Macclesfield. Walk details, 10th, October, 2021
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12.5 miles, with a total of 2468’ of ascent.
Park in Smithy Lane,
on the B5470, turn left just before the Robin Hood PH.
SJ95271 76337 Post code: SK10 5XF What3words: unrated.other.rested
time, via Whitchurch: 105 minutes. Distance to start: 63 miles
Meet at the
Abbey: 08.30 Walk start: Approx. 10: 20
facilities at the start but they are available, at the nearby Tegg’s
visitors centre. (SJ9502773265
Post code:SK11 0AP) that can be called at,on
the way to the starting point.
walk will go, via Lamaload Reservoir, to Shining Tor, then staying
high, go north,
via Cats Tor, Pyms Chair, Windgather Rocks and Tixall Edge.
We go just
south of Kettleshume, to pick up a fairly high path with good views
heading south, via Charles Head Farm. At Waggonshaw Brow we will take a
westerly direction, back to the starting point.
offers good views, throughout. While being reasonably demanding, as it
some stiff climbs, the route didn’t pose any difficulties for a friend
in his eighties, who had no difficulties walking the route with me.