Here are some links to other local walking websites and photo galleries:Hiking Guide for Beginners
Are you ready to hit the trail? There are a few things that you should keep in mind when preparing for a hike. Footwear, wild animals, trail preservation, first aid, and proper stretching are on the list.Nearfield Communication Tags
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.iknow-peakdistrict
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:
- Gritstone Trail (from Disley to Kidsgrove)
- Middlewood Way (from Macclesfield to Marple)
- Macclesfield Forest PDF Leaflet (3 forest walks)
- Tegg’s Nose Trail (around Tegg’s Nose)
- Bollin Valley Way (roughly following the route of the River Bollin)
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.