Sutton Manor, The Dream, Clockface Park Circular

Starting at Sutton Manor Park visiting The Dream sculpture, Clockface Country Park, Sutton Mill Dam, Brickfields Nature Reserve and Daisyfields Reserve.

Pictures, KML, GPX at
http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/sutto...

Technical sheet
No. 7545569
A Merseyside walk posted on 08/04/21 by gfl57. Update : 15/04/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h35[?]
Distance Distance : 8.84km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 30m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 35m
Highest point Highest point : 78m
Lowest point Lowest point : 40m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Merseyside
Starting point Starting point : N 53.413982° / W 2.726927°
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Dream Sculpture

Description

(D/A) Enter Sutton Manor via a good quality path. Turn south (right) and follow the path. At the path junction, take the left fork and continue south towards M62.

(1) Follow the path as to turns east (left) and climbs. Follow the path north by the base of The Dream, stop to admire the view. At path junction turn northeast (right).

(2) Follow the path as it bears east (right) opposite the pond. Carefully cross A569 at lights. Continue East by Clockface car park before taking path south (right) beside the fishing pond. Follow the path east around the base of the mound. At the junction of paths bear northwest (left).

(3) Carefully cross Gorsey Lane and take footpath north initially over farmland and then beside industrial units.

(4) Turn west (left) along Reginald Road. Immediately after passing Wheatsheaf pub turn south (left) and follow the path beside Mill Brook.

(5) Take steps beside Sutton Mill Dam weir and follow the path West beside the lake. Bear south (left) as the path runs behind houses. Cross Clockface Road and head briefly south (left) before taking path southwest (right) through Brickfields Reserve.

(6) Carefully cross Chester Lane and head briefly south to Daisyfields Reserve taking good quality path southwest through the reserve. Take the path south beside and over the stream.

(7) Carefully cross Walkers Lane and take the path south through playing fields. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 56m - Start
1 : km 0.66 - alt. 66m - Dream Base
2 : km 1.67 - alt. 49m - Pond
3 : km 4.25 - alt. 47m - Gorsey Lane
4 : km 5.51 - alt. 45m - Reginald Rd
5 : km 6.24 - alt. 45m - Sutton Mill Dam
6 : km 7.4 - alt. 56m - Chester Lane
7 : km 8.42 - alt. 53m - Walkers Lane
D/A : km 8.84 - alt. 56m - Car Park

Useful Information

Parking as start WA9 4BE.
Refreshments between waypoint (4) and (5)
Bus 13, 17 to start/end point.
More info : http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/sutto...

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

The Dream sculpture.
Sutton Manor Country Park.
Clockface Country Park
Sutton Mill Dam and reservoir.
Brickfields Reserve.
Daisyfields Reserve.

Excellent website for local history https://www.suttonbeauty.org.uk/

Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 3.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 3/5
Routemap quality : 2/5
Walk interest : 5/5


Walker
on Mon 12 Apr 2021 09:58:54 CEST

Global average : 3.33 / 5

Date of walk : 10/04/21
Description quality : Average
Routemap quality : Disappointing
Walk interest : Very good

The first part of the wall was fine, but there need to be more directions overall. The vagueness of statements like ‘take a footpath’ with no other landmark led to us losing the path on the second half of the walk

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