Saddleworth Women's Institute

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Walking Group

Contact: Sue Harding -


You would be very welcome to try walking with us. Just let us know you are coming then turn up at the starting point, adequately equipped with appropriate footwear (preferably boots), warm and waterproof clothing. If you feel you need more information to check how hard the walk would be, to ensure that you would be fit enough, directions to the starting point or any further advice please contact us at

Members and visitors who walk with us are responsible for their own conduct and safety. Neither Saddleworth W.I. nor any walk leader is responsible for any accident or incident that may occur.

August Evening Walk - Monday 19th August  

Circular Walk around Walkerwood Reservoir (Stalybridge/Millbrook)

Meeting time: 6.30 pm

Meeting Place: Brushes Road, Stalybridge (park as far along the road as possible and meet at the very top of the road where it turns into a narrower track opposite some new houses).

Distance: 4/5 miles.

Details: Mostly paths with some stoney stretches that are uneven under foot. Lovely views. Suitable for dogs.

There isn't a Sunday morning walk in August as it is Yanks weekend.

Sunday September 15th (NB A week later than usual and the second Sunday in the month):

Digley Reservoir and the Ramsden Valley Circular

Meeting time: 10.30 am

Meeting Place: Digley Reservoir Car Park

Distance: 6 miles

Details: A moderate, fairly low level walk via Holme village and pub taking in 5 reservoirs. More details to follow.

Sunday October 6th 

Mills Hill, Chadderton to Tandle Hill Circular.

Meeting time: 10.30 a.m

Meeting Place: To be confirmed

Distance: 7 miles

Details: Low level walk in the green corridor between Chadderton, Rochdale and Royton. More details to follow.