Public Transport based walk with Phil Walters.
A walk around Styal, passing Quarry Bank mill, walking through the National Trust area by the river Bollin and seeing the surreal spectacle of planes taking off over the trees in what seems to be the middle of the tranquil Cheshire countryside.
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.
12:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 12:47. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Off-peak day return to Styal: £4.80
12:47: Train departs for the walk start at Styal Rail Station.
13:16: Walk starts at Styal Rail Station.
Return from Styal Rail Station. 14:58, 16:58, 18:58. Southbound, change in Wilmslow 15:10, 17:10
Waypoints: Styal railway station, Quarry Bank Mill, Pownall Park, Morley Green, Hookbank wood, Holiday Inn, Giant's Castle, Styal.
Gaiters are advised as one or two of the fields and paths on this walk can become waterlogged and very muddy after heavy rain