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A day backpacking on the Gritstone Trail .
Started at Disley Railway way station .
Up very steep steps to Green lane and headed South along a rugged track for a couple of miles passed a funny sign on an old farm
" Violators will be Shot "
and 'Survivors will be Shot again ' LoL.
Then upto Bollinghurst woods with a view of the Reservoirs and The Cage in Lyme park .
Then turned West Down a deep tracked gully
around Bollinghurst bridge up a track towards Lyme park East lodge .
Turned left through a gate
and Followed the Alternative Gritstone Trail.
steep path to cock-knoll through farm and out onto tarmac road Mudhurst lane and upto the Bowstones .
Then along a Rugged Ridge line track to the Highest point of Sponds hill over 400m and Higher moor .
with Panoramic views of The Cheshire plain , Greater Manchester .
And the Counties Bordering
Derbyshire ,Staffordshire .
Then backtracking to the Bowstones
Dropped down the trail going West through Knights low woods And into the parkland of Lyme park
Passing Lyme Hall ( Pride and Prejudice fame) and
The followed uphill a track to (The Cage )
Then along the NCW trail downhill to The Exit lodge .
onto a narrow tarmac Red Lane passing down to Green lane to Walk around the Pretty village of Disley and the Rams Inn pub .
A lovely day out in the Beautiful countryside