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Sunday Aug 12th - walk A details

Location: Black Hill. Start Digley Reservoir car park

 

Leader

Tim Birch

Depart Time Stretford

9.00

Travel Time

1 hour

Grade

Moderate

Distance

10 miles

Map

 Dark Peak OL1 .

Postcode

HD9-2QD

Grid Ref

SE111 074

Approx Ascent

1600 feet

Brief Description

  

From Digley Reservoir we follow the Homle valley to Holmbridge from where we start our main ascent of the day to the rugged Ramsden Clough, via Ramsden Edge and Elbow End before reaching Monkey Nick at it's head and then follow across Lightens Edge to the A6024 Holme Moss Road. Passing the transmission station we head for Heyden Head and the trig point on Black Hill. Our homeward journey starts by following the Pennine way north before descending down to Issue Clough and picking up the track to Blackpool Bridge and after a short ascent we head along Nether Lane back to Digley Reservoir and the car park.
 

 

Sunday Aug 12th - walk B details

Location: Eaton, Cotebrook & Little Budworth

Leader

Mike Gunn

Depart Time Stretford

9.00 am

Travel Time

1 hour

Grade

Moderate

Distance

8 miles

Map

 

Postcode

CW6 9AB

Grid Ref

 

Approx Ascent

100ft

Brief Description

The walk starts in the little village of Eaton and a sunken lane and golf course and mill pond to the village of Cotebrook and a coffee stop at the local church. Another hollow way takes us to Little Budworth Country Park with its heaths and birch wood lands. We continue on to Budworth Pool and into Little Budworth for lunch.The last part off the walk takes us past the wall of Oulton Park. Good paths and some lanes.
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