Manchester City Council

Roads & transport Walking in Manchester

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.

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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