How long is Bosley Cloud walk?

2½ mile
It is 343 metres (1,125 ft) in height making it one of the highest hills in the area and one of the best places to see spectacular views of Cheshire. Try this circular 4 km / 2½ mile walk right up onto the top of Bosley Cloud and experience stunning views over the Cheshire Plain.

How long does it take to climb the cloud?

An average time to the summit and back is 7 – 8 hours. Walkers fit enough to try to climb The Three Peaks in 24 hours need to take 5 hours or less.

Where do you park to walk up the cloud?

Park in the Timbersbrook car park and follow the footpath to Tunstall Lane. Here you have a choice of tackling the steps or carrying on and then turning right along a more gentle slope which forms part of the Gritstone Trail. Both paths meet up to continue up the Cloud.

Where is the cloud for walking?

ViewRanger – The Cloud, Congleton – Walking route in Congleton, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom.

Can you walk around Bosley reservoir?

Bosley Reservoir Circular is a 3.7 mile loop trail located near Macclesfield, Cheshire, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

Where does the Gritstone trail start?

Disley railway station
The Trail starts at Disley railway station ( ///loosens. summer. sparkles), to the south east of Manchester and follows the Pennine edge southwards to finish at Kidsgrove railway station near Stoke on Trent. Road links to both ends of the Trail are good and other main roads cross the Trail in the middle section.

Can you walk up Thorpe Cloud?

This small hill can be climbed from the Dove Dale car park. It’s a short climb on good footpaths with the reward of wonderful views over the beautiful Dovedale. Thorpe Cloud reaches a height of 287 m (942 ft). To continue your walking in the area you could visit Ilam Park and Dovedale.

Where is Astbury Mere?

Astbury Mere is a lake and open area in West Heath, a suburb of Congleton, Cheshire, England, in an area formerly quarried for silica sand.

Where is the cloud National Trust?

The Cloud is 300m high and is a prominent and compelling feature in the surrounding Cheshire lowland countryside. Like Bickerton, the Cloud is a heath landscape.

Can you swim in Bosley reservoir?

Reservoirs may look inviting but don’t be fooled – they can be dangerous places and swimming in them or falling over on the ice can soon become fatal. It doesn’t matter how strong a swimmer you are, swimming in reservoirs is extremely dangerous.

Is there parking at Bosley reservoir?

You can start the walk from the little village and head south on the pavement of the A523. You pass Chaff Hall before picking up the footpath to take you across farmland to the reservoir. Alternatively there is roadside parking on Smithy Lane at the southern end of the water so you could drive straight there.

How long does it take to walk the Gritstone trail?

At 35 miles, 56km long, the Gritstone Trail is easy to split over three days. There aren’t, however, many facilities for walkers on the route. There’s a few pubs and cafes, however little accommodation nearby. This means that at the end of the day, expect to have to travel somewhere.

Where can you see Bosley Cloud in Cheshire?

In the case of Bosley Cloud, you look down across Congleton, Biddulph, Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel and swathes of Greater Manchester. And on a sunny day, it is as pretty as an oil painting.

Where does the name Bosley Cloud come from?

Bosley Cloud. The gritstone hill known as the Cloud, or Bosley Cloud, near Congleton, lies on the Cheshire-Staffordshire border just a couple of miles to the west of the Peak District National Park. It rises to a height of 343 metres (1,125 feet). The name is derived from the Old English clud, meaning a rock.

Where is the towpath in Bosley Cloud Cheshire?

Cross the bridge and turn left onto the canal towpath. Continue along the towpath, the canal on your left, passing under the railway line and Buxton Road before a large bend turns the direction south, after ging under a second railway for a second time, take the footbridge to cross to the other side of the canal.

Who are the people who walked the Bosley Cloud?

Geoffrey Robertshaw and Mark Davidson have both walked, climbed & bagged The Cloud (Bosley Cloud). and we shall do our best to publish them. (Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).) You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.