807 Congleton To Timbersbrook

In deep snow we slithered along the Macclesfield Canal towpath then teetered across the Biddulph Valley Way's hard packed ice. With frozen roads gridlocked, and canal barges entombed in the ice, why not come to Congleton by train?

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LOCATION: South east Cheshire
START: Congleton station on A527 Roadside parking nearby
Grid ref: SJ873623 Postcode: CW123LF
DISTANCE: 3.5 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Wilmslow, Macclesfield & Congleton Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Railway Inn, Queen's Head
EN ROUTE: Dane in Shaw, Gritstone Trail, Cheshire Ring, Ten Arches, Sandstone Trail

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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