Essential information and symbols

  • Walks start promptly. Please arrive at the meeting point ahead of the time indicated
  • Please wear suitable footwear, clothing and bring a waterproof. We reserve the right not to take a person who is not properly equipped as this could affect the safety and enjoyment of the whole group
  • Please check the walk symbols to confirm whether dogs are welcome; dogs are not allowed on some of the walks. To avoid disturbance to farm animals or wildlife, please keep your dog on a lead and under control
  • Most walk leaders are volunteers
  • All walks are circular unless stated otherwise
  • In poor weather the leader may modify the walk, or in extreme conditions, cancel it
  • A packed lunch may be required; look for the symbol on the walk details. It is advisable to carry a drink
  • Young walkers aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • All those taking part do so at their own risk

Key to symbols

Family friendly Ideal for families and accompanied children
Bring a packed lunch Bring a packed lunch
Admission charge There is a charge on the day – includes refreshments at the end
Dog friendly on lead Dogs must be on leads
No dogs allowed Please leave your dog at home
Booking required Booking recommended/essential

Walk grade symbols

Easy walk Easy: No steep climbs and taken at a gentle pace
Moderate walk Moderate: May have steep climbs, but if they do will be taken at a gentle pace
Energetic walk Energetic: Generally will involve steep climbs and descents; will cover a moderate distance at a steady pace
Strenuous walk Strenuous: Require fitness and stamina to cope with several steep climbs and will cover a long distance at a faster pace

Defibrillators can be found at:

  • Barrows Butchers, Henshall Road
  • Bollington Cross School
  • Bollington Fire Station, Albert Road
  • The Bridgend Centre, Palmerston Street
  • The Bulls Head, Kerridge
  • Cricket pavilion, recreation ground, Adlington Road
  • Green Close Chapel, Pott Shrigley
  • Poachers Inn, Ingersley Road
  • Pott Shrigley Primary School

Information Centres

  • Bridgend Centre, 104 Palmerston Street, SK10 5PW
  • Bollington Town Hall, Wellington Road, SK10 5JR
  • Discovery Centre, Clarence Mill, SK10 5JZ
  • Bollington Library, Palmerston Street, SK10 5JX