GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Tame Valley Way

23 miles (37 km)

Follow the River Tame through Greater Manchester from Stockport to Denshaw on this waterside walk. The trail passes through Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge and Mossley and includes woodland sections as well as the extended sections along the River Tame and Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Also of interest is Reddish Vale Country Park, which sits right on the River Tame.

Tame Valley Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tame Valley Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


On the route we recommend stopping for refreshments at the Roaches Lock Inn in Mossley. The pub's main attraction is a lovely beer garden with fine views of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. It's an ideal spot for a rest on a fine day. You can find it at 387 Manchester Road with postcode OL5 9BB for your sat nav.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Greater Manchester Walks page.


Tame Valley Way - - 38729

Tame Valley Way. The entrance to the footpath and bridleway, from Mill Lane. It leads along the bank of the river Tame and behind the old "Kingston Stink"

Tame Valley Way, Dukinfield - - 45836

Dukinfield. Entrance to Cooper's Ride section of the Tame Valley Way.

Tame Valley Way near Stalybridge - - 1128896

Countryside view near Stalybridge

River Tame going under the Reddish - New Mills, Buxton Railway Viaduct - - 391374

River Tame going under the Reddish - New Mills, Buxton Railway Viaduct

The Tame Valley Way - - 2490556


Tame Valley Way near Greenfield - - 1193711

Old Railway arch near Greenfield


GPS Files

GPX File

Tame Valley Way.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Tame Valley Way.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)