Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special


The 5 mile walk starts and finishes in Chorlton Green, where there is usually ample car parking. The walk goes through the streets of Chorlton to Longford Park. The route then heads across playing fields to the banks of the River Mersey. After following the Mersey to Chorlton Water Park, the route leads to Manchester Southern Cemetery and thence to Chorlton Green along a main road and side streets.  The route is, in part, urban on surfaced paths and elsewhere on paths through parks and along the riverside, which can in places be slightly muddy


Key Facts


Parking :Chorlton Green or nearby streets OS grid reference 813934 on OS Explorer 277.

Distance: 5.3 miles

Time : 2.5 hours (excluding stops)

Ascent/Descent: 127 feet

Map: OS Explorer 277

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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