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Gritstone Trail South Timbersbrook to Kidsgrove

By Dave Roberts   

on September 11, 2012    No ratings yet.

Gritstone Trail South Timbersbrook to Kidsgrove

Further Details

Route Summary:

Route Start Location:

14.86 km 234 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route


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Gritstone Trail South Timbersbrook to Kidsgrove Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Gritstone Trail South Timbersbrook to Kidsgrove

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 was the county’s only landscape feature! These are wide open spaces, shaped by the wind and the weather – with distant views over stone walls, lonely farm houses and sheltered woodlands.

The Route

Click here to view the full description and download a full pack.

Or the following links for the Northern and Central sections.

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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