Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Walk Werneth Low 31/08/2016

Les H. led a Wednesday evening walk around Werneth Low.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Pub night The Railway and foodie Friday 26/08/2016

Foodie Friday in Stockport Market place with bands playing and then Jack M. hosted a pub night at the Railway pub portwood.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Walk Marple Bridge 24/08/2016

Harvey led a Wednesday evening walk from Marple Bridge around the Roman Lakes.

Thanks to Martin B. for this is a copy from his own blog :-

Wednesday 24 August 2016 – A Marple Evening with SWOG

It was a lovely warm evening, so Sue and I trotted off to Marple for our final SWOGevening walk of the season (there is one next week but we will be away).
Setting off from the car park next to the Midland Hotel at Marple Bridge, about 35 of us wandered up the track towards Mellor Mill. Lottery funded work continues on this site, where the Wellington Wheel is slowly being brought back to life. We were here two years ago; not an awful lot has changed.
Soon we were heading in a long crocodile past Roman Lakes and numerous mountain bikers who were polite if perhaps a little frustrated at having to contend with a 35 strong walking group.
Just beyond a viaduct, we crossed the Roman Bridge that spans the Goyt. Someone had left their clothes on the beach. (Migrants swimming upstream?)
Then it was up a hill to the Peak Forest Canal, pausing half way for some of the more elderly members of the party to enjoy a long rest.
A lovely sunset greeted us from the towpath.
We strolled on into the monochromatic gloom of a ‘nights are now drawing in early’ in Marple Bridge, where the outside benches of the Norfolk Arms provided a spacious welcome for those with a thirst.
Here’s the route – 6 km with 170 metres ascent, taking a leisurely couple of hours or so.
SWOG soon reverts to its programme of Wednesday evening presentations at Hazel Grove Civic Centre. Programme here – don’t miss 19 October.
Thanks for your company, everyone, and ‘well done’ to all the SWOG evening walk leaders for another interesting season of walks – it’s a shame we’ve only been able to attend a handful of them.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Walk Eyam 21/08/2016

Brian T. led a walk around Eyam area.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Walk Dunham 17/08/2016

Sue E. led a Wednesday evening walk from Little Bollington in and around Dunham then afterwards in the Swan with two necks pub..

the fallow deer are used to people

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Walk Wharfdale 14/08/2016

An earlier than normal start for car share from Stockport Piccadilly saw Steve H. lead a walk  in Yorkshire from near Bolton Abbey up Wharfedale ,up Valley of Desolation, then Simons Seat then return.

Friday, 12 August 2016

Pub Night The Hope 12/08/2016

In a change to the published program Paul and Pam D. stepped in to host a Friday pub night 20.30hrs. at the Hope pub on the A6 Stockport.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Walk Redesmere 11/08/2016

Brian B. led a 7 mile Thursday walk from Redesmere.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Walk Etherow 10/08/2016

In a change to the published program Colin led a Wednesday evening walk from Etherow park.

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Walk Littleborough 07/08/2016

John E. led a walk from Littleborough, North following West side of Roch river valley, then East to Warland Reservoir, then South along the Pennine Way to Blackstone edge moor, then West return 12 miles. Afterwards most enjoyed a drink in the Red Lion (at happy hour!! ).

Friday, 5 August 2016

Pub night The Blossoms 05/08/2016

John E. hosted a pub night in the Blossoms Buxton road (A6 ) Stockport.

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Walk Mill Brow 03/08/2016

John G. led a walk around Mill Brow area of Marple Bridge and after at the Hare and Hounds.