walk

  • I felt refreshed. This is probably one of my favourite walks so far

  • Amazing, exhilarating, happy, fulfilled, energetic, looking forwards to the next walk

  • Great walk with plenty of exciting challenge and amazing views.

  • This was an exhilarating walk with just enough challenge and light scrambles, very fun!

What have you learned today?

  • Company is what defines you. Always be in good company.

  • advised people to take painkillers before the walk and also bring walking sticks and tubigrip too

  • That I really enjoy challenging walks.

  • Stay with group

  • Sticks can provide some support for balance and joints, walking backwards downhill can be useful


Any overall feedback?

  • Really enjoyed it, good adventure

  • Excellent walk, really enjoyable, great company and good opportunity for the whole team to help each other

  • Wonderful experience

  • Loved it

  • Brilliant

  • Thank you, I felt very well supported and cared for by the group

Parrs Wood

26th June 2022

Please tell us how you felt after the walk

  • Felt refreshed and hungry. Lamb nehari awaits. Highly recommend lahori dera. Should call in before as it can take a while for the food to be cooked

  • Refreshed

  • I felt uplifted

  • It's refreshed my mind after my exam tension

  • Refreshed and invigorated

"The fresh air was refreshing

The walking was invigorating

Chatting to others was stimulating

Finally the whole experience was uplifting"

I know you asked for a quote not a poem

Any overall feedback?

  • thoroughly enjoyed it

  • Really enjoyed the walk with lovely company

  • Lovely walk with lovely new and old friends

  • Good walk

  • Everyone enjoyed the walk

Ingleton Falls

25th June 2022

Please tell us how you felt after the walk

  • Awesome

  • Refreshed

  • Really pleased I came. I heard a lot of good things about this group and walk

  • MAshallah tabarak Allah such a beautiful walk. Felt exhilarating!!

  • It relaxing walk and enjoyed the social aspect of the walk.

  • Fabulous

  • Stunning setting, lovely people.

  • Much needed outing!

  • What a beautiful walk. Felt great after doing the walk. Very fulfilling and got my steps in too - over 12,900 steps and the day is still young!

  • Probably the best walk ever!! Rivers, more than 6 spectacular waterfalls, woodland, foot bridges, flowers. I’m so glad I went despite the early start.

What have you learned today?

  • Getting out into the wild is necessary

  • Bring light layers to take off and on. Also a light waterproof jacket

  • If it is meant to be, it will be. Jzk Br Amir, Sr Hafsa and Mona for help with getting me there and back safely.

  • Much appreciated!

  • Check wallet mobile before start the walk.

  • Ask everybody at the start if they have got their wallets and phone with them. Keep the walkie talkie with us

Any overall feedback?

  • Excellent

  • The best part was standing behind the waterfall. Enjoyed talking to people and had good discussions about joining the Army!!

  • Really enjoyed it today. I would say it is my favourite walk to date. Alhamdullillah. Stunning scenery, perfect weather for the walk and amazing company! Despite overcoming hurdles to get there..it was definitely really worth it!

  • Lovely

  • Jazakallah khair

  • The walkie talkies were good. The rest breaks after lunch were long, would have been good if they were shorter. Would have been good if we got the Ingleton postcode earlier if we wanted the option to drive straight there meeting at Bagley added an extra hour to my journey time although it was good to have car share options.

  • Amazing experience

  • Brilliant

  • Excellent walk - a firm favourite for us

  • That’s good we meet before we left Manchester so we could car share as much as possible. Thank you Amir and Shahla for making these walks happen. A lovely group that took care of each other.

  • It was fun getting wet in the waterfalls and stepping stones. Enjoyed eating lunch next to the river.