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Date(s) - 16th August 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chinley station


This walk will start from Chinley station and include Cracken Edge Quarry and the incline top (c. 1350 feet) and also Bugsworth Canal Basin. There is an ascent of approximately 600 feet in the first mile and a half over some rough terrain to Cracken Edge Quarry. The descent to Bugsworth Basin is more gradual. The route includes approximately eight stiles. Return to Chinley station will be along part of the Peak Forest Tramway Trail. Walking boots and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day are essential. A walking pole or stick may be useful. Meet at Chinley Station at 10.55 on arrival of the 10.14 train from Sheffield. The recommended train from Manchester is the 09.40 from Piccadilly arriving in Chinley at 10.14. N.B. check for any late changes to train times. Five and a half miles, bring a packed lunch. Leader: Peter Martin (email: pmrailway@virginmedia.com)