In Rainow, we met some people we’d met before, but, due to social distancing, they wouldn’t stay close enough to be photographed, so this is largely a chronicle of the impediments to progress on John’s obstacle course.
For the second time, Stuart led the group out of the Tesco Car Park at Whaley Bridge. This time, the route took us over Chinley Churn to New Mills. Continue reading
Macclesfield Forest in autumn provided a feast for the eye (and a stretch for the legs). Sarah’s route took us through deciduous and coniferous woodland, past reservoirs, up hills, through peaceful farmland and windy, boggy moors. Continue reading
Buses took us to New Mills then Whaley Bridge. After a brief road walk past Todbrook reservoir, we were out onto the open moors. Continue reading
Roger led us from Horwich End to Chinley via devious routes zig-zagging around the flanks of Eccles Pike. The walk took in excellent autumn views, iron age fortifications and an unexpected bridge club. Continue reading