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Walking routes

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We set up our spot in the woodlands to encourage people here... not cars. We've got some wonderful circular routes so you can enjoy the great outdoors and leave your car at home!

 

Please note.. if you do attempt to drive up the private track your car may become squashed by a tractor. It is strictly access by foot only. There is no compromise on this..

On arrival we have sheltered areas and some seating pods if you get caught out in the Great British Weather!!

PLEASE SEE FAQs before making contact...

Route 1 - 0.5 / 0.73 miles- 10-14min pram friendly..

Our main car parking area.Our closest route 

Ashley Hall  Showground Ashley Road Ashley WA14 3QA Access only from entry nearest Hale. 

 

Drive 5mph up the track and see sign for parking. Park along hedge line. Once parked..Dogs MUST be on a lead. Follow arrows along hedge line.

 

ONLY AVAILABLE AT WEEKENDS 9-6PM. Pram friendly.

USE THE BELOW ROUTE IF DRY

https://footpathapp.com/routes/E031F2BD-F8E3-4198-AF86-634C6DF61F1F

USE BELOW ROUTE IF WET

https://footpathapp.com/routes/2DE19679-652E-4212-B868-D87E23D3B8E1

Route 2- 0.6 miles 12min Pram friendly.. Just.. carrier better

Starting South Road South Downs Hale.. Walk down Ashley mill lane north following the route. 

DO NOT PARK BADLY. RESPECT OTHERS AND DO NOT BLOCK DRIVEWAYS!

https://footpathapp.com/routes/DC8F7D45-0E9F-40F8-9737-F1052B4D9313

Route 3- 1.20 mile- 20/25min pram friendly.

 

A lovely walk from St Elizabeth's Church Ashley Road Ashley WA143QE. Cars can park on the car park here Monday to Sunday. Sunday no parking until after 1PM.1.20 mile walk pram friendly route. 

https://footpathapp.com/routes/96C14F6F-7947-4F74-8579-99454D8A6A55

Route 4- 0.7 miles 13min. suitable for prams.

This route avoids the foot bridge and cobbles.

Starting South road/South Downs Road Walk down the road and turn left at I want plants sign (our sign is there also) Suitable for prams but single file as a little narrow. DO NOT PARK BADLY. RESPECT OTHERS AND DO NOT BLOCK DRIVEWAYS!

https://footpathapp.com/routes/835A1717-8BF6-48C7-A475-7CDD1B93F227

Route 5- 1.11 mile 21 min not suitable for pram.

Route starts Bow lane Bowdon.. Head passed Co Op and continue until you get to bow lane follow map.. Have a play on Rope swing over the river..

DO NOT PARK BADLY. RESPECT OTHERS AND DO NOT BLOCK DRIVEWAYS!

https://footpathapp.com/routes/34602816-1554-4ABC-ACDF-5D5461C00ADE

Route 6- 1.3 miles 25min pram friendly

Starting in Hale follow the map please note you can join route 4 also by heading down Ashley mill lane north.

https://footpathapp.com/routes/E8399B38-5143-40ED-B66F-BD9242596FC0

Route 7- 2.2 miles 40min pram friendly.

From Altrincham metro link...Great if your coming off the metro and fancy a nice stroll out to the countryside to avoid the hustle and bustle. one min surrounded by people.... the next surrounded by trees!

https://footpathapp.com/routes/365664EE-ECD0-4867-8AF1-8E074DC49B8D

Route 8 - 1.4 miles 25min pram friendly

Manchester Piccadilly to Ashley by train... 38min!! every hour!!

Ashley Railway station...Why not get a train out of the city... From Manchester Piccadilly you can get to Ashley in 38min direct and they run every hour!! then take a 25min stroll through the countryside to us please see link! Its so easy!

https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/journey-planner/ashley-to-manchester-piccadilly

follow the route once in Ashley

https://footpathapp.com/routes/14142745-AEF1-48C7-AC8A-C5093B8C12FC

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