Club Programme

  

 
Times shown are approximately 15 minutes before train or bus departs (unless specifically stated) - figures in brackets indicate arrival times.  These times are correct at time of  "going to press", but members and leaders MUST CHECK departure times.  Telephone 0845 748 4950 for trains; 0161 228 7811 for buses; 0161 205 2000 for Metrolink.
 
 
There may be disruption to services or closures of some sections of track at times which may affect train services.  Bus replacement services may be at different times to those given for trains.  Enquiries should be made in advance.  If members know they will be travelling on trains which are affected, if possible please contact us.
 
All coach fares and petrol contributions are subject to adjustment. 
 
* Leader joins en route 
                                                                                                   


 Saturday 28th April                                                                                                                                                              HATHERSAGE – M

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for 8.49am train to Hazel Grove (9.11am).  Meet at Torkington Car Park 9.30am.  Cars please to take party to Hathersage Station GR SK232810 for start at 10.30am.

Leader: Gillian                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

Monday / Friday 30th April / 4th May                                                                                                                          MID-WEEK BREAK

Mid-week holiday break to Brighton.  For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com




 THE THURSDAY AND SATURDAY RAMBLES IN MAY INDICATED* ARE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GREATER MANCHESTER WALKING FESTIVAL – see Newsletter

 

*Saturday 5th May                                                                                                                     DOVESTONE RESERVOIR CIRCUIT – E6

Meet at Greenfield Station 10.30am.

Leader: Graham

 

*Thursday 10th May                                                                                                                                                            LYME PARK – M5

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 10.20am for Bus 199 at 10.35am to Disley.  Start at the Rams Head, Disley 11.30am.  Circular walk.

Leader: Jean

 

*Saturday 12th May                                                                                                                                                     ROMAN LAKES – M6

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 10.20am for Bus 199 at 10.35am to Disley Rams Head (11.05am).

Leader: Audrey

 

Wednesday 16th May                                                                                                                                                FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com

 

*Thursday 17th May                                                                                                                                  CHORLTON WATER PARK – E3

Meet at Sale Water Park Metrolink stop 11.00am.

Leader: Winifred                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Saturday 19th May                                                                                                                                                                   DEEP DALE – M

Meet at Chorlton Street Bus Station 9.00am for TP bus at 9.15am or Stockport Bus Station 9.27am for TP bus at 9.42am.  Linear walk returning by bus.

Leader: Margaret

 

*Thursday 24th May                                                                                                                                                        REDDISH VALE – E6

Meet Piccadilly Station 9.48am for 10.03am train to Woodley (10.23am) or Stockport Bus Station for Bus 330 at 10.06am.  Meet at Woodley Station 10.23am.  Linear walk.

Leader: Beryl

 

*Saturday 26th May                                                                                                            FAIRFIELD MORAVIAN SETTLEMENT – E6

Meet Piccadilly Station Approach / Ducie Street at 10.00am. Linear walk.

Leader: John

 

*Thursday 31st May                                                                                         MACCLESFIELD CANAL & MIDDLEWOOD WAY – E6

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 9.50am for Bus 199 at 10.05am to Windlehurst Road.  Meet at High Lane Village Car Park (SK6 8AB) at 10.30am for 10.40am start.

Leader: Graham

 

Saturday 2nd June                                                                                                                                          CROWDEN / LADS LEAP – M

Meet at Piccadilly Station 9.30am for 9.46am train to Hadfield (10.26am). Cars please to take party to Crowden Car Park GR SE073993.  Contribution to driver’s petrol £1.00 per head.

Leader: John

 

Thursday 7th June                                                                                                                                                       FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com

 

Saturday 9th June                                                                                                                                                                  TAXAL EDGE – M

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 9.20am for Bus 199 at 9.35am to Whaley Bridge (10.17am) or train from Piccadilly Station at 9.49am or cars to Canal Wharf car park.  Meet at Whaley Bridge Station 10.30am.

Leader: Winifred

 

Saturday 16th June                                                                                                                                 CARSINGTON RESERVOIR -  E/M

Meet at Torkington Park Car Park 9.30am.  Please contact leader in advance for travel arrangements. Contribution to driver’s petrol depends on mileage.

Leader: Margaret

 

Thursday 21st June                                                                                                                                                           MARPLE LOCKS – E

Meet Stockport Bus Station 10.15am for Bus 384 at 10.30am to Compstall (11.00am).

Leader: Valerie

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Saturday 23rd June                                                 PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK - PEAK FOREST TO WYE DALE - E /M6

Meet at East Didsbury Metro Station 9.15am for 9.30am start.  Cars please to take party to start at Peak Forest.  GR113793,  Contribution to driver’s petrol £2.50.  Contact leader in advance to arrange lifts.

Leader: John

 

Saturday 30th June                                                                                                                                                        BOLTON LAKES – M

Meet at Victoria Station 9.48am for 10.03am train to Bromley Cross (10.30am) for start.

Leader: Winifred

 

Thursday 5th July                                                                                                                                                     ALL DAY CANAL CRUISE

Meet 10.00am.  Marple Wharf, Church Street, Marple.  See note under 4th June and Newsletter for booking details.

Leader: John

 

Saturday 7th July                                          PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK - CHAPEL-en-le-FRITH TO HAYFIELD – E/M7

Meet at East Didsbury Metro Station 9.15am for 9.30am start.  Cars please to take party to Chapel-en-le Frith for start.   Contribution to driver’s petrol £2.50.  Contact leader in advance to arrange lifts. 

Leader: John

 

Thursday 12th July                                                                                                                                                       FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com

 

Saturday 14th July                                                                                 COACH OUTING TO NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM

Coach departs Stockport Plaza 9.15am.  Parrs Wood 9.25am. Cheadle 9.35am.  See note under May 14th about booking and Newsletter.

 

Thursday 19th July                                                                                                                                                        HEATONS AMBLE – E

Meet East Didsbury Metro Station 10.45am followed by Afternoon Tea at Janet’s approx 3 15pm.  Non-walkers welcome.

Leader: Janet

 

Saturday 21st July                                                                                                                                                     HILBRE & CALDY – E/M

Car owners and those requiring a lift please contact leader in advance no later than 14th July so that travel arrangements can be made.  Contribution to petrol depends on mileage.

Leader: Margaret

 

Saturday 28th July                                                                                                                                 DUNHAM MASSEY CIRCULAR -  E

Meet at Navigation Road Metro Station 9.30am.  Cars please to take party to Dunham Massey.  Please bring National Trust cards.

Leader: Graham

 

Thursday 2nd August                                                                                                                                                  FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com.

 

Saturday 4th August                                                                                                                                                          DIGGLE – E/M  6/7

Meet at Victoria Station 9.42am for 9.57am train to Greenfield (10.20am). Cars meet at Chew Valley Road GR SE992946 for 10.30am start.

Leader: Beryl

 

Saturday 11th August                                                                                                                  PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK -M

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for train at 8.49am to Hazel Grove (9.11am).  Meet at Torkington Car Park 9.30am. Cars please to take party to start at Hayfield. Linear walk.  Bring bus passes.   Contribution to driver’s petrol £1.50 per head.

Leader: Margaret

 

Thursday 16th August                                                                                                                                            BUXTON BONANZA – E

Meet Stockport Bus Station Stand Z at 9.50am for Bus 199 at 10.05am.  Alight Buxton Market Place 11.23am.

Leader: Gillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Saturday 18th August                                                                                                                                 RESERVOIR REFLECTIONS – E

Meet at Piccadilly Station 10.03am for 10.18am train to Hadfield (10.56am).

Leader: Janet

 

Saturday 25th August                                                                                                                                               FROGGATT EDGE – M8

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for train at 8.49am to Hazel Grove (9.11am). Meet at Torkington Car Park  9.30am. Cars please to take party to start.  Contribution to driver’s petrol £2.50 per head. Bring NT cards.

Leader: Margaret

 

Saturday 1st September                                                                                BIDDULPH GRANGE GARDEN & COUNTRY PARK - E

Car owners and those requiring a lift please contact leader in advance (no later than a week before) to make travel arrangements.  Contribution to petrol depends on mileage.  Bring NT cards.

Leader: Margaret

 

Thursday 6th September                                                                                                                                         FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com

 

Saturday 8th September                                                                                                                           WHITE PEAK WANDER – M/E

Meet at Chorlton Street Bus Station 9.00am for TP bus at 9.15am or Stockport Bus Station 9.27am for TP bus at 9.42am.  Linear walk returning by bus.

Leader: Margaret

 

Saturday 15th September                                                                                                                                            PARSLEY HAY – E/M

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for 8.49am train to Hazel Grove (9.11am).  Meet at Torkington Car Park 9.30am.   Cars please to take party to Parsley Hay GR SK14636 for 10.30am start.  Contribution to driver’s petrol £2.50 per head.

Leader: Gillian

 

Thursday 20th September                                                                                                                                             HAPPY VALLEY – E5

Meet at Piccadilly Station 10.30am for train to Stoke-on-Trent at 10.45am.  Alight at Bramhall Station 11.02am and returning by Bramall Hall.   Lunch can be purchased at Norbury Farm.

Leader: John

 

Saturday 22nd September                                                      PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK – WINSTER TO BEELEY - M/E

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for train at 8.49am to Hazel Grove (9.11am). Meet at Torkington Car Park 9.30am. Cars please to take party to start near Winster.  Contribution to driver’s petrol £3.00.  Contact leader in advance to arrange lifts.

Leader: Margaret

 

Saturday 29th September                                                                                                                                                       RAMBLE - TBA

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 9.50am.

Leader TBA

 

Monday/Friday - 1st/5th October                                                                                                                                 MID WEEK BREAK

Mid-week holiday break to Scarborough.  Contact Secretary for booking information.  Coach details will be advised to participants a few weeks before.

 

Thursday 11th October                                                                                                                                              FOOD AND A POTTER

For further information, see Noticeboard or email us at manchesterchaclub@googlemail.com

 

Saturday 13th October                                                                                                                             BOLTON LAKE DISTRICT – E/M

Meet at Victoria Station 9.48am for 10.03am train to Bromley Cross (10.30am) for start.

Leader: Audrey

 

Thursday 18th October                                                                                                                                       AUTUMNAL  DELIGHT – E

Meet at Stockport Bus Station 10.20am for Bus 383 at 10.35am to Rose Hill Station, Marple (10.55am).

Leader: Joan

 

Saturday 20th October                                                                                                                                            MERSEY VALLEY -  E/M

Meet Sale Water Park Metro Car Park 10.30am.  Linear walk returning by tram on Altrincham line.  See newsletter for details.

Leader: Winifred

 

Saturday 27th October                                                                                                                                                 STANAGE EDGE – M

Meet at Piccadilly Station 8.34am for 8.49am train to Hazel Grove (9.11am).   Meet at Torkington Car Park 9.30am.  Cars please to take party to Hathersage for start.  Leader will advise nearer time of precise starting point. Contribution to driver’s petrol £2.50 per head.