Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail

Pleasant stroll through a historic village


Route outline for walk ch132:

The Trans Pennine Trail (Lymm)  -  Lymm  -  The Bridgewater Canal  -  The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk  -  Lymm Village  -  The Dingle  -  Lymm Dam  -  The Bongs  -  Crosfield Bridge  -  Lymm Dam  -  The Dingle  -  Lymm Cross  -  The Bridgewater Canal  -  The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk  -  Slitten Gorge  -  The Trans Pennine Trail  -  Lymm.



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk, a 158km (98 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Marple in Greater Manchester, England.

The canals that form the Cheshire Ring Canal Walk are (anticlockwise from Marple): The Peak Forest Canal, The Ashton and Rochdale Canals to Castlefield, Manchester, The Bridgewater Canal to Preston Brook, The Trent and Mersey Canal to Hardings Wood Junction near Kidsgrove and The Macclesfield Canal back to Marple.

The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk is waymarked by a bridge & barge motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 276
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 109
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail

In no particular order . . .

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal where it passes under the M6 Motorway between Statham and Thelwall

The Bridgewater Canal where it passes under the M6 Motorway between Statham and Thelwall

Photo: Peter Ellis (45)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal

The Bridgewater Canal

Photo: Dave Hambleton (3)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Photo: Peter Ellis (46)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - Bridge over The Bridgewater Canal

Bridge over The Bridgewater Canal

Photo: Dave Hambleton (2)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - Bridgewater Canal near Dunham Massey

Bridgewater Canal near Dunham Massey

Photo: Jane Herbert (9)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Photo: Peter Ellis (47)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - Pickerings Bridge over The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Pickerings Bridge over The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Photo: Peter Ellis (48)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal near Statham

The Bridgewater Canal near Statham

Photo: Peter Ellis (44)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - Narrow Boat on The Bridgewater Canal

Narrow Boat on The Bridgewater Canal

Photo: Dave Hambleton (4)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - Pickerings Bridge from The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Pickerings Bridge from The Bridgewater Canal near Thelwall

Photo: Peter Ellis (49)

Walk ch132 The Lymm Heritage Trail - The Bridgewater Canal nr Dunham Town

The Bridgewater Canal nr Dunham Town

Photo: Andy Marsh (1)


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