Public Transport based walk with Becky Lea and Catherine Mellor.
***Please bring a torch if you choose to walk back to Prestbury or Macclesfield***
A lovely walk around the Cheshire countryside followed by a Social in Bollington to sample as many or as few of the village’s 13 pubs as you like, including the Bollington brewing company. There is also an Italian or an Indian restaurant if the group would like to go there for something to eat. Options for getting home are the bus or a taxi to Macclesfield or Prestbury followed by the train to Manchester.
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.
10:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 10:48. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
10:48: Train departs for the walk start at Prestbury Station.
11:18: Walk starts at Prestbury Station.
Return from Prestbury Station. From Macc: 4 times per hour, last train 23:39. From Prestbury: xx:24 up to 22:44
Waypoints: Prestbury station, Whiteley Green, Wood Lanes, Bakestonedale Moor, Bollington
Note the walk leaders are going for a meal in Bollington after the walk.
People can either walk back to Prestbury (2 miles along roads) or Macclesfield (3.5 miles along the Macclesfield Canal), get the bus to Macclesfield, or get a taxi to Prestbury or Macclesfield; then get the train back to Manchester.
Trains from Macclesfield are 4 times an hour until the last one at 23:39, trains from Prestbury are 17:24, 18:24, 19:24, 20:24, 21:24, 22:44.