ARS off to Lyme Park

Home » Latest News » ARS off to Lyme Park
Default

Next Saturday's ARS (Audlem Ramblers Society) walk is a circuit of Lyme Park starting from Higher Poynton. 
 
Our walk will start at the Nelson Pit car park (Lyme Road Post Code SK12 1TH for those that use SatNavs) where there are toilets and possibly the chance of a coffee.
 
After a stroll along the Macclesfield Canal we start ascending eventually entering Lyme Park and continuing up to about the 400 metre contour. (However we start our walk at about the 150 metre level so this isn't too onerous.)

We circle above Lyme Park but do get good views of the house and grounds at times. We then descend somewhat before passing two reservoirs, and making our way back to the starting point.

The walk is about 10 miles and rates a low 3 Boots on the ARS scale. There are some stiles and a few quite steep and tall ladder stiles in places. When I recce'd the walk last month the beginning was quite muddy.

With regard to dogs, we are in sheep country and there are deer in Lyme Park so close control required — also see comment above re steep ladder styles.

The walk is covered by Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure Map 1 Peak District Dark Peak Area.
 
Poynton is about an hour away so meet 8.30am at Audlem Car Park — Saturday 11th February.
 
This is, of course, where the BBC filmed Pride and Prejudice and for those that must look, under the photo is a link to that silly man who went swimming with his shirt on!
 

 

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

joey
Wed 15 Jan 6:08am  |  hits: 948

While we watch, helplessly, at the devastation that the Australian fires are causing to the wildlife — some of us are picking up knitting needles, crochet hooks and sewing kits to craft emergency care items for the orphaned animals.I'm knitting a range of joey pouches, one of my pals has started knitting koala mittens, while another is sewing liners to go into the joey pouches. And who...

ocean wave 2
Fri 17 Jan 6:08am  |  hits: 835

Thursday from January 23rdI am excited to announce that as of next Thursday I shall be in Audlem with my fantastic selection of fresh fish and seafood.I'm pleased to say that I've now got permission to use the Lord Combermere pub car park every Thursday 9.45-11.45 starting next Thursday 23rd.Thanks for all your help and I hope to be a great addition to your smashing villageKind...

action fraud
Sat 11 Jan 6:07am  |  hits: 681

AudlemOnline has received this warning from Cheshire Police via Neighbourhood Watch.Courier FraudWe are issuing an urgent warning to residents after three elderly victims were conned out of more than £60,000 by fraudsters posing as police officers and bank workers.Courier frauds are mainly committed by organised crime groups (OCGs). A member of the OCG, known as the 'victim...