New MillsChapel-en-le-Frith

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting New Mills and Chapel-en-le-Frith.

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New Mills
Grid Ref SJ9994185403
Lat / Lon 53.36552° / -2.00233°
Easting / Northing 399,942E / 385,404N
Grid Ref SK0588280770
Lat / Lon 53.32384° / -1.91315°
Easting / Northing 405,882E / 380,770N
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Newcha One's land is

Other agricultural land 7.1%
Pasture 70.2%
Urban 22.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



27 Mar 2022

I walked this route from Chapel en le Frith to New Mills. Out of Chapel the route was broadly easy (though I'd recommend staying on the lane up to Lidgate rather than go over the fields at Hallhill- it's a very quiet road) and the views over Chinley and back towards Kinder are great. The route remained easy to follow as far as Buxworth... which point I'd recommend a diversion. Once you cross the A6, it is far easier to turn left and follow thhe canal path away from the Bugsworth Basin than go under the railway, the path there was very hard to find. Once on the tow path, it's a flat and very straightforward walk along the Peak Forest Canal towards New Mills.

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