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Walks Programme July 2018 to December 2018

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park, normally at 10:00 am unless otherwise stated

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        An asterisk ( * ) denotes a change to the original walks programme      
Date   Meeting time  

 Area and brief details of the walk




Sunday 24th June

  10.00am   Bollington

A walk of around 7.5 miles taking us from the Adlington Road car park in Bollington. Our route takes us up Hedgerow and includes Berristall Farm, Bakestonedale Moor, Moorside Quarry,  Birchencliffe, Macclesfield Canal, Styperson Pool, and Long Lane then back into Bollington.

 Lunch and Loo stops at the Coffee Tavern.

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station car park at 10:00am

7.5 Moderate

Monica Hough


Sunday 8th July



  Lyme Park

A pleasant walk around the Lyme Park area.

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7 Easy Roy Gilmartin


Sunday 22nd July

  10:00am   Rudyard

A circular walk starting from Rudyard and heading up to Horton and then using field paths and tracks we head to Lask Edge where we stop for lunch and then head back past Lea Laughton and back to Rudyard

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7 Moderate David Preston



Sunday Aug 5th



A seven mile moderate walk starting from the canal basin car park in Whaley Bridge, through Buxworth Basin, over the bypass, then up Eccles Pike with magnificent views. On then to Taxal, picking up the Midshire Way, Toddbrook reservoir and back into Whaley Bridge.

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7 Moderate Ray Jordan



Sunday 19th Aug




  Biddulph Grange

Starting from Biddulph Grange Country Park we will walk through the park to emerge on Hurst Lane and follow the Staffordshire Moorlands Walk for a short distance then continue northwards along field paths, tracks and quiet roads to Timbersbrook picnic area where we will have our lunch.

We will return initially along the Gritstone Trail, then alongside Dane in Shaw Brook.  After crossing the A527 we head for Higher Whitemoor Farm, then back across the main road to return to the start.

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7.5 Moderate Janet Dyer

Sunday 2nd Sept



The walk is 6 miles, moderate. From behind the Robin Hood, Rainow we climb towards Yearnslow, past the waterworks at Lamaload and up by the side of the forest. From there we head towards Gulshaw Hollow & back to Rainow.

The walk will start from the road behind the Robin Hood, Rainow (Smithy Lane) but we will Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

6 Moderate Sue Vernon

Sunday 8th to 10th


Club Walking Holiday in Sedbergh Janet Dyer


Sunday 16th Sept






A fairly flat walk. We will start in Strines and walk to the Marple ‘Roman’ Lakes (a different route to my previous walk), where we can stop for coffee.


Then we will head on to the ruins of the Oldknow Mill and through Marple Bridge to Brabyns Park. From there we will head to the Marple Aqueduct where we can have lunch. The path from there will take us to Marple Memorial Park and then we head back to Strines via the canal. 

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7 Moderate Chris Ratcliffe


Sunday 30th Sept




Starting from Hartington we follow field paths and tracks across to Biggin and then along Biggin Dale to Wolfscote Dale and then back along Beresford Dale to Hartington. Beautiful scenery.

NOTE As the Macclesfield Fair is occupying the Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park we will meet at 10:00am at the car park on the opposite side of the road from the Station. (Outside the Old Millstone Pub)

7 Moderate Wendy Morgan


Sunday 14th Oct


  10.00am  * A walk starting from Danebridge near Wincle, We will head up through the forest to the Hanging Stone and then along the hillside to the lane junction near Bearstone Rocks, the path then takes us down into the forest to Luds Church, a deep, moss-covered chasm full of history and myths. We then descend through the forest and back to the start along the Dane Valley Way

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am

6 Moderate David Preston

Wednesday 17th Oct

  7.30pm   Club  Meeting at the Park Tavern, Park Lane Macclesfield      

Sunday 28th Oct

  10.00am   Middlewood

A circular walk of about 7.5 miles starting from Jackson's Brickworks Nature Reserve, skirting Middle Wood then following part of the Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail to Lyme Park where we will stop for lunch.  The return will be via Green Farm, the canal towpath and the Middlewood Way.

Meet at Macclesfield Railway Station Car Park  at 10:00am.

7.5 Moderate Janet Dyer

Sunday Nov 11th

  10.00am   To be arranged 7 Moderate  

Sunday 25th Nov       To be arranged      

Sunday 9th Dec       To be arranged      






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