Saturday, 25 May 2019 (Group: Manchester Weekend Walkers)
Meeting time 9:35,
Start time 10:30
8.5 miles / 13.7 km
Train-based walk - 8.5 miles, easy to moderate, fairly flat.
Leader – Paul S
Description: This is mostly a canal stroll along the Peak Forest Canal, starting at Marple Station. We then walk along the canal via Strines, Disley, NM Newtown, Furness Vale, Buxworth Basin. Then we walk up hill to Chinley Station. Buxworth has a detailed industrial history. We should hear lots of spring bird song, especially Chiffchaffs, and there will plenty of plants in flower. There is a real ale pub in Whitehough if anyone wants a quality beer.
Meet: Manchester Piccadilly Station for the 09:49 Marple train
Suggsted Ticket: Chinley Return £9.90
Walk start: Marple Station at 10:30
Waypoints: Marple Station, Peak Forest Canal, Strines, Disley, New Mills Newtown, Furness Vale, Buxworth Basin, Chinley Station..
Return train to Piccadilly - xx:55 till 19:55 then 20:51, 21:53 and 23:04
Extras: No toilets at the walk start. Suitable for beginners.