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Rochdale Ramblers

The group is part of the Manchester and High Peak Area of the Ramblers' Association

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Thursday Evening Walks - Intermediate 

All walks below start at 7.00 p.m.


Walks are graded easy to moderate and will be relatively low level and on moorland paths and tracks. 

 The distance covered will be between  4 and 5 miles. Duration time two to two and a half hours maximum. 

 Advise walking boots, waterproofs if needed, adequate clothing and a drink. 


For more information contact:        David Kay on 01706 374633 or the walk leader. 





Generally dogs are not permitted, with exception of Registered Assistance Dogs, on Rochdale Group Walks
BUT anyone wishing to bring a dog should contact the Walk Leader in advance to obtain His/Her consent or otherwise.




Grid Reference

Start Time and Meeting Point

[for further directions to Start refer to

Walk Programme Leaflet]

 Windy Hillock 4th May SD 872158Meet cattle grid, Catley Lane Head. Rooley Moor Road. Roy Thorniley   01706628802
A Walk On The West Side18th May SD 947188

Meet at The Summit PH adjacent to A6033 Todmorden Road, Littleborough.

Mick Chatham 


Around Ogden1st June  SD 953123Meet Car Park adjacent to Ogden Reservoir, A640 to Newhey, continue on A640 and after 3/4 mile turn left onto Ogden Lane and continue on to start. Jane Jones07795523826
Cheesden Circular 15th June SD 830160Meet Lay-by alongside Ashworth Reservoir and opposite Owd Betts Pub, Edenfield Road. Harry Moody01706341160
 Hollingworth Lake and Beyond29th JuneSD 940153 Meet Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre near Littleborough.   Tony Tomlinson


A Red Lumb Circular13th July SD 853152

Meet for roadside parking on lane leading to Greenbooth, take A680 Rochdale to Edenfield Road and turn right at White Lion Pub, Norden.

Malcolm and Heather Jones01706640895 
Around Syke, Lobden and Healey 27th JulySD 898157Meet roadside parking parking near Syke Chapel, OL12 9TFGill and Dave Hollas



Syke Stone Circle 10th AugustSD 923159Meet for roadside parking on Arm Road, Darnley near to St. Andrews Church.  OL15 8NJRichard Gibbons 01706374574
Ramsbottom, Holcombe Village and Summerseat24th August SD 792167 Meet Ramsbottom Station, BL0 9ALLes and Beradette Taylor