Walks and trails

GM Walking

Find walking routes in Greater Manchester on the GM Walking routes web page. You can filter walks by:

  • the facilities available
  • grade of the walk
  • transport options to get to the walking route

5. Cheshire Ring Canal Walk

The Cheshire Ring is a 97 mile route following the towpaths of 6 historic canals through Lancashire, Cheshire and Staffordshire. It offers a quiet countryside, city streets and views of the Cheshire Plain and the Peak District.

The route enters Stockport at High Lane. It then goes along the Macclesfield Canal, heads to the junction at Marple and then follows the Peak Forest Canal. It leaves Stockport via Woodley.

For route information, maps and guidebooks go to the Long Distance Walkers Association.

Walking in Stockport