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The GM Ringway is Greater Manchester’s walking trail. Covering all ten boroughs of the city-region, the 300-km trail explores an astonishing variety of natural and historical sites.
Easily accessed by public transport, each of the trail’s 20 stages offers a unique walking experience. The GM Ringway visits some of the region’s most iconic landscapes and also gives residents and visitors the opportunity to explore Greater Manchester’s rich cultural heritage.
The project is led by two charities – CPRE, the countryside charity, Ramblers (Greater Manchester & High Peak Area) – and is supported by a £250,000 Heritage Fund grant.
Using the trail
You can walk the GM Ringway trail either independently or by joining a guided walk. Those who want to walk or wheel part of the trail can also follow one of our shorter or step-free routes. This section of the website also includes some safety tips. Please also note the trail terms and conditions, particularly the fact that any walks undertaken are at your own risk.
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