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Manchester Weekend Walkers Group

Manchester Weekend Walkers lead public transport walks into fantastic countryside all year round.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Train-based walk

Leader: Mark M, joining train at Heaton Chapel

Transport to Walk Start: 10:51 train from Manchester Piccadilly station (final destination Buxton).

Meet Point:  Near the ticket barriers or on the platform at Piccadilly Station. Alternatively, meet the group on the train or at Disley Station. 

Suggested Ticket: Off Peak Day Return to Disley £7.90

Walk Start: Disley Railway Station at 11:30

Waypoints:  Green Lane, Bolder Hall, Cock Knoll, Sponds Hill, Dale Top, Knights Low, Lyme Hall, Cage Hill, Bollinhurst Brook.

Return Services: x:14/15 until 19:14. x:42/43 from 16:42 until 22:42. Last train at 23:26.

Extra: No toilets at walk start. No toilets en route until close to the end of the walk. We'll have earned a warming drink at the end, so there will be optional drinks in a Disley pub.

Saturday, 9 March 2024
Start time:
11:30 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
400m / 1312ft
Type:
circular

 A lovely day out taking in the high ground around Lyme Park, lots of views of the Peak District and Manchester and passing Lyme Hall.  Ascents are fairly gentle.

No dogs please, other than registered assistance dogs.

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
SJ 97302 84569
Nearest postcode:
SK12 2AE
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Start time:
11:30 am

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking