Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special

Manchester: Campus to Quays


This walk crosses Manchester City Centre from East to West, using the Metrolink tram system to link start and finish points of a linear walk, that takes in old, new and “in progress” aspects of the City. The walk is about 7.5 miles long and should take about 3 hours, plus any time spent visiting the numerous locations of interest in the City Centre.


Key Facts

Location: Manchester
Parking : There are many city centre car parks. At Salford Quays Park at Car Park Post Code : M50 3AH
Distance: 7.5 miles
Time : 3 hours (excluding stops)
Ascent/Descent: 488 feet
Map: OS Landranger 109

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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