Here are some links to other local walking websites and photo galleries:

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Hiking safety: everything you need to know to stay safe on the trails.

East Cheshire Outdoor Group

A locally run club who organise walking and cycling events as well as theatre visits and weekends away.

Macclesfield Rambling Club

Macc Ramblers is a small friendly Rambling / Walking / Hiking and Social group based in Macclesfield Cheshire.

East Cheshire Ramblers

A friendly and incredibly active local group within ‘The Ramblers’ with a great range of walks, social events and practical activities.

Peak and Northern Footpaths Society

A voluntary society whose aim is to preserve and develop the extensive urban and rural footpath network in the north-west of England.


A guide to local hospitality and travel in the Peak District, to help tourists and locals plan an enjoyable day out.

Boots and Paws

Information on places to visit, walks and digital photographs from around the UK, including Macclesfield.

Digital Camera Magazine and Photography Cafe

Two galleries of photographs taken by local photographer Wayne Molyneux.

Oliver Wood Photography

Photographs of Prestbury by Oliver Wood.

Some of the walks presented in Macclesfield-Outdoors incorporate parts of the way-marked trails that pass through or near Macclesfield:

Various printed guides for other walks around Macclesfield have been published by Cheshire County Council.

And for a more antipodean slant on walking, have a look at The Complete Hikers Resource Guide as suggested by Deborah Ward (and Rachel) and the class at Delaware.