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Stage 18: Wildboarclough to Bollington

START:  Wildboarclough (GR SJ 982685)
FINISH:  Bollington (GR SJ 937778)
OS MAP:  OL 24 Peak District – White Peak Area
DISTANCE:  8.5 miles/13.7km
ASCENT:  1,532ft/467m


Click here to download directions of the footpath route.


Transport Information: Stage 18 Wildboarclough (start) – Stage 19 Bollington (finish)
No public transport to Wildboarclough.

Option to continue for 4 miles to Langley: Bus No. 14 Langley – Macclesfield (not Sundays)
Bus No. 58 Macclesfield – Buxton via Walker Barn (0.5 mile from Tegg’s Nose – not Sundays)

Silvertown Taxis (Macclesfield) 01625 616666
Macclesfield Radio Cars 01625 42111

Places to Park
Limited parking in layby on Nabbs Road – 150 metres north of the Crag Inn
PDNP car park at Clough House (free) – 1 mile to Wildboarclough village


Your Refreshment Stops

The Leather’s Smithy, Clarke Lane, Langley, SK11 0NE
01260 252313

St Dunstan’s Inn, Main Road, Langley, SK11 0BU  01260 252615  (Photo credit: St Dunstan’s Inn)

Tegg’s Nose Tearoom, Buxton Old Road, SK11 0AP 07955 532703  (Photo credit: Tegg’s Nose Tearoom)

The Bull’s Head, 2 Oak Lane, Kerridge, SK10 5BD 01625 575522  (Photo credit: The Bull’s Head)

The Crag Inn, Wildboarclough, SK11 0BD  01260 227239  (Photo credit: The Crag Inn)

Your Accommodation Options

Berry Bank Farm Campsite, Buxton Road, Wildboarclough, SK11 0BG
07817 972596

Stanley Arms Hotel, Ankers Lane, Macclesfield Forest, SK11 0AR
01260 252414  (Photo credit: Stanley Arms Hotel)

Robin Hood Inn, Rainow, SK10 5XE  01625 574060 (Photo credit: Robin Hood Inn)  

Common Barn Farm, Smith Lane, Rainow, SK10 5XJ 01625 574878 (Photo credit: Common Barn Farm)


Local Businesses

The Forest Distillery, Chambers Farm, Bottom of the Oven, Macclesfield Forest, SK11 0AR     01260 253245      (Photo credit: The Forest Distillery)


Swanscoe and The Random Apple Company, The Applery, Shrigley Fold, SK10 5SZ

07742 678873  (Photo credit: Swanscoe)