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Shutlingsloe Walk from Macclesfield Forest

By Dave Roberts   

on February 11, 2015    No ratings yet.

Shutlingsloe Walk from Macclesfield Forest

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10.16 km 404 m

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

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Shutlingsloe Walk from Macclesfield Forest

Shutlingsloe is the third highest point in Cheshire at 506m (the highest being Shining Tor at 559) and sometimes known as the Cheshire Matterhorn (there seems to be one of those for everywhere!).

This route starts at Trentabank car park in the Macclesfield forest, with a return along the southern flanks to extend the walk to nearly 10km.

Click here to view the full description and download a full map and instructions.


Photo credit: Marcus T Ward / Foter / CC BY-ND

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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