25/09/2023, Monday, Hayfield and around Kinder resevoir, 7 miles moderate Leaders Lynn Davies and Carol Mclaughlin
Around Kinder Reservoir 7 miles Moderate
Walk will commence at 10am from Bowdon Bridge car park SK 22 2LH nearest postcode.
Directions to the start: Along airport relief road to A6. Turning right follow A6 to Newtown turning left at traffic lights towards New Mills. Continue on to Hayfield follow signs for campsite, turn right onto Bank Street which merges onto Kinder Road.
Car park is at the end of the road (there is a charge) there is also road side parking normally available.
Walk Description: Leaving the carpark we walk gently uphill to Kinder Reservoir, we follow the path along the edge and are rewarded with stunning views of Kinder.
We cross over to William Clough and walk through the beautiful heather moorlands. Underneath Kinder on good paths eventually returning from the opposite direction to Bowdon Bridge.
Note: Lynn and Carol both happy to give lifts from Park and Ride Hazel Grove. Please confirm to Lynn and Carol if you are going to the Park and Ride.
01/10/2023 Sunday Bollington and Nab End 8 miles moderate Leader Peter Attwell
When I led this walk in the summer, only Kate came and it poured with rain. We decided to miss out the climb up to Nab End. I al leading it again hoping for better weather.
09/10/2023 Monday Cown Edge from Broadbottom 7.5m moderate leader Angela Legge
15/10/2023 Sunday Hartington and the Dales 8 miles moderate, leader Marjorie McLoughlin
The walk starts at 10am in the centre of Hartington. Grid Ref SK128604 Post code SK17 0AL
There is a pay and display car park a few metres down the Holme End Warslow Road B5054 costing £6 for the day but there should be plenty of free parking in the centre or by the duck pond.
Directions to start of walk
From Macclesfield take the A537 Cat and Fiddle road towards Buxton. On reaching the T junction, turn right onto Leek Road A53 and then first left onto Grin Low Road. Pass through Harper Hill and at the High Peak Book shop turn right onto A515. Continue on A515 for approx 7miles to turn right onto B5054 signposted Hartington. After 2 miles you will enter the centre.
There are toilets on the B5054 Warslow Road and we will meet to start the walk on the square in front of the toilets.
Initially we walk across undulating fields then down the Limestone Dales of Narrowdale, Wolfscote Dale and Biggin Dale returning to Hartington along Highfield Lane.
18/10/2023 Wednesday Youlgreave/Monyash, 8.8 miles, moderate, leader Bob Swinburne
29/10/2023 Sunday Whaley Bridge and the Bowstones 9 miles moderate Leader Peter Attwell
When I did this walk in the summer, only Brian walked with me, so I am leading it again.
06/11/2023 Monday Hayfield 7.5 mls easy Leader Carol McLaughlin
details to follow
12/11/2023 Sunday Kinder from Bowden Bridge 8.5 miles moderate leader Peter Attwell
15/11/2023 Wednesday Annual General Meeting at the Guild at 19.00
Please see the News tab for ptovisional arrangements for the AGM.
26/11/2023 Sunday Leader Carol McLaughlin
Details to follow
04/12/2023 Monday Walk with Christmas lunch leader Angela Legge
Please see the News tab for details of the lunch arrangements.
Details of the walk preceding the lunch to follow.