A part of Lymm Heritage Trail

Using a part of Lymm Heritage Trail, this circular walk will take you around Lymm Dam. It was created in 1824 by a dam built during the construction of what is now the A56 road.

Technical sheet
No. 2187632
A Lymm walk posted on 15/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 16/07/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h35[?]
Distance Distance : 3.27mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 72ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 79ft
Highest point Highest point : 174ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 89ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Lymm
Starting point Starting point : N 53.381232° / W 2.476807°
Download : -
A church

Description

Use car park in Pepper Street.

(D/A) The walk starts by turning left at the junction with The Cross. Walk on The Cross and turn left in the path called The Dingle when you see the Spread Eagle Hotel.

(1) Cross the road and rejoin the heritage trail.

(2) Take the path going slightly on the left and left again a few meters later. Once you have crossed the Wishing Bridge, turn left.

(3) Turn left and keep left to walk along the dam. A the end of the path, turn right and walk along Church Road until you face Rectory Lane. Cross carefully Church Road and turn right between the two white houses.

(4) Keep going straight in Longbutt Lane. Cross carefully Scholars Green Lane two times. At the next intersection, leave Longbutt Lane by turning left. Then turn left in Oughtrington Lane.

(5) Just after the bridge, take a sharp left to join the path along Bridgewater Canal.

(6) A few meter before the bridge, the path splits. Take the path on your right to join The Cross and cross the bridge. Keep walking on the road side and turn left at the next intersection to join Pepper Street (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 102ft - Pepper Street car park - Pepper Street car park
1 : mi 0.29 - alt. 135ft - Stairs to The Cross
2 : mi 0.61 - alt. 148ft
3 : mi 0.98 - alt. 148ft
4 : mi 1.58 - alt. 157ft
5 : mi 2.32 - alt. 98ft
6 : mi 3.17 - alt. 92ft
D/A : mi 3.27 - alt. 95ft - Pepper Street car park - Pepper Street car park

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Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 4/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 4/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 4/5


Walker
on Mon 04 Jan 2021 10:44:32 CET

Global average : 4 / 5

Date of walk : 28/12/20
Description quality : Good
Routemap quality : Good
Walk interest : Good

The walk was very muddy, but picturesque and easy to navigate.

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