Southern Start-Up, Manchester to Strines

STAGES 1 – 5

This section uses waterways and green spaces to trace an almost traffic-free route from Manchester city centre to the edge of the Peak District.

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Exhilarating East, Strines to Littleborough

STAGES 6 – 10

On this section, you can explore the lovely line of hills that rise above Stockport, Tameside, and Oldham boroughs.

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Noble North, Littleborough to Wigan

STAGES 11 – 15

This section comprises five fairly challenging stages that connect the dramatic peaks and valleys of the South and West Pennines within Rochdale, Bury and Bolton.

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Western Wind-Down, Wigan to Manchester

STAGES 16 – 20

This section brings the GM Ringway to a gentle finish via the wetlands, mosslands, farmland and canals of Wigan, Trafford, and Salford boroughs.

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