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Wigan

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Heaton Park

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Marple and the Peak Forest

Next tour: Sunday 25 October 2020. Meet: outside Romiley Station, 1pm. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite. We head through the glorious Romiley countryside, which you’ll discover is the most beautiful and verdant enclave anywhere in Greater Manchester, to mediaeval Chadkirk chapel. Then it’s through the woods, wild and wayward, up to the …
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Ashton-under-Lyne

• Next tour: No dates yet as we did it twice in 2017. • Meet: Ashton Metrolink station, time tbc. In the far far east of Manchester they do things differently. Two hundred years ago a ranting prophet called John Wroe set up his Christian Israelite church and declared Ashton to be the “new Jerusalem”. In …
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Salford: Chapel Street & The Crescent

Next tour: no dates yet. Meet: Victoria Station wallmap, time tbc. Booking: Chapel Street has been bished, bashed and battered something rotten by the council and developers over the last fifty years but there are signs that it is fighting back. As for The Crescent, here can be found elegant Georgian grandeur and picturesque parkland washed …
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Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall

Next tour: We had a great walk in the rain in Wednesday 30 September. Hopefully the next one will be crispy dry. No date yet. Probably mid-week early November. Meet: Just outside Hebden Bridge station. Booking: Soooon. Nestling in the Calder Valley, wired with wild waterways, is the idyllic village of Hebden Bridge, so hip it’s …
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Haworth: The Ghosts of Wuthering Heights

Next tour: is on Zoom, Wed 31 March 2021. Meet (Zoom): On your computer, of course! Meet (walking tour): Haworth Steam Railway Station. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite. “…My fingers closed on the fingers of a little, ice-cold hand! The intense horror of nightmare came over me: I tried to draw back …
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Liverpool

Next tours: • On the Waterfront, Tuesday 12 March 2019, 12 noon, from the Town Hall front entrance. • The Hidden Gems of Liverpool, Wednesday 24 April 2019, 11.30am, from the Ken Dodd statue, Lime Street station. John, Paul, George, Ringo & Pete Best; Bessy, Degsy & Arthur Askey; Bazza & Shanks; Ken Dodd’s Dad’s …
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Alderley Edge

Next tour: 2019. To be arranged. Meet: Alderley Edge station, time tbc. Join Steve Bourne for a lovingly long trek through this verdant, woody, colourful Cheshire setting, complete with local stories of fact and folklore: from the Bronze age to 21st century celebrities, with King Arthur, the Druids, copper-mining Romans, the Jacobite army and the …
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Lindow Moss

Next tours: Sunday 12 August 2018. Meet: Wilmslow Station, 1pm. Put on your sturdy footwear to join our resident guide Steve Bourne for a walk through Wilmslow, followed by a spot of “bog-trotting” around Lindow Moss – a place made famous by the discovery of the “Lindow Man” in the mid-1980s. Dating back to the …
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