Walks and trails in the Stockport area

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

7. Midshires Way

The Midshires Way is a long-distance footpath and bridleway across middle England, approximately 225 miles long.

From South to North, the Midshires Way crosses Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the Peak National Park. It then reaches the Pennines near Stockport.

The Stockport section is from Etherow Country Park at Compstall to the Trans Pennine Trail at Tiviot way in the Tame Valley at Stockport

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