Manchester City Council

Roads, parking & transport Walking in Manchester

Walking is good for you!

Introducing more active travel into your daily life can help you to feel happier and improve your health. 

Manchester boasts a range of public parks and open spaces along with opportunities for walking, sporting activities and sports development. 

The Manchester Visitor Information Centre offers maps and information on guided walks taking place in Manchester. 

Useful websites

  • Walkit helps you to plan a route, specifically designed with walking in mind it makes use of footpaths, and quieter traffic free routes.
  • Get Walking, Keep Walking in Manchester is a useful site for anyone wanting to explore Manchester on foot.
  • Getting Manchester Moving is a great website to help provide you with all the information you need to become more physically active.
  • Living Streets is a national charity, they aim to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets, where people want to walk.

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