919 Higher Poynton to Lyme Park

Following Bollinhurst Brook from the Macclesfield Canal must be the prettiest way into Lyme Park. Then strolling along the ridge to The Cage you feel on top of the world, with views on a fine day as far as Wales.

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LOCATION: 7 miles south-east of Stockport
START: Higher Poynton. Follow signs to Nelson Pit, park Middlewood Way Canalside, toilets
Grid ref: SJ945833 Postcode: SK121TH
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
GRADE: Easy, with a short, steep ascent
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - Wilmslow, Macclesfield Landranger 109
REFRESHMENTS: Lyme Park, Bailey's Trading Post and Boars Head
EN ROUTE: Ladybrook Valley, Vernon Wharfe

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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