Day 2 of the Gritstone Trail

Public Transport based walk with Becky Lea.

14.0 mi


This walk starts in the village of Langey. Please get the 9:27am train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield. The walk leader will meet you at Macclesfield station at 9:50. We will then get the 10:05 bus to Langley from Macclesfield bus station. The bus will go from stand 8 and a single ticket is £2.80. The walk finishes at Congleton train station, from which you can get the train back to Manchester.

Following on from Day 1 which we did earlier in the year, this is Day 2 of the Long Distance path, the Gritstone Trail. Starting at the village of Langley this is a walk along a number of ridges and through beautiful countryside to reach Congleton. There are two main hills to climb; Croker Hill and Bosley Cloud from which, if the weather is clear, there are fantastic views.

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.

09:15: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:27. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Congleton. Please note the train out is to Maccesfield and we will be returning from Congleton

09:27: Train departs for the walk start at Macclesfield Station.

09:50: Walk starts at Macclesfield Station.

Return from Congleton Station. 17:13, 18:13

Waypoints: Langley, Bottoms reservoir, Croker Hill, Bosley Minn, Bosley Cloud, Timbersbrook, Congleton

20-6-2015 09:15 20-6-2015 20:00:00 Europe/London Day 2 of the Gritstone Trail Macclesfield Station MAD Walkers
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