Northern England Walks

Gritstone Trail South Timbersbrook to Kidsgrove No ratings yet.

The final section of the Gritstone Trail, a 55km trail that crosses Cheshire’s Peak District from Disley in the north to Kidsgrove and Staffordshire in the south, starts from Timbersbrook and finishes at the Kidsgrove railway station. The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 300 metres – a surprise for those who thought the Cheshire Plain …

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Gritstone Trail Central – Tegg’s Nose to Timbersbrook 5/5 (1)

This is the second section of the Gritstone Trail is a 55km trail that crosses Cheshire’s Peak District from Disley in the north to Kidsgrove and Staffordshire in the south. This section starts from the Tegg’s Nose country park and finishes in Timbersbrook. The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 300 metres – a surprise for those who …

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The Gritstone Trail North – Disley to Tegg’s Nose No ratings yet.

The Gritstone Trail is a 55km trail that crosses Cheshire’s Peak District from Disley in the north to Kidsgrove and Staffordshire in the south. It’s split into three manageable sections, the first of which starts from the railway station at Disley and ends at Tegg’s Nose country park. The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 300 metres …

The Gritstone Trail North – Disley to Tegg’s Nose No ratings yet. Read More »

Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path No ratings yet.

An alternative route up Coniston Old Man rather than taking the busier tourist path and just as quick. Returns via  Dow Crag and Buck Pike and the Walna Scar Road. The Route Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site).

Black Combe Walk from Silecroft No ratings yet.

The fells to the far south of the Lake District are less rugged and barely scrape the 600m contour. Black Combe can be ascended from sea level, which somewhat makes up for the lack of altitude. The Route Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site).

Wansfell Pike Walk No ratings yet.

Whilst there are better ways to spend a full day’s walking from Ambleside, this easier route over Wansfell Pike to Troutbeck and back, provides a less strenuous alternative. The Route Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site).

Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside No ratings yet.

The outlier of the Fairfield group, Red Screes is just enough for an easy day out if you can’t tack it onto a longer day from Fairfield. The Route Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site).