The sections below explain how you can:


For many people, walking independently, either solo or with friends of family, is their favourite way to explore.



For those who are new to country walking or simply enjoy the social side of walking with a group, the website includes links to a number of guided walks and events.

Guided walks and events


A key aim of the GM Ringway project is to roll out the benefits of nature, heritage and activity to all of Greater Manchester’s communities and visitors.

Shorter and step-free walks


The key tip for a walk on the GM Ringway – or any trail, for that matter – is to ensure that the walk is suitable for your level of ability and experience.