Short Walks Programme

Date  Name(s) Venue
6 January Kath & Bill Windy Woods, near Bents
20 January Pam & Ken Hirst Wood
3 February Brian P ‘Entwistle Reservoir – a pleasant stroll, no stiles and enough mud to keep everyone happy’
17 February Brian P ‘A ramble around Monton, no stiles, mostly flat with some mud’
2 March Janet & Ken Glazebrook Railway trail, approx 3.5 miles , easy walking on level terrain, mainly on tracks and country lanes with some muddy areas possible
16 March Joy & Hazel Astley Hall Park Chorley. A zig zag walk about 4miles. Mostly easy paths
30 March Fred & Marlene Cancelled
13 April Lynn & Sue Cancelled  Canal walk to Manchester, bus passes needed
27 April Sheila & Brian Pennington Flash
11 May Mary & Chris Park Bridge
25 May Jean & Audrey Red Rock (near Haigh Hall)
8 June Lynn & Sue Hollins Green
22 June
6 July Cath & Bill TBA
20 July Sylvia & Brenda Wheelton
3 August Joy & Hazel TBA
17 August Brian P TBA
31 August Pat & John TBA
14 September Janet & Ken Lamb & Water
28 September Florence Vernon Park and Valley
12 October Janet & Martin TBA
9 November Planning meeting
23 November Harold & Yvonne TBA
7 December Christmas lunch
Date Name(s) Venue
7 January Kath & Bill Windy woods (near Bents)
21 January Ken & Pam Hurst Wood, Whitefield
4 February Marlene & Marlene TBA
18 February Brian Briggs Sankey Valley & Carr Mill
4 March Ken & Janet Croft and Culcheth Linear Park, starting at the General Elliot pub
18 March Florence & Sheila Rivington – The Pike in easy stages! Moderate slopes and some steps. 3 miles
1 April Jean & Audrey Red Rock (near Haigh Hall)
15 April Pat & John TBA
29 April Brian & Sheila Pennington Flash
13 May Harold & Yvonne Lead Mines at Rivington
27 May Brian Briggs TBA
10 June Brenda & Sylvia Worsley Loopline
24 June Lynn & Sue Hollins Green
8 July Brian Pearson Adlington
22 July Marlene & Fred Clifton Country Park
5 August Joy & Hazel Roddlesworth Woods, could be very muddy, a couple of inclines and a little stream to traverse
19 August Mary McBride Heart of Tameside – 5 miles 2 canals, riverside, no stiles few steps and a pub to finish in.
2 September Ken & Janet Lymm and Bridgewater canal, all on level, about 4 miles finishing at Jolly Thresher.
16 September Brian TBA
30 September Brenda The Moorings to Higher Green, flat walk along the canal, approx 4miles.
14 October Ken & Pam Hollingworth Lake
28 October Brian Phillips Park. Easy 4 miles.
8 November Planning meeting, Joy & Hazel’s Ashley Drive, Hazel & Joy’s
11 November Florence & Christine Blackleach Park and loopline,  3miles flat.
25 November Lesley Valentine Rivington upper reservoir
9 December Mary McBride Worsley Woods, canal and Duke’s Drive, approx 4 miles; no obstacles; around 4 miles, starting from St Mark’s car park.