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Shutlingsloe, Cat & Fiddle and Macclesfield Forest
Introduction to Walk 1502

Photo from the walk - Shutlingsloe, Cat & Fiddle and Macclesfield Forest

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Cheshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Grade - moderate

A Cheshire walk that explores the area around the Macclesfield Forest and starts from Trentabank. The route includes Shutlingsloe, views towards Wildboarclough, the Cat & Fiddle and the Macclesfield Forest. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walk 2506
Tegg's Nose from Trentabank
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2535
Wildboarclough & Shutlingsloe
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1461
Shutlingsloe from Trentabank
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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