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Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

The car park is on Messuage Lane about 6Km from Congleton at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference SJ825677.This is an out and back walk with a pub at the end of the 840 metres.There are no severe gradients but the surface of the crushed stone path may be a little uneven in places.

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, January 2009 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 3More Information
Distance: 0.8 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: Yes
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
The car park is on Messuage Lane about 6Km from Congleton at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference SJ 825677.

This is an out and back walk with a pub at the end of the 840 metres.

CarPark The car park is on Messuage Lane about 6Km from Congleton at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference SJ 825677. This is an out and back walk with a pub at the end of the 840 metres.

To reach this trail you must go carefully along the road for about 50m.

Start To reach this trail you must go carefully along the road for about 50m.

The gate on the right is the way onto the trail. There is a short gradient at about 7% (1:14) on loose stone.

Direction The gate on the right is the way onto the trail. There is a short gradient at about 7% (1:14) on loose stone.

The latch to the gate should be reachable from both sides. The gate opens towards the road.

Gate The latch to the gate should be reachable from both sides. The gate opens towards the road.

There may be a few over hanging branches along this section.

Clearance There may be a few over hanging branches along this section.

The path is about 1m wide along most of its length which may not be quite wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

Width The path is about 1m wide along most of its length which may not be quite wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

The path narrows a bit by the pond to a width of about 800mm

Width The path narrows a bit by the pond to a width of about 800mm

There is a short gradient at 11% for 15m or so

Gradient There is a short gradient at 11% for 15m or so

The surface can be a little uneven and loose in places.

Surface The surface can be a little uneven and loose in places.

 

Path

The path surface may uneven where grass has grown across it.

Surface The path surface may uneven where grass has grown across it.

The pub can be seen in the distance.

Direction The pub can be seen in the distance.

 

Path

The walk is across open meadows typical of the Cheshire Plain

View The walk is across open meadows typical of the Cheshire Plain

 

Gate

The latch on this gate may be a little difficult to reach from the road side. Be sure you can open it to make your way back to the car park at Messuage Farm

Gate The latch on this gate may be a little difficult to reach from the road side. Be sure you can open it to make your way back to the car park at Messuage Farm

The gate opens away from the road.

Gate The gate opens away from the road.

There is a short gradient of about 13% (1:8)  by the gate.

Gradient There is a short gradient of about 13% (1:8) by the gate.

There is a pub about 60m away from the end point of this walk.

End There is a pub about 60m away from the end point of this walk.

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