5th May one walk 

Sunday 5th May - B Walk Details

Location: Torkington (Hazel Grove)

Leader Tim Birch
Depart Time Stretford 9.00 am
Travel Time 35 min
Grade Moderate
Distance 8.5 miles
Map OL1 Dark Peak
Postcode SK2 2HL (S.G. Club)
Grid Ref SJ 934 877
Approx Ascent 600ft
Brief Description Lay-by parking on Offerton Road A627 A pleasant low level mildly undulating walk with only steep but short climb. We follow the Cown Edge Way though pleasant green countryside to reach the Macclesfield canal, which we follow south and continue on the Cown Edge Way to reach Strines. Keeping down in the valley we reach Richmond Farm and Strawberry Hill and having crossed the River Goyt we have our only steep but short climb up Hawk Green passing over both the Peak Forest and Macclesfield canals. Returning to home via Hazel Knoll and Broadoak Farms.



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