Sunday 9th September 2018 - Ridgegate Reservoir

     Ridgegate Reservoir, near Macclesfield - 16.5 miles. This is Category ‘B’, on distance alone. While there are ups and downs, they aren’t particularly challenging. The walk starts at the road that runs alongside the reservoir before entering the Macclesfield Forest and onto a route over Shutlingsloe, Cheshire’s third highest peak. From there we will be making our way to Gradbach, picking up the Dane Valley Way until it meets’ the Gritstone Trail, which is our route back to the start. Meet at 08.00 for a 10.00 walk start. For route planning purposes, the walk is to start at:

Standing Stone Road,
SK11 0NS
GR: SJ956714
It should take 100 minutes to cover the 61 miles from Abbey Foregate, with no need to go via S.O.T

There are no public toilets are available at the starting point.

    Walk leader: David Jakeman 
07824 542340