Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.
Walk Leader joining at Stockport.
A brisk linear walk from Newtown to Disley via Black Hill and back along the Gritstone Trail, with a bit of climbing involved to hopefully get a panoramic view of the sunset over Manchester with views of both Kinder Scout and Lyme Park along the way.
Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport
We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.
18:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 18:49. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
18:49: Train departs for the walk start at New Mills Newtown Station.
19:20: Walk starts at New Mills Newtown Station.
Return from Disley Station.
Waypoints: Moorwood Farm, Redmoor Farm, Longside Cottage, Black Hill, Bolder Hall, Gritstone Trail, Disley
Drinks at the Dandy Cock, Disley after the walk.
Train stops at Stockport at 19:01
If driving, leave car at Disley Station - train calls at 19:19
Torch advisable for last parts of walk, also some fields will have livestock and horses in them.