GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Manchester to Macclesfield

28 miles (45 km)

Follow National Cycle routes 6, 62 and 55 through Manchester and Cheshire on this lovely ride. You start by Manchester Oxford Road station heading south through Chorlton to the River Mersey. Here you join a lovely traffic free section along the Trans Pennine Trail which takes you to Stockport passing Chorlton Water Park on the way. You then pass through Bredbury where you join another off road stretch by the River Goyt which takes you to Marple. At Marple you then join the Middlewood Way - a lovely off road cycle path running from Macclesfield to Marple and passing by the Macclesfield Canal.

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Manchester to Macclesfield OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Manchester to Macclesfield Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Near Hulme, Manchester

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Alexander Park, Manchester

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Chorlton Water Park

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Tatton Weir, River Mersey

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River Goyt, Stockport

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Macclesfield Canal
on the Middlewood Way

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Middlewood Way, near Bollington

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Near Macclesfield

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Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Manchester to Macclesfield.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Manchester to Macclesfield.mmo (right click - 'Save As')