logo Walking Britain

Wildboarclough & Shutlingsloe
Introduction to Walk 2535

Photo from the walk - Wildboarclough & Shutlingsloe

Nat Park - Peak District - Shutlingsloe Macclesfield Forest

County/Area - Cheshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Peak Dsistrict walk in the Cheshire sector of the National Park. The route includes Wildboarclough and Shutlingsloe. The latter hill is often referred to as the Cheshire Matterhorn. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

Covid 19 Update for Walkers


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL24Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL24Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 118Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 118Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Walks from the same start

Walk 2506
Tegg's Nose from Trentabank
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1461
Shutlingsloe from Trentabank
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1502
Shutlingsloe, Cat & Fiddle and Macclesfield Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1371
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Rossendale Ramble
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1183
2.5 miles / 4.1 km away
Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1233
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Shining Tor & Windgather Rocks from Lamaload
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2527
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Kettleshulme & Taxal Edge from Lamaload
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1652
3.0 miles / 4.9 km away
Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2233
3.0 miles / 4.9 km away
Flash & Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 3588
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Rainow Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1728
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Axe Edge Moor & Three Shires Head
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 3136
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Shining Tor & Goyt's Clough from Derbyshire Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.1 miles / 8.3 km
Walk 2577
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Hawk's Nest, Goldstitch Moss & Lud's Church
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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

Recommended Books & eBooks

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.