Bollington to White Nancy

This walk takes in Bollington Village, Macclesfield Canal and White Nancy along Kerridge Hill.

Technical sheet
No. 11172235
A Bollington walk posted on 01/07/21 by Dennis Neil. Update : 01/07/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h40[?]
Distance Distance : 4.9mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 472ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 472ft
Highest point Highest point : 968ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 522ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Bollington
Starting point Starting point : N 53.293048° / W 2.106782°
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Description

(D/A) Start the walk by parking on Grimshaw Lane and follow the road down to the bridge under the canal. Walk up the steps on the left to the canal and turn right.

(1) Follow the canal and turn left at the third bridge and follow the well marked footpath towards Swancoe Lane.

(2) Turn right at Kerridge Road and left onto Rainow road. Continue up the steep hill.

(3) Turn left into Lidgett's Lane. The footpath up Kerridge Hill is on the right. Follow the footpath up the hill and then along the ridge to White Nancy. Enjoy the wonderful views.

(4) Take the steep footpath down from White Nancy onto Redway Lane and turn right.

(5) Turn right at Jackson Lane and follow the road around to the left into Grimshaw Lane and back to the start of the walk.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 522ft - Parking on Grimshaw Lane
1 : mi 0.62 - alt. 538ft - Third bridge
2 : mi 2.14 - alt. 679ft - Kerridge Road
3 : mi 2.67 - alt. 827ft - Lidgett's Lane
4 : mi 3.96 - alt. 879ft - White Nancy
5 : mi 4.3 - alt. 640ft - Jackson Lane
D/A : mi 4.9 - alt. 522ft - Parking on Grimshaw Lane

Useful Information

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Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 4.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 4/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 5/5


Walker
on Mon 06 Sep 2021 16:58:15 CEST

Global average : 4.33 / 5

Date of walk : 31/07/21
Description quality : Good
Easiness to follow the route : Good
Walk interest : Very good

lovely walk with variety of terraine canals and views, really enjoyed this walk. We went a bit wrong at the end, but hey ho, we saw things we wouldn't have seen had we taken the correct path. Lovely late lunch at the Bulls Head too.

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