A mottley crew of about thirty assembled outside Nelson Pit Visitor Centre for a 7.30 pm start.
Up by Windgather there was rain in the air. “What are you lot up to?” mooed the lady on the right.
One rickety stile; thirty people.
The leaders ploughed on through wet grass towards Disley.
Back at the Macclesfield Canal, we found a tractor festival.
This is my favourite:
By now the light was a little on the low side.
But we soldiered on bravely and reached the Boars Head before it went dark.
Here's our route - about 7 km with 100 metres ascent. Allow a good 1.5 hours.
There’s a very short slideshow here.
We did another walk from here on 30 July 2014. It’s a good place to start from.