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Places visited 2020

2nd August 2020

An easy-access circular walk in the heart of the Cheshire countryside exploring mining remains and learning about the popular legend of Alderley Edge.

Grasmere and Rydal Cave

15th August 2020

A little bit of a hidden gem in the Lake District National Park is the mind-blowing Rydal Cave. Originally an abandoned 19th-century quarry, it has since been preserved and is now open for the public to enjoy. It’s a fabulous and easy walk that the whole family can enjoy for a day out in nature. Plus, it has some jaw-dropping views on the way.

22nd August 2020

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

29th August 2020

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.

31st August 2020

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.

5th September 2020

Situated on the edge of Oldham and the Peak District National Park, Dove Stone Reservoir is a spectacular area popular with visitors and for family days out. There is an easy path for people with wheelchairs and a longer route for those more adventurous and wanting a bigger challenge on a hike.

12th September 2020

An easy-access circular walk in the heart of the Cheshire countryside exploring mining remains and learning about the popular legend of Alderley Edge.

26th September 2020

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

27th September 2020

Situated on the edge of Oldham and the Peak District National Park, Dove Stone Reservoir is a spectacular area popular with visitors and for family days out. There is an easy path for people with wheelchairs and a longer route for those more adventurous and wanting a bigger challenge on a hike.

4th October 2020

Celebrate the autumn season and all its colours, smells, sounds and tastes at Dunham Massey. Wrap up warm to enjoy a crisp autumn walk in the colourful gardens, listen to the rustle of fallen leaves and clashing of antlers as the deer battle for supremacy in the park.

10th October 2020

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.

11th October 2020

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.

17th October 2020

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.

31st October 2020

This is a good walk, 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. There are a number of options to shorten the route along the way or to avoid some of the hills.

1st November 2020

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.

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Alderley Edge

22nd August 2020

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Grasmere and Rydal Cave

15th August 2020

A group of families travelled up to Grasmere in the Lake District, had a "socially distanced" picnic and then walked up to Rothay Lake and then from there to Rydal Caves on a beautiful Sunny Day whilst keeping "socially distanced". Click on the pictures below to see some memorable moments and watch the videos showing what happened.

Grasmere Stock Lane Car Park
Eating our picnic in a socially distanced manner
Walking in a straight line and socially distanced towards river Rothay
Let's all smile at the camera in case one of us goes missing
River Rothay looks more like a lake
Standing in the River Rothay (looks like a lake)
Standing in the River Rothay (looks like a lake)
Standing in the River Rothay (looks like a lake)
Standing in the River Rothay (looks like a lake)
Standing in the River Rothay (looks like a lake)
Sat at the side of Rover Rothay
Ayaz and Riz
Sulaimaan and Shahla
Mum and daughter
Happy couple
Happy couple
Mum and daughter
Amir Shahla Sulaimaan
Amir
Happy family
Rydal cave
Sat the front of Rydal cave
Looking out of Rydal cave
Looking out of Rydal cave
Amir and Shahla
Happy photo
Happy photo
Rydal cave - we made it!
Happy man
Group photo outside Rydal Cave
Happy photo
Happy photo
Sulaimaan, Shahla and Amir
Sulaimaan, Shahla and Amir
Group photo above Rothay river
Happy couple
Happy couple returned back to the car park
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Dunham Massey

22nd August 2020

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Tatton Park

29th August 2020

Quotes from today's walk:

"Alhumdulilah I felt blessed to meet and spend time with like minded people who became my friends."

"Good walk good co and good for health and mind"

"really good. Love to go on walks but sometimes family members don't always want to go so this is a nice option when you don't want to go alone. And you get to meet new people"

"Sometimes we all need a push to get outdoors; this is a great way to stay active, be social & see some beautiful scenery"

"Best day of the week! Felt energised, refreshed, and relaxed :)"

"Such a lovely way to spend a Saturday"

"Awesome and such a lovely efforts from Dr Amir"

"Thank you Amir Bhai for organising it!"

"Think its so lovely that people of all ages and capabilities get together to enjoy nature...most of which is right on our doorstops"

The above are quotes we received. We would like to remind all that the success of the event is due to everybody's colelctive efforts and the team is much bigger than any one person. We would like to thank all including the Admin team who have helped to make all this happen!

"Good walk. Lovely people.. Beautiful scenery"

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Quarry bank

31st August 2020

Some quotes from today's event:

"Lovely walk on a glorious day"

"We felt pleased achieving our exercise goal whilst exploring another local beauty spot"

"Energised and happy...ready to face the working week"

"Nothing beats time in nature with family, friends, and meeting new people!"

"An enjoyable walk with good company. Would’ve enjoyed it more if there was a nice place to sit and eat during or after the walk."

"Love it"

"Also, if I may add a quote from the Quran to sum up the beautiful walk and the amazing tree we saw today.

Surat Ghaafir: “It is Allah Who has made for you the earth as a resting place, and the sky as a canopy, and has given you shape and made your shapes beautiful and has provided for you sustenance.” [40:64]

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