Manchester Coach Rambles

Walking using Coach and Public Transport

Welcome to the Manchester Coach Rambles - A Manchester Walking Group

Free on Sundays, want to spend a full day in the lovely countryside enjoying the views while walking and making friends along the way,  then Come and Join us

Manchester Coach Rambles is an active and environmentally friendly walking group organising walks by Coach from Manchester.

Together with the Manchester Area Ramblers and the Ramblers Affiliated group, Manchester Associates Rambling Club, there is on offer a walk using the Coach or Public Transport every Sunday throughout the year. All walks are led by experienced volunteer walk leaders.

Members of The Ramblers and non members are welcome on all the walks. To join The Ramblers see the Membership page for details.   

The Coach Excursions and the Public Transport Walks from Manchester are organised as follows :-

1.  Manchester Coach Rambles Group run a Coach Excursion every fortnightly on Sundays throughout the year to the best destinations for walks in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorks Moors, North Wales, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire. For more information and coach ticket, please contact Brenda, 0161 736 8710. Also see Coach Information page 

2.  The Manchester Area Ramblers run the Public Transport Walks 'Sunday Strolls' from Manchester on the Sundays when there is not a Coach Excursion.  Sunday walks details are on Public Transport Walks page.   Also every Wednesday there are on offer a longer walk (up to 10 miles) and a shorter walk (not exceeds 8 miles) in and around Manchester. For more details of the Wednesday walks see Manchester Ramblers website. 

3.  The Manchester Associates Rambling Club, the Ramblers' affiliated group organise a monthly Coach Excursion and Public Transport Walks on Sundays.  For information on membership and the coach and public walks, please contact Simon, 0161 860 0350 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The main aims of the Manchester Coach Rambles Group, The Manchester Area Ramblers and The Manchester Associates Rambling Club are to:- 

  • Promote walking    
  • Preserve our Rights of Way    
  • Avoid using private transport and Promote public transport    
  • Enjoy the countryside    
  • Support local businesses

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We receive funding every time you take a holiday with  Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. Remember when you book to quote Manchester Coach Rambles Group.  For more details visit the Walking Partnership  website. 


Next Manchester Associates Coach Excursions - Advance Booking Only - Ring Simon 0161 860 0350

Sun, 04 March - Ilkley, Yorkshire via Prestwich - £11

Sun, 15 April - Ilverston, Cumbria via Prestwich - £12


Manchester Associates Coach leaves Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3JF, opposite the Coach Station at 8.50am

Advance Booking ONLY - For ticket and more information on the Manchester Associates Coach Excursions and Membership, please ring Simon, 0161 860 0350

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Thursday, February 22, 2018