Useful Links & Information
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Poynton Rambling Club affiliations:
The Ramblers is Britain's biggest walking organisation, providing help and advice on walking anywhere in England, Scotland and Wales. A registered charity with 139,000 members, they have been looking after Britain's footpaths and defending its beautiful countryside for more than 65 years.
HF Holidays have been creating walking and activity holidays for people of all abilities since 1913. As an affiliated Club our members qualify for discounts on holidays, details are available on the Member's Page.
Peak & Northern Footpaths Society has been active for well over 100 years, promoting the interests of public footpath users in the North Midlands and North West of England their activities monitor, protect, and improve the footpath network for the benefit of all.
The following retailers have agreed to provide PRC Members with discounts on purchases, details are available on the Member's Page.
Walking in the East Cheshire and Peak District areas :
Go 4 A Walk showing walks in our local area on OS Explorer sheet 268. The website also has a vast range of walks in other parts of the UK and general information also.
Walking in Cheshire has more than 130 free walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking groups in the county.
East Cheshire Rangers Service providing local countryside information and free download leaflets describing walks & trails in the East Cheshire area including several routes from Nelson's Pit and Adlington CP and other Countryside sites.
Macclesfield Canal includes detailed maps of the canal which passes through our area from High Lane to Bollington passing Higher Poynton at Nelson's Pit.
Goyt Valley includes details of 18 walks in and around the Errwood reservoir.
Useful Resources for Walking Activities:
Rainfall Radar part of the Met Office site, very effective App resource on your SmartPhone when walking.
OS Maps & GPS very effective resource for route planning and using as GPS on your SmartPhone when walking. GPX Files of some scheduled walks are available on the Member's Page for preview using OSMaps link (Own Account required) and also for Download.
Grid Reference Finder very useful resource for finding and verifying UK Grid References.