Sunday 23rd May

Location: Siddington&Redesmere


Hazel Gaffney

Depart Time 

9.45 at venue

Travel Time

35 mins




6.5 miles


Explorer 268


SK11 9PR

Grid Ref

SJ 848713

Approx Ascent

350 ft

Brief Description

Redesmere is a popular lake, a focal point for bird life and watersports. Starting our walk along the lane the route skirts through woodland on the eastern side of the lake, to reach and cross the main road. This route across fields will give us views of Capesthorne Hall. From Mill Lane, the fields and woodland paths lead through a dell full of bluebells to reach Siddington Village. From here we enter another small wood and emerge onto Salters Lane, Siddington Heath. Leaving the lane we navigate across the fields and eventually reach and cross the main road. A firm track leads to Sandbank and Northwood Farms and we follow the Historic Parish footpath to Siddington Church and back to the car park. It is a circular walk through leafy Cheshire, footpaths, tracks, fields and woodland with two brief stretches on quiet lanes. A revised route after problems with some footpaths since last year.

Driving Instructions Proceed on the M60 towards Stockport and exit left, junction 3, onto A34. Travel through all the roundabouts on the A34 and go onto the bypass still A34 and reach Monks Heath traffic lights and crossroads. Go ahead for 2 miles , passing Capesthorne Hall on your right and turn left into Redesmere Lane, signed for Henbury. Park at the Lakeside for 9.45 am. Don't be alarmed if you see a notice saying Road Closed Ahead, at Monks Heath Traffic lights. There is access to Henbury and the Lake car park Travel time 35mins Post Code nearest SK11 9PR To book on this walk please ring evening from Thursday 20th May, 01619735658, mobile 07804914508

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