Woodford Church to Mill Lane

Circular walk from Woodford Church passing by woods and fields.

Technical sheet
No. 11100865
A Cheshire walk posted on 29/06/21 by Dennis Neil. Update : 29/06/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h35[?]
Distance Distance : 8.64km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 31m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 30m
Highest point Highest point : 103m
Lowest point Lowest point : 78m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Cheshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.338143° / W 2.173002°
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Description

(D/A) Start at Woodford Church and walk down Old Hall Lane. Take the second footpath on the right after Old Hall Farm at the start of Aero Golf Course. Follow the footpath around the golf course and follow the footpath out through Dairyhouse Wood. Continue on past Isles Wood and past the water treatment plant towards Mill Lane

(1) Turn right at Mill Lane and cross the road. Take the footpath on the left towards Collin’s wood.

(2) Cross Bonis Hall Lane to Top o’ th’ Hill and turn right and cross several fields to Wilmslow Road. The last stretch of the footpath runs down a long drive.

(3) Take the footpath on the left over the road from Jackson’s Garage and continue on until reaching Mill Lane by the River Bollin.

(4) Turn right at Mill Lane and continue across Wilmslow Road into Woodford Lane and continue to the footpath directly through Lumb Farm. This footpath leads back to Old Hall Lane.

(5) Turn left and continue back to the church and the start of the walk.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 92m - Woodford Church
1 : km 2.86 - alt. 92m - Mill Lane
2 : km 4.2 - alt. 99m - Bonis Hall Lane
3 : km 5.22 - alt. 90m - Footpath
4 : km 6.02 - alt. 78m - Mill Lane
5 : km 7.85 - alt. 84m - Old Hall Lane
D/A : km 8.64 - alt. 93m - Woodford Church

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Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 3/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 4/5
Routemap quality : 2/5
Walk interest : 3/5


Walker
on Mon 17 Jan 2022 10:05:08 CET

Hi Delphine.
You are welcome to include the relevant points I have made into the original description.
Kind regards,
Mike Kisil.


Admin hiker
on Mon 17 Jan 2022 09:08:57 CET

Hi Mikekisil,
Thank you for this feedback.
Would you be able to share with us an idea of the description you would suggest to we can complete what has been done?

Thank you for your help.

Kind regards

Delphine - Community Developer


Walker
on Sun 16 Jan 2022 16:31:02 CET

Global average : 3 / 5

Date of walk : 14/01/22
Description quality : Good
Routemap quality : Disappointing
Walk interest : Average

I am always cautious about walks that involve "crossing several fields". Often you find the surface of them churned up by the animals using them so that they are above the "normal" level of muddiness that you expect on public footpaths. This walk is a case in point. It would help if the author gave a better indication of the direction to follow and whether you were aiming to arrive at a stile or a "kissing gate" which were often over the visible horizon. It would also help to have noted in points (2) and (3) that you are following waymarkers connected to the "NCW"(the North Cheshire Way) which are sometimes nailed to tree trunks rather than on posts.
It is also worth noting that Lumb Farm has a loud barking dog that could be intimidating as the public footpath seems to go through the property and not around it.

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