Public Transport based walk with Jonny Franklin.
Starting from Congleton the walk gains the Macclesfield Canal out of Congleton and down a track and through fields to Astbury and through more fields to a lane and back onto the canal at Watery Lane Aqueduct and onto Acker's Crossing. The walk climbs the only major ascent of the day up to Mow Cop with great views. Congleton edge is walked along back to the edge of Congleton and onto a cycle path to the canal heading left back to Congleton station
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 09:46. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Return to Congleton £.9.20
09:46: Train departs for the walk start at Congleton Station.
10:25: Walk starts at Congleton Station.
Return from Congleton Station. 16:15 17:15
Waypoints: Congleton, Astbury, Macclesfield Canal, Acker's Crossing, Hanging Wood, Mow Cop, Congleton Edge, Dane in Shaw