Irwell Valley consists of Ringley and Hurst Woods north of the M60 and Philips and Prestwich Parks south of the M60. There is a footbridge over the M60 linking the 2 areas.
Parkland with some steep wooded slopes in the north and east of the areas.
Also has a permanent orienteering course in Philips Park. See the GMOA website for details.
Nearest town: Prestwich