The Ashley to Hale Rail Trail is 2.75 miles long and takes you from Ashley Railway Station to Hale Railway Station.
Although the walk is mostly on paths with good drainage, walking boots are recommended.
It should take you 1.5 hours.
You can find full details including a map of the route which shows the places you will pass on page 4 of our Rail Walks in Greater Manchester Booklet .
You can return to Ashley Station on the train from Hale.
Simply use the link below to download the Rail Walk booklet to read or print.