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The Category Stockport is a subset of Cheshire.

*Chadkirk Chapel and Country Estate

'Relax in the peace and tranquillity of the setting and learn more about the history of the chapel and the legends that link it to 7th century missionary St Chad ...'

*Poynton Rambling Club

'Walking mainly in the Peak District, members are from the suburbs of Stockport in Cheshire including Macclesfield, Cheadle and Wilmslow.'

*Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

'Visiting the countryside can provide a real break from the stress of everyday life. You don’t have to go far!'

*Stockport Walkers

'100 years and more of the great outdoors ... We are a friendly and sociable walking group with members from all walks of life ... The object of Stockport Walkers is to encourage the love of nature and the countryside through walking together and to foster a spirit of sociability and comradeship.'

*Stockport Walking & Outdoor Group

'A multi-activity group with individual members aged 18 to 70+ as well as a number of families.'

Bullock Smithy Hike
Distance (miles)56

'The hike is a 56 mile circular course, visiting checkpoints in the correct order, within 24 hours starting at 12:00 noon on the Saturday. Open to any person over 18 years on the day of the event, or with approval of parent/guardian and prior arrangement ...' Held Early September.

Description from

3rd Hazel Grove Scout Group

Cheshire Ring Canal Walk
Distance (miles)98

'A route following the towpaths along six historic canals of various ages and character, this Walk offers the solitude of quiet countryside, the hustle and bustle of city streets and views of the Cheshire Plain and Peak District hills. The canals are, anticlockwise from Macclesfield, Macclesfield Canal to Marple; Peak Forest, Ashton and Rochdale Canals into Manchester to join the Bridgewater Canal at Castlefield to follow it to Preston Brook; Trent & Mersey Canal to Hardings Wood Junction near Kidsgrove; Macclesfield Canal back to the start.'

Cown Edge Way
Distance (miles)17

Now described by the Ramblers in four Sections - with the detailed descriptions only being accessible to Ramblers' members.

Description from

Ramblers Routes

See also

Cown Edge Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Etherow Goyt Valley Way
Distance (miles)15

'Footpath linking Vernon Park in Stockport with the Longdendale Trail in the Peak District near Hadfield.'

See also

Etherow-Goyt Valley Way [Tameside Metropolitan Borough]

Fred Perry Way
Distance (miles)14

'Spans the Borough, from Woodford in the south to Reddish in the north. The route combines rural footpaths, quiet lanes and river valleys with urban landscapes and parklands.'

Marple Walks

'Marple is a walkers' delight, providing a mixture of superb scenery and fascinating historical features. With miles of canal tow paths, cycle tracks, heavily wooded valleys, rivers, lakes and hill top moorland the district offers a huge variety of interest ...'

Description from

Gordon Mills / Marple Community Council | Marple Local History Society

Middlewood Way
Distance (miles)11

'Follows the line of the former Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway through picturesque Cheshire countryside and between historic mill towns.'

Description from

Cheshire East Council

Stockport Local Access Forum

'[1] Browse meetings and agendas for this committee - - - : [2] View contact details for the members of this committee - - - : [3] View attendance statistics - - - : [4] View declarations of interest'

Stockport Public Rights of Way

'The PROW team protect Stockport’s footpaths, bridleways and byways by carrying out routine checks. They also respond to reports from members of the public that highlight obstructions, blockages and poor surfacing. Landowners are responsible for gates and stiles across footpaths and bridleways. The highway authority, through the PROW team, exercises powers to ensure that landowners maintain stiles and gates in a safe condition.'

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