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Greater Manchester and High Peak Area
Walks

Altrincham to Styal

Sunday 28 October 2018

Sunday Walk

Grade: Moderate

Mileage: 10 miles

Ascent: The route is undulating with no big climbs.

Leader: Jeff Lewis

Public Transport: Walk starts 10.00 at Altrincham interchange. For anyone wishing to get there from Manchester or Stockport by train,there is a departure from Piccadilly at 9.04, calling at Stockport at 9.20.

Suggested Ticket: If travelling by tram/bus to Altrincham, you can buy a day ticket. You catch the train from Styal Station to Manchester airport (single ticket bought on the train) then change to the tram/bus to Manchester city centre. No buses from Styal.

Meeting Point(s): Under the clock tower at Altrincham Interchange from 9.45 am. Please make your own way to Altrincham Interchange (Tram and Bus terminus).

Route: Altrincham Interchange - Bowden - Ashley Heath - Rossmill - Castle Mill - Styal Woods - Styal Station. Expected time back in Styal no later than 4.30 pm.

Area Wednesday Longer Walk on 2nd January

This walk, which was previously unconfirmed, will be from Entwistle to Bromley Cross and led by Lesley Kenworthy.

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