Tuesday, 26 March 2019 (Group: Stockport)
Start time 10:00
14 miles / 22.5 km
Rowarth March 26th March, Grade A- , 14 Miles walk amongst fabulous scenery of Nth Cheshire with Moorland, Rivers, Meadows, Mills, Country Parks. andremnants of the Industrial Revolution, that made this country what it is today.
Your in for a treat.
The Walk STARTS at 10 a.m.
Rowarth C.P. Goddard Lane, SK 01152-89197 ( Post Code SK22-1EB, Reference only)
We will have a drinks break where convenient at about 11 a.m. Lunch would be approximate at 1 p.m. Mid afternoon perhaps a short refreshment stop.
Our first stage is to ascend up to moorland and Ayton farm then bypass a Gun and a Pistol and onto Higher Chisworth to descend across the Marple & Dinting rd. to Chisworth and our first encounter with a Mill, Now converted to apartments.
We continue through woodland to cross over the River Etherow to another Mill relic of Lymefield Broad Mills. This was a complex of mills and factories started in 1784 until liquidation. In 1948? At its height of production there where 1,500 looms 25,000 Spindles with 1200 workers
We will have the lunch stop here using the picnic tables.
Onto our second stage we make our way to Werneth Low Country Park. By climbing up from lymefield.
The view to Manchester and beyond, from Werneth Low c.p. We will see a fabulous panorama
The third stage we drop down to Etherow Weir. to ascend up to Ernocroft and
head South West along and by rolling farmland to Moorend then turn East to Rowarth, and finish.