892 Bradwell

Sunshine and happy walkers, what more could a photographer want? Yet Bradwell must have its rainy days for this lead mining village is the birthplace of Samuel Fox who invented the modern umbrella. It's a steady climb to Bradwell Edge a popular takeoff spot for Paragliders who can usually be seen soaring in the upcurrents before descending to their landing field in the valley below.

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LOCATION: Bradwell
START: Park on Town Lane, opposite Fire Station
Grid ref: SK172815 Postcode: S33 9GF
DISTANCE: 5 miles
GRADE: Moderate with a steep climb
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
NOTE: Bradwell's Ice Cream Shop, open every pm in summer
EN ROUTE: Brough Lane, Over Dale, Rebellion Knoll, Grey Ditch, Paraglider

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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