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Sunday, 1st December 2019   APEDALE, SILVERDALE AND THE WEDGEWOOD MEMORIAL    12 miles  6 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ822483. Meet in the main car park at the Apedale Heritage Centre at the end of Loomer Road, Chesterton.
A day exploring lots of the areas industrial heritage we follow paths, old railway lines and mine tracks. From Apedale we follow the old Colliery line before heading off to skirt Red Street on our way to the Wedgewood Memorial with views across the Cheshire Plains. From here we pick up the old North Staffordshire Railway route through Bignall end, on to Alsagers Bank. Onwards through Bateswood Nature Reserve and Silverdale Countrypark before returning to Apedale. Tracks and paths mostly. A few field sections, probably muddy. A few hilly sections but nowt too challenging. I know, me, fields, with my reputation..... Lunch required.
Walk leader: Steve 07341 891868 Area Map    Start Point Map


Points to Remember:
1. Please call the walk leader before the walk in case any details have changed.
2. Make sure that you are suitably dressed for the weather. Remember that some walks are on exposed high land and the weather can be cold and wet. Denim jeans are not suitable for high-level walks.
3. Dogs are welcome but only with the prior agreement of the walk leader
4. If the walk leader decides to shorten the walk then that decision is final and is not open to negotiation. The leader will only do this when there is a good reason for doing so.
5. Even if a walk does not state packed lunch, it is always advisable to bring something to eat and drink.
6. If transport is shared, please provide the driver with a share of the fuel costs.
7. Non RA members are welcome to join us for 3 walks before being asked to join the RA. There are no exceptions to this.
8. Regrettably, due to the nature of the Sunday programme, we are unable to accept children on our these walks.
9. Children are welcome on Family Friendly walks.
10. Web site address: www.staffs-walkers.org.uk
11. You are responsible for your own safety at all times.

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