Etherow Goyt Valley Way
This walk runs from Stockport to Hadfield along the Rivers Goyt and Etherow.
The path starts in Vernon and Woodbank Park on the River Goyt in Stockport and follows the river toEtherow Country Park near Marple. This is a lovely section with a reservoir, woodland and a variety of wildlife to enjoy. The walk then joins the River Etherow following it to Broadbottom and then onto Bottoms Reservoir in Hadfield.
There is a challenging climb near Broadbottom on this route but with fantastic views over the surrounding area.
Etherow Goyt Valley Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Etherow Goyt Valley Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Etherow Goyt Valley Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Etherow Goyt Valley Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Etherow Goyt Valley Way Pubs/Cafes
Just above Bottoms Reservoir in the little village of Tintwistle you'll find the excellent Bull's Head. The 16th century pub does very good food and has a nice cosy fire for winter days. You can easily find the pub in the village at a postcode of SK13 1JY for your sat navs. It's a great place to stop on the route and also very dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Near Bottoms Reservoir you can pick up the Longdendale Trail, a shared cycling and walking trail which takes you along a series of pretty reservoirs.