MCS Walking Group – Walk 11

This was an extra walk, scheduled for a weekend to accomodate lives troubled by work.  We took a bus to New Mills and walked around the flanks of Black Hill and into the fringes of Lyme Park, down past the reservoirs and up to Disley Golf course, followed by field paths (and a short, busy stretch of towpath) back to Marple. Continue reading

MCS Walking Group – Walk 10

An Indian Summer walk on a very warm 15th of September.  John led us from Chinley to Hayfield via a section of the Peak Forest Tramway (the line that brought quarried limestone to the canal at Buxworth for transport to Oldknow’s lime kilns in Marple), the hamlet of Wash, and the col between South Head and Mount Famine before dropping down to Peep o’ Day and field paths to Hayfield. Continue reading