Public Transport based walk with Andrew Forbes & John Ireland.
An easy going walk for those wanting to try something a little longer incorporating mostly flats, a wee bit of climbing, a trig thrown in for good measure and the option of a pub stop part way through for the more alcohol dependent amongst the group.
The canal path can be muddy in places so please bring gaiters.
Please bring a torch for one long tunnel section.
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.
09:45: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 10:03. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Rail Ranger ticket (£4.80) + single from New Mills Newtown to Middlewood (£2.50)
10:03: Train departs for the walk start at Hyde Central Station.
10:30: Walk starts at Hyde Central Station.
Return from New Mills Newtown Station. 16:47, 17:45, 18:47
Waypoints: Peak forest canal, Marple aqueduct, Marple Locks, Strawberry Hill, Windybottom Farm, The Banks, Trig (SJ986872), Hague Bar, Mousley Bottom Wood, New Mills Central, Millenium Walkway, Goytside Farm
No toilets at walk start, use the toilet on the train.