GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail

10 miles (16 km)

This walk follows various brooks from Cheadle to Disley via Hazel Grove.
You start off at Abney Hall Park in Cheadle. The park has lovely grounds and the interesting Abney Hall built in 1847 and makes for a fine start point. From here you follow the Micker Brook to the grand Brammall Hall. Bramall Hall is one of Cheshire's grandest black and white timber-framed Tudor manor houses and also has 70 acres of beautiful parkland. The trail then joins the Lady Brook, following it to Poynton Park in Hazel Grove where you will walk alongside the attractive Poynton Lake. The final section takes you along Norbury Brook to Middlewood, before crossing the Macclesfield Canal and finishing at Disley.

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Bramall Hall is a nice place to stop off for refreshments on the walk. Here you'll find the Stables Kitchen café where you can enjoy a meal in the lovely garden area with views of the surrounding parkland. Dog walkers are welcome in the outside seating area, which includes a small covered area for all weather conditions. You can find the hall at postcode SK7 3NX for your sat navs.


MiddleWood Way as Seen from the Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail - - 4271

The Middlewood Way as seen from the trail. This shared cycling and walking trail links with the trail running in one direction to Macclesfield and Marple in the other.

Micker Brook (Lady Brook) - - 390102

Micker Brook (Lady Brook) - on the Ladybrook Valley Trail, Cheadle. Beginning in the English Peak District, the Ladybrook Valley passes through Stockport, Disley, Hazel Grove and Cheadle. The brook drops 275 metres over the course of its 9 miles. It goes by the names Bollinhurst Brook, Norbury Brook, Bramhall Brook, Ladybrook, and Mickerbrook at various points. The Ladybrook is a tributary of the River Mersey, the confluence being near to Cheadle Village, immediately after flowing under the M60 motorway.

Park beside Micker Brook - - 390131

Park beside Micker Brook, from the Ladybrook Valley Trail looking towards the A5149 (Wilmslow Road).

Bramall Hall, Stockport-geograph-3783519-by-Tricia-Neal

Bramall Hall. The Tudor Manor House has origins dating back to the Middle Ages. You can visit the hall and find out all about its fascinating history and magnificent 16th Century wall paintings. There's also some nice walks in the 70 acres of parkland and woodland surrounding the building.

Cheadle Hulme Arches

Cheadle Hulme's seven arches railway viaduct spanning the Ladybrook

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail - - 3416821

Rural scene near to Stockport

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Grassy footpath

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail, Lady Brook - - 3417105

Nice section along the brook


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)