Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Start time: 10:00
Strenuous 14 miles / 22.5 km
Whaley Bridge, 14 miles, Strenuous, Quick Pace averaging 2.25 MPH overall,
to finish at 4 to 4.15 p.m. Toilets at Lyme Park. Bring a Packed Lunch and liquid refreshment. Due to a November early sunset, two 10 minuet drink breaks at approx 11 a.m and 3 p.m. Lunch 20 minutes: in between.
Start at 10 a.m. (Strict) from C.P.at Tom Brads Croft (Turn into Canal Street, Opposite the Rail Station) The C.P is at the end of Canal Street. SK012816.
Walk description:- We will be visiting Industrial Revolution sites: Lyme Park (granted to Sir Thomas D'anyers in 1346 for services to the 'Black Prince at the Battle of Crécy. Then the Legh family in 1398 re marriage. Lyme Hall) Eventually donated to the National Trust in 1946; after the Legh families devastations of WWII.
We visit the ancient boundary site of Bow Stones on Sponds Hill. We might be lucky to see the Deer in the park and excellent views of the Cheshire countryside: on a fine day.
Grid reference: SK012816
Nearest postcode: SK23 7LX
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
We provide walks of varying grades on Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays. We walk locally, in the Peak District, the South Pennines and, on occasion, the Lake District and North Wales.
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