GOYT WAY, Furness Vale, Newtown – Friends of New Mills Stations Walk 3

Distance 4 miles – Time approx. 2-2.5 hours

Relatively easy going at start of walk, becomes steeper rising out of Furness Vale, can be very muddy in parts.

This walk includes Torrs Riverside Park which offers a serene escape for a leisurely walk. As you venture into this idyllic setting, you’ll be greeted by the soothing melody of the River Goyt gently flowing through the heart of the park. Lush greenery lines the pathways, inviting you to wander and explore. The park’s unique feature, the Millennium Walkway, provides a captivating experience as it meanders along the gorge, offering breath-taking views of the cascading waterfalls and rugged cliffs. 

The Peak Forest Canal offers a picturesque and serene route for a leisurely stroll, as you embark on this delightful journey, you’ll be greeted by the tranquil waters of the canal, flanked by lush greenery and charming countryside vistas. The towpath provides a smooth and accessible pathway for walkers of all abilities, making it perfect for a relaxing outing with family or friends. 

On the stroll near Kiln Knoll in Furness Vale unveils a tapestry of scenic delights. As one traverses the undulating terrain, the landscape gradually unfolds, revealing breath-taking vistas of New Mills and beyond, all the way to the distant silhouette of Manchester. Once you’ve completed the walk have a well deserved refreshments at one of the local eateries.

If you have the Komoot app, Visit New Mills has these walk maps plus some additional ones so you can follow on the app. Find our Profile here: https://www.komoot.com/visitnewmills

Alternatively for the majority of the walks we have also added a GPX file, which can be downloaded and used by importing on various apps such as Alltrails, OS Maps, Strava, map my walk app and many more.

Alternatively you can collect paper copies of the leaflets from Rock Mill Centre, Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, SK22 3BN

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