Cown Edge Rocks Walk


On 28th July at 10am we will be heading off on the Cown Edge Rocks Walk.

Firstly we will be meeting in the car park of Tesco, Parrs Wood, East Didsbury where we will be car sharing.cown

Visit the striking Cown Edge rocks on this walk through Greater Manchester and Derbyshire.

The path starts at Hazel Grove and heads east towards Marple where you can enjoy waterside stretches along the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals and views of the River Goyt.

You then begin the ascent to Cown Edge, passing Hollywood End on the way. The path then takes you along Cown Edge Rocks and Coombe Edge Rocks where there are splendid views of the Peak District.

At Coombe Edge the route turns west towards Charlesworth before taking you over the River Etherow to Werneth Low and then onto the finish point at Gee Cross.
Details of the Cown Edge Rocks Walk are as follows:

Length: 6 miles

Duration: 3 excluding stops

Difficulty level: Easy

Transport: Car shares

Just beyond Marple to Rowarth  (The Lantern Pike) at the Little Mill pub.  This time we’re circling north over Cown Edge and Coombes Rocks.  There’s one steep section, but with good weather we’ll be rewarded with great views over Manchester.

We’ll finish back at the pub for a pint and some dinner.

Regular walking can…

  •     fill you with energy and confidence
  •     help you beat stress
  •     make your heart fitter and strengthen your bones
  •     help you keep your weight down

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