This time John took us from Hayfield up via a sawtoothed ridge, down and across the Chinley road, up to Chinley Churn and back down to Hayfield where a handy pub lay between us and the bus back to Marple… Continue reading
Tuesday August 18th saw us take a bus from Marple to Shiloh Road (the south-eastern boundary of Greater Manchester, beyond which no bus has set
foot tyre). Thereafter, Roger directed us about the hillside, up to Cobden Edge, and back through the outer reaches of Mill Brow, around Townscliff and back to Marple.
Walk 5 started on the bus to New Mills and continued on a railway track without rails. From Thornsett we tacked hither and thither across the Cobden Edge hillside, dodging livestock and golf courses before plunging back to the river and up to Marple.
Roger nominated a bus to Charlesworth for the start of this walk, then led us up the northern rampart of Coombes Rocks, around, down-and-up to Brown Low, before skirting various outposts of civilisation to return to Marple. Continue reading