Greater Manchester Walking Guidebooks and Maps
We display below the Greater Manchester walking guidebooks and maps for ramblers. Some of the guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
We welcome suggestions for inclusion. See also our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
“Packed with stunning photography and beautifully designed the book is for all dog owners and those who love walking in the countryside. There are 20 featured walks around Greater Manchester and areas included are: Dunham Massey, Pennington Flash, Crooked Edge Hill, Peel Tower, Hollingwoth Lake and Heaton Park. With clear information, an introduction for each walk, and simple, easy-to-read maps, the walks in the book are for all levels of fitness and abilities. Having no stiles ensures a hassle free walk for both dog and owner. Both authors are experienced walkers, qualified in mountain leadership and countryside management. This is another book in a series of Countryside Dog Walking books currently being produced throughout the whole of the UK.”
– Countryside Dog Walks – Greater Manchester: 20 Graded Walks with No Stiles for Your Dogs
“Guidebook to 30 day walks in the West Pennine Moors, the wide open country between Blackburn, Darwen, Chorley and Bolton in the heart of northern England. Walks from short, easy rambles to challenging hikes, with lots of information on local history and geology explained along the way. The West Pennine Moors cover over 80 square miles of wild and diverse landscape. The area is rich in historical heritage, including historic houses, monuments such as Holcombe Tower and Jubilee Tower, and other reminders of the industrial revolution. The walks are described step-by-step clearly illustrated with OS map extracts and colour photographs.”
– Walking on the West Pennine Moors: 30 Routes in Gritstone Country