GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Timbersbrook Walk

7 miles (11.5 km)

This village in Cheshire is a great place to start a walk. There's a car park here giving access to the climb to The Cloud with more trails to link to afterwards.
This circular walk from the village visits some of the highlights of the area including the Bosley Cloud and the Macclesfield Canal.
The walk starts in the village where you can pick up the Gritstone Trail and the Staffordshire Way and follow these waymarked footpaths north east to climb to the Cloud.
You then head north to meet with the Macclesfield Canal. Here you can follow the towpath west towards Congleton before turning south towards Dane in Shaw. Here you leave the canal and turn north east to return to Timbersbrook.

Timbersbrook OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Timbersbrook Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The circular Congleton Walk visits the cloud from the nearby town. It starts from the train station and additionally visits the popular Bosley Locks on the canal.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cheshire Walks and Peak District Walks pages.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Pool Bank at Timbersbrook - geograph.org.uk - 1867705

Pool Bank at Timbersbrook

Bridestone Burial Chamber, Timbersbrook - geograph.org.uk - 104023

Bridestone Burial Chamber, Timbersbrook. This Burial Chamber near Timbersbrook lies close to a minor road about four miles east of Congleton.

Southern entrance to The Cloud - geograph.org.uk - 1867980

Southern entrance to The Cloud

Gritstone Trail signpost at Timbersbrook - geograph.org.uk - 1868012

Gritstone Trail signpost at Timbersbrook

Frosty morning at Timbersbrook - geograph.org.uk - 1149855

Frosty morning at Timbersbrook

Trig Point on The Cloud - geograph.org.uk - 1867948

Trig Point on The Cloud

GPS Files

GPX File

Timbersbrook.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

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