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Chapel-en-le-Frith to Whaley Bridge: A Long Way Round

Public Transport based walk with Phil Barnes.

10.5 mi

680m

Walk details updated!

A linear walk taking us almost immediately uphill from Chapel-en-le-Frith railway station to the hill fort at Castle Naze, along the rugged and beautiful Combs Edge and then to the Goyt Valley and alongside Fernilee Reservoir before making our way to Whaley Bridge and the possibility of the pub.

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 09:52. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Off-Peak Day Return to Chapel-en-le-Frith £9.20

09:52: Train departs for the walk start at Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station.

10:40: Walk starts at Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station.

Return from Whaley Bridge Station. 16:45, 17:44, 18:44, 19:44

Waypoints: Castle Naze, Combs Edge, Midshires Way, Errwood Reservoir, Fernilee Reservoir, Mill Clough, Whiteleas Road, Taxal, Toddbrook Reservoir

Extra:

Please note that some sections of the path along Combs Edge are narrow with steep slopes on one side and are likely to be in a poor condition due to the rainy weather. Gaiters recommended.

4-8-2012 09:30 4-8-2012 20:00:00 Europe/London Chapel-en-le-Frith to Whaley Bridge: A Long Way Round Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station MAD Walkers
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