Today’s walk leader is Audrey (not on Meetup) :
I will be leading a 5-6 mile easy/moderate walk starting from the Boar’s Head, 2 Shrigley Road North, Higher Poynton SK12 1TE ( GR: SJ944833).
I have booked a table for 8 at the pub for 12.00. The walk will begin at 13.30.
To reach the pub turn left at the junction in Poynton into Park Lane if driving south along the A523 (if driving in along Chester Road continue straight ahead at the junction)
At a fork turn left and further along turn right into Anson Road following signs to Anson Engine Museum. The pub will be on the right hand side. Please note that at the time of writing, Anson Road was closed, but there is a diversion via Green Lane – the next on the right after Anson Road, which leads directly to the Boar’s Head.
There is a car park with further parking at Nelson Pit ( £2.50 charge for the day) and 5 minutes south along the Middlewood Way there is a free car park at Poynton Coppice.
The route will take us via Platt Wood Farm, the North Cheshire Way, Hase Bank and the canal back to the pub.The route can be modified depending on the weather.
At the time of writing this there were roadworks on the A6 and in Poynton so please check your routes and allow plenty of time.
Every Sunday throughout the year, Manchester IVC has a walk which starts off at 1.30 pm prompt, and is usually 4-5 miles …. something like that. We meet at a local pub or restaurant and the walk will either start from there or somewhere nearby. As well as the walk itself, there is the option to meet for a meal or a drink before the walk and/or after the walk for those who wish. You will be able to see from the location and the walk description whether or not the walk is going to be suitable for you – but the idea is that all on the walk will benefit from enjoyable exercise and a good social.
Please make sure you are wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and terrain – the walk leader will always have the right to decide on the day if someone is not appropriately dressed. The walk leaders are all members of the club and are volunteers.
There are car share options available, so if you are stuck for a lift, just add a note here and we’ll do our level best to help.
There are usually between 10 to 20 walkers dependent on the weather and location – so by all means come along and join in. It’s a great gateway to the rest of the club, you can talk to new and established members and find out about the full range of events we have on in Manchester every month.
The walks are very popular, so please RSVP if you plan to attend and we’ll make sure you’re made to feel very welcome !
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