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Saturday 28th April -  A walk 

Location: Abbey Village.  CHANGE OF VENUE

Leader

 Barry Cook

Depart Time Stretford

 9:00 am

Travel Time

 45 mins

Grade

 Moderate

Distance

 10 miles

Map

 

Postcode

PR6-8DR

Grid Ref

 SD 643 223

Approx Ascent

1400 feet 

Brief Description

We initially follow the Witton Weavers way passing three reservoirs, Rake Brook and Roddlesworth lower and upper res. to get to Hollinshead Hall (ruin). From there we go to Tockholes road and climb up to the ridge leading to the Jubilee Tower.Then down to the village of Sunnyhurst and through the woods to a stream to regain the Witton Weavers path and Earnsdale res. From there we regain the Tockholes road for a short way and return across country, via Tockholes, to Abbey Village and the Hare and Hounds. Mostly good underfoot with the possibility of a fine view from the Tower top.

 

Saturday 28th Apr - walk B details

Location: Utkinton

Leader

Janet Sugden-Smith & Hazel Gaffney

Depart Time Stretford

09.00

Travel Time

50 mins

Grade

Moderate

Distance

8 miles

Map

OS 267

Postcode

CW6 0SJ

Grid Ref

SJ 536 786

Approx Ascent

870 ft

Brief Description

From Kings Gate car park we enter Delamere Forest to join the Sandstone Trail heading south. We walk across a rolling landscape of fields & lanes with good views of the Peckforton Hills.We walk through the village of Utkinton & finish the walk on forest tracks. May be muddy!

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