Comb Reservoir Circular

Circular route initially beside Comb Reservoir before climbing gently to Blackshaw Hall before descending back to reservoir.

Technical sheet
No. 13717201
A Chapel-en-le-Frith walk posted on 22/08/21 by gfl57. Update : 25/08/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h50[?]
Distance Distance : 3.73mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 144ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 157ft
Highest point Highest point : 827ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 686ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Chapel-en-le-Frith
Starting point Starting point : N 53.314716° / W 1.95115°
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Comb Reservoir Circular

Description

(D/A) Leave the car park at the southern end to join the path on the west side of the reservoir. Pass by footbridge to continue on the path southeast beside the water. Pass through boundary fence to continue South on the path.

(1) Turn northeast (left) to briefly follow the east side of the reservoir before taking the footbridge to Combs Lane. Briefly turn south (right) along Combs Road. Leave Comb Road north (left) via a footpath along the hedgerow. Take stile onto the golf course and head northeast after checking for golfers about to hit a shoot. Upon reaching the boundary fence turn sharply west (left) following yellow waymarkers across the golf course. Carefully cross Manchester Rd and head briefly west on the pavement (left).

(2) Take lane north (right) passing clubhouse. Exit lane (left) west downslope via the footpath. Upon reaching the golf course turn around to take the path north away from the golf course.

(3) Upon reaching farm buildings, turn west (left) through the gate. Follow farm track West briefly before moving close to the boundary fence leading to the farmyard.

(4) Upon reaching Woodside barn turn south (left) to take the farm lane downslope. Continue south past Sparkbottom. Carefully cross Tom Lane to join the footpath opposite. Upon reaching the track below the dam wall turn southwest (right) back to the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 719ft - Car park
1 : mi 0.77 - alt. 738ft - Sharp Turn
2 : mi 2.02 - alt. 774ft - Postbox
3 : mi 2.77 - alt. 827ft - Bradshaw Hall
4 : mi 3.11 - alt. 814ft - Woodside
D/A : mi 3.73 - alt. 719ft - Car park

Useful Information

Parking at start SK23 9UN.
Bus 199 to start.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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