Walks 2018

Walk to pickup prescription from the Doctor's

Cold walk round Apedale with lunch at the museum

The mining monument

Wildboarclough and Cumberland Brook, January 2018

Ascending Cumberland Brook

With Shutlingsloe

The top of Cumberrland Brook

Macclesfield Forest: Nessit Hill to Forest Chapel
February 2018

Trentabank Reservoir

Tegg's Nose

Forest Chapel & Shining Tor

On Nessit Hill


Shining Tor in the sunshine

Forest Chapel

Probably about 7.5 km

Toot Hill & Forest Chapel
February 2018

Icy puddles

The Leather Smithy

Nessit Hill over the Ridgegate Reservoir

Tegg's Nose

Up towards Toot Hill

Woods, worhty of Gabrielle Munter

The deciduous section, reminiscent of the Alps


Near the top

Forest Chapel; ideal for lunch out of the wind in the porch

The steep, icy road down

Actually about 10 km.

Macclesfield Forest after the strong winds
March 1992

Up to the Standing Stone

Shining Tor

The Cat & Fiddle

The first wind damage, encountered and circumvented

The major damage:
more than 100 m. to get round on a steep slope with difficulty

Cannock Chase
April 2018

Sherbrook River


The route

Silverdale and Keele
April 2018

The Church and the Greenway

Silverdale Station
The train has long been gone!

Quarry Bank, Keele

The route

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