Clock Face Colliery Moss Circular

5m circular route beginning at Clock Face Park onto Wheatacre Reserve and returning via Colliery Moss.

Technical sheet
No. 7723238
A Bold walk posted on 13/04/21 by gfl57. Update : 16/04/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h50[?]
Distance Distance : 5.98mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 66ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 66ft
Highest point Highest point : 177ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 89ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Bold
Starting point Starting point : N 53.418097° / W 2.701124°
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Bold Power Pond


(D/A) Take gate at the northeast (left) side of car park onto path which runs parallel to Gorsey Lane. Carefully cross Gorsey Lane taking a path north beside brick wall. Bear northeast (right) at junction of footpaths and follow field boundary. Take footbridge east (right) and follow hedge boundary.

(1) Turn north (left) and follow path behind houses onto Douglas Ave. Turn east (right) along Douglas Ave. Carefully cross Nells Rd and take path beside bus stop east.

(2) Path heads north through Wheatacre Reserve. Cross Bold Lane and continue north on path through Colliers Nature Reserve.

(3) Cross bridge into Colliers Moss Reserve and continue northwest. Turn west (left) along path beside brook.

(4) Head south (left) up steps and follow path. Follow path east (left)

(5) Cross bridge and turn west (left) on a path parallel to rail track. At the west end of ponds, the path bears south (left) and follows stream.

(6) Carefully cross Bold Road to take the path south along field boundary. Continue south past footbridge.

(7) Turn south (left) over boardwalk and follow path beside houses back to Gorsey Lane. Briefly head west (right) along Gorsey Lane back to the carpark.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 154ft - Carpark
1 : mi 1.26 - alt. 131ft - Rosehill
2 : mi 1.65 - alt. 112ft - Wheatacre
3 : mi 2.67 - alt. 115ft - Bridge North
4 : mi 3.27 - alt. 92ft - Moss Lane
5 : mi 3.96 - alt. 125ft - Bridge South
6 : mi 4.72 - alt. 115ft - Bold Rd
7 : mi 5.73 - alt. 161ft - Boardwalk
D/A : mi 5.98 - alt. 154ft - Carpark

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Parking at start WA9 4SE.
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During the walk or to do/see around

Clock Face Park
Wheatacre Nature Reserve
Colliery Moss Park

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