Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing

Quiet countryside and a castle/folly


Route outline for walk ch170:

Ackers Crossing  -  The Macclesfield Canal  -  The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk  -  Little Moreton Hall  -  Boarded Barn Farm  -  Rode Mill  -  Claphatches  -  Scholar Green  -  Mount Pleasant  -  Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)  -  The Gritstone Trail  -  The Staffordshire Way  -  The South Cheshire Way  -  Quarry Wood  -  Hanging Wood  -  Roe Park  -  Ackers Crossing




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) at 335m (1099ft). Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Gritstone Trail, a 56km (35 miles) linear footpath connecting Disley in Cheshire, England with Kidsgrove in Staffordshire, England. The Gritstone Trail is waymarked by a black boot and a yellow G. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Gritstone Trail.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The South Cheshire Way, a 53km (33 miles) linear footpath connecting Mow Cop in Cheshire, England with Grindley Brook in Staffordshire, England. The South Cheshire Way is waymarked by by the letters SCW. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South Cheshire Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Staffordshire Way, a 153km (95 miles) linear footpath connecting Mow Cop in Cheshire, England with Kinver Edge in Staffordshire, England. The Staffordshire Way is waymarked by a knotted rope motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Staffordshire Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 268
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 118
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing

In no particular order . . .

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Wooden Sheep, Scholar Green

Wooden Sheep, Scholar Green

Photo: Clare Nickson (3)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Terry Howard (5)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall entrance drive in autumn

Little Moreton Hall entrance drive in autumn

Photo: Terry Howard (6)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - The Macclesfield Canal near Scholar Green

The Macclesfield Canal near Scholar Green

Photo: Clare Nickson (1)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Telecommunications Mast on Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) summit

Telecommunications Mast on Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) summit

Photo: Clare Nickson (10)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Wooden Barn near Little Moreton Hall

Wooden Barn near Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Clare Nickson (11)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (6)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Terry Howard (3)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - On the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

On the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (8)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Denise Garrett (1)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - The Gritstone Trail at Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

The Gritstone Trail at Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (5)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Wooden Sheep, Scholar Green

Wooden Sheep, Scholar Green

Photo: Clare Nickson (2)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Terry Howard (4)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Clare Nickson (13)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - The Cloud (Bosley Cloud) from The Macclesfield Canal

The Cloud (Bosley Cloud) from The Macclesfield Canal

Photo: Arella Kook (1)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Terry Howard (1)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - The Cheshire Plain from the ruin on the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

The Cheshire Plain from the ruin on the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (7)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Woodcock's Well, Mount Pleasant

Woodcock's Well, Mount Pleasant

Photo: Clare Nickson (4)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Terry Howard (2)

Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing - Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall

Photo: Clare Nickson (12)


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