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Wednesday 12 May 2004

 

Evening bike ride from the Redway Tavern, Bollington - starting 7.30 pm. 

Here are details of the proposed route and a map.
Call us on 07968 122170 if you are coming but running late.  

Regards,  

Martin and Sue

Country lanes to Poynton, returning via the Middlewood Way (and a beer)

Route Summary

1 -> 2 -> 3 -> 1

Instructions

1 (SJ 937 772) Start at the Redway Tavern.

1 -> 2 (8.02 Km) Take the track east, below White Nancy. Turn 1st left then right down lanes to Pott Shrigley.
Turn right in Pott Shrigley, then after about ½ km turn left down a track. Continue past a building on the left,
then take a track left past Birchencliff. At the road turn right and keep going straight on until the
Middlewood Way is reached after 8km and 220m of ascent.

2 (SJ 942 825) Junction with Middlewood Way (turn north a short way for pub, café, marina, bus stop).

2 -> 3 (2.83 Km) Suitably refreshed, continue on the Middlewood Way in a southerly direction.

3 (SJ 928 801) Minor road junction of no particular significance.

3 -> 1 (4.25 Km) Carry on down the Middlewood Way to Bollington. Join the canal towpath soon after going over the Bollington Viaduct and exit east over the first canal bridge after Bollington. Take the track right and climb 120m to join the road in Kerridge. A left then a right turn takes you back to the Tavern.

1 (SJ 937 772) Redway Tavern. Total distance 15km, total ascent 370m. It should take between 1.5 and 2 hours, plus pub stop.

Map of 15km bike ride from Bollington

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