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A hat trick of cave walks: Part 2; Poole's Cavern

Public Transport based walk suitable for new walkers, with Andrew Forbes.

8.5 mi

307m

This is a pretty wee walk, with woodland sections, open fields, valleys, views of Coombs reservoir and the pretty little village of Coombs.  There are a couple of shortish climbs that will get your heart pumping but nothing too difficult.

 

There is a short section where we walk along the side of the A5004.  There is no pavement so care MUST be taken here

 

We'll do the guided tour of Poole's Cavern in Buxton.  The cost is £7 each for groups of 10 or more.  The tour will last approximately 45 - 50 minutes then it's on towards the train station.

 

I'll aim for the 3.29pm train from Buxton but there is plenty to do in the town if we miss this one.

 

No toilets are available at the start point so use the facilities on the train.  We will start at 10.45am to give any members from Meet up time to arrive

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:

Return to Buxton costs £9.90 or a Wayfarer ticket at £11 if travelling from outside of Manchester

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

10:45: Walk starts at Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station.

Return from Buxton Train Station. 15.29 / 16.29 / 17.29 / 18.29

Waypoints: Coombs, Haylee Farm, Hazlehurst Farm, A5004, Watford Wood, Cavendish Golf Club, Poole's Cavern

19-4-2014 09:30 19-4-2014 20:00:00 Europe/London A hat trick of cave walks: Part 2; Poole's Cavern Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station MAD Walkers
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