GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Cown Edge Way

17 miles (28 km)

Visit the striking Cown Edge rocks on this walk through Greater Manchester and Derbyshire.
The path starts at Hazel Grove and heads east towards Marple where you can enjoy waterside stretches along the Macclesfield Canal and the Peak Forest Canal with views of the River Goyt. You then begin the ascent to Cown Edge, passing Hollywood End on the way. The path then takes you along Cown Edge Rocks and Coombe Edge Rocks where there are splendid views of the Peak District.
At Coombe Edge the route turns west towards Charlesworth before taking you over the River Etherow to Werneth Low and then onto the finish point at Gee Cross.

Cown Edge Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Cown Edge Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Along the canal at Hawk Green

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Countryside near Marple

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Roman Lakes Angling Centre, Marple

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Cown Edge

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Coombes Rocks - Mares Back

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Charlesworth Cricket Club

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River Etherow

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View near Gee Cross

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Elevation Profile


GPS Files

GPX File

Cown Edge Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Cown Edge Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')