Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special



 This 6 mile walk starts at Altrincham’s impressive Market House, takes in some of the coutryside around the town, including the National Trust estate of Dunham Massey. It is mostly flat, usually but with a reliably muddy section along the Bridgewater towpath. 

Key Facts

Location: Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Parking : Parking at Regent Rd, Altrincham WA14 2RL

Distance: 6.3 miles

Time : 3 hours (excluding stops)

Ascent/Descent: 288 feet

Map: OS Explorer 268

The Map

We have used the excellent Plotaroute to lay out and display our walks. With this map you can print, zoom and carry out other functions using the menu at the top right of the box. Alternatively you can click on the link below the map to visit the walk on the plotaroute site.

For your convenience we offer the directions in two different formats


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