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Six winter walks to enjoy the stunning countryside near Manchester – with a pub nearby..

Enjoy incredible views and blow away the cobwebs on these crisp winter walks – and they’re all close to a cosy pub, too.

The temperatures might have plummeted but as long as you pile on the layers, you can’t beat a beautiful walk on a crisp winter’s day.

It’s a chance to leave the mayhem and noise behind, and experience a little reflection and rejuvenation, which we all need at this mad time of year.

Fortunately, we don’t have to travel too far from Manchester to enjoy stunning countryside.

Here are just a few suggestions where you can enjoy incredible views while you blow the cobwebs away, and the best bit is they’re all close to a cosy pub so you can settle in for a cosy meal and a hot toddy as a reward for your efforts.