Sunday, 29 July 2018

Walk Pendle Hill 29/07/2018

John E. led a walk around Barley , Clitheroe and Pendle hill 10 Miles.

Pub Night the Joshua Bradley 27/07/2018

Colin and Helen hosted a pub night 20:30hrs 27/07/2018 at the Joshua Bradley at Gee Cross.

The Joshua Bradley Pub & Restaurant in Stockport, Cheshire

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Walk Marple 25/07/2018

Steve and Alison W. led a Wednesday evening walk from the Navigation pub at Marple. We went along the Peak Forest canal then over Marple ridge past the now refurbished Romper to join the Macclesfield - Marple canal back to Marple. Some went onto the Navigation pub for refreshments.

Navigation Hotel

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Walk Stanage 22/07/2018

Madeline led a walk from Hathersage along Stanage Edge 8.5 miles. The day started with drizzle in Stockport but as soon as we travelled over Winnats pass the weather changed and 19 SWOG members enjoyed a warm sunny summers day. Near the end of the walk we visited the church yard where lies Little Johns Grave. Then we all enjoyed refreshments.

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Saturday, 21 July 2018

Cancelled Hawkshead Brewery trip 21/07/2018

Due to transport problems with Northern rail the Hawkshead brewery beer festival trip was cancelled.

Friday, 20 July 2018

Pub Night The Blossoms 20/07/2018

In a change to the published program 20:30hrs 20/07/2018, Paul and Pam D. hosted a pub night at the Blossoms pub on the main A6 road in Stockport . The Ukulele Band were playing loudly upstairs.

Blossoms 2016 - Heaviley

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Walk Higher Poynton 18/07/2018

Peter H. led a Wednesday evening walk from Nelson pit car park E into Lyme Park S then W onto the North Cheshire Way onto the Marple-Macclesfield canal then N back to Nelson pit. Most then enjoyed a refreshing drink in the Boars Head beer garden. 25 members 3 others joined us later on a warm summers evening.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Walk Baslow, Curbar and Froggatt Edges 15/07/2018

Paul and Pam D. led a walk from Baslow car park (toilets and sweetshop) N onto Baslow, Curbar and Froggatt Edges, Grouse Inn , Longshaw Lodge (toilets and teashop). Then turning W then S Padley Gorge , Grindleford railway station (teashop ) at Nether Padley we followed the D V H Way (Derwent Valley Heritage Way ) back to Baslow 13 miles. 10 members enjoyed a hot sunny day.

Wellington Monument

Friday, 13 July 2018

Pub Night The Grove Ale House 13/07/2018

Phil W. cancelled his hosting of this. No one stepped in to do it. So only 4 members turned up . the beer was good and it was easy to sit down in the tiny Grove Ale House. This was Friday the 13th so maybe SWOG is superstitios.

Grove Alehouse - Hazel Grove

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Walk Eyam 12/07/2018

Chris H. led a Thursday walk from Eyam N past the YHA , Ladywash mine onto Sir William Hill Road. E then NE over Eyam Moor then W past Tor farm to Stoke Ford then SSW towards Bretton. SE then towards Eyam. Near Highcliff we saw some escaped piglets . Back to Eyam. 7 of us enjoyed a warm dry day.


Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Walk Goyt Hall 11/07/2018

( Due to a televised football match) Chris H. deputised for Paul and Pam D. leading a Wednesday evening walk from Chadkirk to Goyt Hall.

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Sunday, 8 July 2018

Weekend at Abersoch 06 to 08/07/2018

Claire Y. organised a weekend away at Abersoch.  (photos ???)

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Walk South face of Werneth Low 04/07/2018

Geoff and Sue T. led a Wednesday evening walk from  Romiley . Some stopped at the Forresters       ( Piggy ) for a drink after.

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Walk Lymm 01/07/2018

Jane W. led a walk from free car park at the centre of Lymm. Our Route took us along the Bridgewater canal to Dunham village then Dunham Massey Park where we saw Fallow Deer then ice creams and lunch then to Little Bollington then over fields towards Heatley then canal again turning off through Lymm return . ASome visited the Golden Fleece Pub .

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Lymm Cross and stocks