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The Cloud from Rushton Spencer (short route)
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Photo from the walk - The Cloud from Rushton Spencer (short route)

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This North Staffordshire linear walk starts in the village of Rushton Spencer near Leek and follows the Staffordshire Way to the summit of the Cloud. This local landmark offers some wonderful views across north Cheshire and north Staffordshire. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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