Sunday 23 December 2018
Mileage: 9 miles
Ascent: Undulating with a long steady climb up to Bowstones.
Leader: Pauline Brooke
Public Transport: 9.45 train Piccadilly.
Suggested Ticket: Day Return to Disley.
Meeting Point(s): At the entrance of the platform of the departing 9.45 am train, and at Disley Station. The walk starts at Disley Station at 10.13, straight after the arrival of the train.
Route: Disley Station - Parkgate Lyme Park - Lady Brooke Trail - Macclesfield Canal - Harestead Farm - Hase Bank Lyme Park - Pursefield Wood - Paddock Cottage - Cluse Hey - Bowstones - Lantern Wood - The Cage - Disley Station. Expected time back at Disley Station, 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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