Bollington - Macclesfield Canal - Middlewood Way - Bollington (route 2)

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A delightful rural circular walk at any time of year, both outwards along the canal towpath and returning through the wooded cutting of the old railway line. There are good paths on this entire walk and the few gates were all left open when we passed through. There and no stiles or kissing gates and the footpath bridges are wide and in good order. The route is mainly level but there are a couple of steepish slopes at the start or end of some sections. The paths are a bit stony and bumpy in places and after heavy rain some shallow muddy puddles will be along the towpath. This is a shorter version of walk 8387 and includes instructions for walkers from moored canal boats.

The walk is suitable for children, senior citizens and anyone in-between. Excellent for dogs, okay for buggies, and the route is also possible for adventurous wheelchair users who have enough mobility to climb a couple of flights of rustic steps. However assistance elsewhere will also be needed, especially up the steepish slopes. Suitable footwear will be anything flat soled and there should be no problems for anyone wearing shorts. There are public toilets on the village car park at the start and finish, refreshments at the Vine Inn close by; and there are bench seats scattered throughout the route.

England - North England - Cheshire - Canal Walk

Features

Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Kids, Good for Wheelchairs, Great Views, Industrial Archaeology, Mostly Flat, Play Area, Pub, Public Transport, River, Toilets

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