Public Transport based walk suitable for new walkers, with Jonny Franklin.
Starting at Poynton to avoid roads the first part links round to Poynton lake and up into the fields behind and up to Higher Poynto to join the Macclesfield Canal for a short way and along a track into Lyme Park for a climb up to Bowstone Gate and Sponds Hill (highest point) and lunch stop possiblly. Descending down to a road and onto the Gritstone Trail to Berristall Hall and Pott Shrigley. The route leads down a road and down through woods passing Styperson Pool and through a farm and fields to reach Adlington with a pub stop. Please bring waterproofs. Can park at Poynton as Adlington is on the same trainline.
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.
09:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:46. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Return from Adlington £7.70
09:46: Train departs for the walk start at Poynton Station.
10:10: Walk starts at Poynton Station.
Return from Adlington (Cheshire) Rail Station. 17:28 18:28
Waypoints: Poynton Lake, Macclesfield Canal, Lyme Park, Bowstones, Sponds Hill, Ellis Bank, Pott Shrigley, Styperson Pool, Harrop Green Farm, Adlington