Cown Edge Way

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Start: Hazel Grove
Distance: 18 miles (29 km)
Grid Ref: SJ926875
Climbing: 783 metres
Walk time: 8-12 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Cown Edge Way starts at Hazel Grove and heads east towards Marple along the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canal. After leaving the canal towpath the walk ascends to Cown Edge via Hollywood End. The path continues on high ground along Cown Edge Rocks and Coombe Edge Rocks where there are splendid views of Stockport to the east and the Peak District to the south and west. At Coombe Edge the route turns west towards Charlesworth before taking you over the River Etherow to Werneth Low and on to the finish point at Gee Cross.

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