Boxing Day from Stretford to Didsbury

Direct Transport based walk suitable for new walkers, with John Ireland.

7.0 mi


Something slightly different for Boxing Day to previous years - a linear walk along the waterways of South Manchester from Stretford to Didsbury making use of the Metrolink.... (99a)

Meet & Travel arrangements - Direct

This is a walk with direct transport arrangements, meeting at the walk start.

10:45: Meet at the walk start (Stretford tramstop)

11:00 Walk starts.

Waypoints: Broad Ees Dole Nature Reserve, Sale Water Park, Chorlton Ees and Ivy Green Nature Reserve, Jackson's Bridge, River Mersey, Chorlton Water Park, Trans-Pennine Trail, Simon's Bridge, East Didsbury

Travel Inf:

To get to Stretford Tram Station and then to travel onward after the end of the walk at East Didsbury, use the following tickets -

Metrolink Adult Day Travelcard £5

System One Bus/Tram Daysaver £6.70

Please note no National Rail services are running on Boxing Day, only a restricted bus and tram service are running. Allow plenty of time to get to Stretford. See http://www.tfgm.com/journey_planning/Pages/christmas.aspx for full travel details.

Short refreshment stop at Jackson's Boat Pub, then drinks/food after the end of the walk at the Gateway (a Wetherspoon's) in East Didsbury.

ETA in Didsbury 3.30pm.

26-12-2014 10:45 26-12-2014 20:00:00 Europe/London Boxing Day from Stretford to Didsbury Stretford tramstop MAD Walkers
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