Bryn Gates Lane Circular

Circular walk starting from Wigan Flashes and including Bryn Gates Lane, Viridor Wood and canal towpath.

Technical sheet
No. 4309996
A Manchester walk posted on 08/11/20 by gfl57. Update : 10/11/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h45[?]
Distance Distance : 9.42km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 15m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 18m
Highest point Highest point : 47m
Lowest point Lowest point : 24m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Manchester
Starting point Starting point : N 53.521153° / W 2.636515°
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Description

(D/A) Parking available at end of Killingham Close. Follow the path east from the end of Killigham Close, after gate head south along the path on the west side of the wood. Cross the bridge and continue south on path.

(1) Take path south-west upon leaving the wood. Briefly follow the track south-east around Park House ruin.

(2) At the junction of several paths take well-defined track south.

(3) Turn east on Land Gate Lane. Continue east over rail bridge. Follow lane east.

(4) Take Lilly Lane northeast. Turn south easy down Furlong Close followed by Epsom drive.

(5) At the south end of drive continue south on the path across the field.

(6) Turn east on the winding path that passes under the railway line.

(7) Continue south-east on track. Cross footbridge over Hey Brook and pass in front of the pub onto the canal towpath.

(8) Take towpath north on West side of the canal. At Lilly Lane use road bridge to cross over to towpath on the east side of the canal.

(9) Take the bridge over to West side of canal and head briefly south on the towpath.

(10) Turn west along the footpath through woods. Briefly turn south along the path before bearing south-west along path to exit gate.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 32m - Killingham Close
1 : km 0.52 - alt. 34m - Exit Wood
2 : km 0.87 - alt. 44m - Park Lane
3 : km 1.35 - alt. 47m - Land Gate Lane
4 : km 3.13 - alt. 38m - Police Exit
5 : km 3.57 - alt. 36m - Epsom Drive
6 : km 4.01 - alt. 36m - Viridor Wood
7 : km 4.59 - alt. 24m - Swan Lake
8 : km 5.02 - alt. 26m - Towpath
9 : km 8.79 - alt. 27m - Cross Canal
10 : km 9.04 - alt. 29m - Scotsmans Turn
D/A : km 9.42 - alt. 32m - Killingham Close

Useful Information

Parking at start.
More details : http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/bryn_...

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