Date: 7th July 2022
Time: 09:30
Activity Length: 180 mins
Activity Run By: Tim Bowman
Location: Lyme Park
Type: Nordic Walking, Special Event (No Discount)
Spaces Left: no limit Continue booking procedure to be added to waiting list

Lyme Park and Black Rocks - (Long Route)

Open to all NWUK / Walx  Freedom Passport Holders and Keen Walkers too.

Gears 1-2 and Hill techniques                         09:30-12:30

Meeting in The Timberyard at 9:30 we will set off through Elmerhurst Wood before leaving Lyme Park and heading along the reservoirs up to Black Rocks, which is a ridge with fine views above Disley after traversing the ridge we will rejoin the Gritstone Trail and re-enter Lyme near the Deer Sanctuary before dropping back down to the start.

Dist 9.75km (6miles) Height Gain 280m


Tips to help get the most out of your walk:

1  Suitable clothing and footwear - layers are best

2  A small rucksac 

3  Light refreshments (water, fruit juice, etc)

4 Mobile phone is useful for any last minute changes

5 Walk Leaders mobile number

6 Please contact me if you need to hire poles, £1 payable on the day of the walk 

Changes due to Covid-19

Dogs - If you bring a dog it must be on a lead and under control at all times, I use a harness with mine and would be happy to offer advice on buying one, you must also be able to help your dog over stiles etc. where needed.

Symptoms – If you have any symptoms, please cancel your walk well in advance. By attending a walk, you confirm you and anyone in your household are symptom free, or have been tested negative. I will be checking my temperature on the morning of walks so may need to cancel at short notice should I develop symptoms. Unfortunately, if you have been sent a letter telling you to self-isolate we won’t be able to walk with you at the moment. There are Online options to help keep your fitness on track.

First Aid - You will need to bring your own basic First Aid Kit (Platers, Bite and Sting Cream, Suncream etc recommended)

Sanitiser - I’d recommend Hand Sanitiser over gloves but the choice is yours. (There will be some available to purchase on the day, (£2.50 with a handy clip, and greater than 70% Alcohol)

Face Coverings - again the choice is yours, but they may be handy if we unexpectedly find it impossible to Socially Distance. A scarf or neck gaiter forms part of the governments recommended methods)

Stiles & Gates – Although I will try and keep routes to a minimum of stiles and gates, you need to be able to climb stiles unaided.

Equipment – Please bring your own poles where possible. Hired poles will be wiped down with alcohol gel, and all straps will be machine washed after every use. The walk includes a short mobilisation of joints prior to walking and a cool down stretch at the end.

Whilst we do understand that sometimes it is not possible to make a class, please be aware that we do operate a no refund policy if you give us less than 24 hours’ notice. To see the full policy click HERE    

Following the social distancing guidelines from NWUK... POLES APART, IN FACT 2 POLES APART! 

This activity is run by: Tim Bowman
Activity Location: Lyme Park
Address: 'old' West Park Drive, Cheshire East, SK12 2NX, United Kingdom
Location Notes: Estate admission charges apply, National Trust Members enter for free. Meet in the Timberyard, which is signposted from the main car park. For the exact location there is a Free APP called WHAT3WORDS The three-word address refers to an exact 3m x 3m location. Tap the link or enter the last 3 words into the what3words app to find it.
What 3 Words: migrate.ecologist.baking

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