Sue and Martin's Trips Programme
Summary Programme
Type of Event
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Monday mornings
Bike ride
Mountain bike rides - 40 to 70 km, usually starting in Timperley or Altrincham. Contact Martin for details.
Wednesday evenings
Short Walks
Evening walks with Stockport Walking and Outdoors Group (SWOG). 1 May to 28 August. Programme available here.
Friday 19 July
Day Walk
Shutlingsloe - a classic 12 km circuit from the Leather's Smithy near Langley. Start 10 am. Park in marked bays on the road beside Ridgegate Reservoir, near the pub (SJ 953 714).
Friday 26 July
Day Walk
Around Daresbury - a 13km circuit in 'Lewis Carroll country'. Start 10 am from the Ring o'Bells (SJ 579 829). M56 Jnc 11, A56 towards Warrington, soon turning right into Daresbury.
Monday 29 July
Bike Ride
A 60km circuit via Bolton and (nearly) Bury, leaving Timperley Bridge at 8.45 am.
Friday 2 August
Day Walk
Lamaload Reservoir and Shining Tor. An 11km trip to the highest point in Cheshire. Start 10 am from car park at north end of reservoir (SJ 975 753).
Saturday 3 August
Bike ride/run
Leave Timperley Bridge at 6.45 am for a ride alongside the Bridgewater Canal to Pennington Flash, where we'll take part in their 5 km parkrun before cycling back home via Leigh's busway and loopline.
Friday 9 August
Day Walk
Around Little Budworth. A 10km stroll in the Oulton Park area. Start 10 am from the Red Lion (SJ 598 653) in Little Budworth village, reached via A556, A49 and A54.
Sunday 13 October
Bike ride
The Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon - 9 am from Sowerby Bridge.
Sunday 8 December
Tatton Yule Yomp - a 10K race around Tatton Park. Apply to enter, early August 2019.
Sunday 15 December
Day Walk
A Christmas Walk - starting at 10.00 am from outside the Lime Lounge Coffee House in Bakewell (SK 218 686, by the bridge). We will stop at The Crispin in Great Longstone for lunch.
Book in advance with Martin.
Friday 20December
Shutlingsloe - our regular 5 km yomp - starting at 7.30pm from Trentabank car park (SJ 960 711), and adjourning for Christmas Ale at the Leather's Smithy in Langley.
Sunday 19 April
The London Marathon