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GM Ringway 5 Middlewood To Strines 2023

by Andrew Read
3 years ago
Near Stockport, GB
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Stage 5 of the GM Ringway, Greater Manchester's long-distance walking route, takes us right to the edge of the Peak District.

Highlights include:
- Colourful forest paths in Middle Wood and Disleybank Wood
- Sections of the pretty Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals
- Quiet paths along Bollinghurst Brook
- Heritage and classic scenery in Lyme Park with its Grade I-listed hall
- Fine views towards Mellor Moor and the Peak from Marple Ridge
- The old calico-printing settlement of Strines.

There are more ups and downs than on previous stages, particularly in Disleybank Wood and along the ridge in Lyme Park, and again muddy sections after wet weather.

You will need to follow the diversion shown on the map,
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DISTANCE 8.215 miles
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954 ft (47%)
1026 ft (43%)
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