Route outline for walk s244:
Grindon - Weag's Bridge - The Manifold Way - The River Manifold - Thor's Cave - Dafar Bridge - Wettonmill - Ecton Bridge - Dale Bridge - Ecton - Hulme End - Hollow Farm - Warslow Hall - Upper Brownhill Farm - Warslow - Villa Farm - Clayton House - Wallacre - Hoo Brook - Ladyside Farm - Grindon
Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:
Animal remains have been found in a cave near Wettonmill that date from the late glacial period - about 80,000BC.
Known as the Cathedral of the Peak, Grindon Church contains two Saxon Stone Coffins.
National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:
Part of this walk follows a section of The Manifold Way, a 13km (8 miles) linear footpath connecting Hulme End in Staffordshire, England with Waterhouses in Staffordshire, England. Originally a 2ft 6in (0.762m) gauge light railway for tourists the line was opened in 1904. Never a great success it was finally closed in 1934 and became a bridleway three years later. The Manifold Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Manifold Way.
You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)
1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):
1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):
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