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Stage 19: Bollington to Whaley Bridge

START:  Bollington (GR SJ 937778)
FINISH:  Whaley Bridge (GR SK 011814)
OS MAP:  OL 1 Peak District – Dark Peak Area and OL 24 Peak District – White Peak Area
DISTANCE:  9.5 miles/15.3km
ASCENT:  1,363ft/415m


Click here to download directions of the footpath route.


Transport Information: Stage 19 Bollington (start) – Stage 20 Whaley Bridge (finish)

Bus 10 Macclesfield – Bollington (not Sundays)

Silvertown Taxis (Macclesfield) 01625 616666
Macclesfield Radio Cars 01625 42111
Ken’s Bollington Taxi 07743 279859

Places to Park
Pool Bank car park – Bollington (free)


Your Refreshment Stops

The Spinner’s Arms, 76 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5PW  01625 576677 

Photo credit: The Spinners Arms

The Green Café, 15 High Street, Bollington, SK10 5PH  01625 576691

Photo credit: The Green Cafe, Bollington

The Vale Inn, 29-31 Adlington Road, Bollington, SK10 5JT  01625 575147  

Photo credit: The Vale Inn

Cafe Waterside, Clarence Mill, Clarence Road, Bollington, SK10 5JZ  01625 575563  

Photo credit: Cafe Waterside, Bollington

The Church House Inn, 24 Church Street, Bollington, SK10 5PY  01625 574014

Photo credit: Church House Inn

The Cotton Tree, 3-5 Ingersley Road, Bollington, SK10 5RE  07963 487583   
Photo credit: The Cotton Tree

The Poachers Inn, 95 Ingersley Road, Bollington, SK10 5RE  01625 572086  

Photo credit: The Poachers Inn

Farm Made Tearooms, Paddockside, Oakenbank Lane, SK10 5RP  01625 402906 
Photo credit: Farm Made Tearooms

The Coffee Tavern, Shrigley Road, Pott Shrigley, SK10 5SE  01625 576370 

Photo credit: The Coffee Tavern

The Miner’s Arms, Wood Lane North, Adlington, SK10 4PF  01625 872314 

Photo credit: The Miners Arms

Lyme Park Cafés, Disley, SK12 2NR  01663 762023

Photo credit: National Trust Image Mark Lomas

The Ram’s Head, Buxton Road West, Disley, SK12 2AE  01663 767909

Photo credit: The Ram’s Head, Disley

The White Horse, 18 Buxton Old Road, Disley, SK12 2BB  01663 635366 

Photo credit: The White Horse, Disley

Finch & Fig Coffee Shop, 10 Market Street, Disley, SK12 2AA

Photo credit: Finch & Fig Coffee Shop

The Dandy Cock, 15 Market Street, Disley, SK12 2AA  01663 765563 

Photo credit: The Dandy Cock, Disley

The Malt, 22 Market Street, Disley, SK12 2AA 01663 308020 

Photo credit: The Malt, Disley

The White Lion, 135 Buxton Road, Disley, SK12 2HA    01663 762800 

Photo credit: The White Lion, Disley

Babka Deli (Sandwich Shop & Café), 2 Old Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HR  01663 734419 

The Village Kitchen, 30 Market Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LP  01663 635003 

Photo Credit: The Village Kitchen

The Shepherds Arms, 7 Old Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HR  01663 308738

Goyt Inn, 8 Bridge Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LR  01663 732710 

Photo credit: The Goyt Inn, Whaley Bridge

The White Hart, Market Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HN  01663 732813 

Photo credit: The White Hart, Whaley Bridge

The Cock, 22 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23  7JE  01663 733384 

Photo credit: The Cock Pub, Whaley Bridge

The Drum and Monkey, 62 Chapel Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LB  01663 733922 

Photo credit: Drum and Monkey, Whaley Bridge

Local Shops

F Smith Bakery, 40-42 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5PX  01625 572253

Village Bakery, 80 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5PW  01625 572397

Bollington Convenience Store, 82 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5PW  01625 576813

Co-op Food, Wellington Road, Bollington, SK10 5JH  01625 576839 

Co-op Food, 42-44 Market Street, Disley, SK12 2DT  01663 762133 

Disley Village Bakery, 30 Market Street, Disley, SK12 2DT  01663 308416 

Co-op Food, 1-3 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HT  01663 732955 

The Bridge Bakehouse, 42a Market Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LP  01663 734113  

Tesco Superstore, Bridgemont, SK23 7PB  0345 6779725 


Your Accommodation Options

Red Oaks Farm B&B, Charter Road, Bollington, SK10 5NU  01625 574280 

Photo credit: Red Oaks Farm, Bollington

Hollin House Hotel, Jackson Lane, Bollington, SK10 5BG  01625 573246 

Photo credit: Hollin House Hotel

Bolly B&B, 18 Cocksheadhey Road, Bollington, SK10 5QZ  01625 576295 

Photo credit: Bolly B&B Bollington

Shrigley Hall Hotel & Spa, Pott Shrigley, SK10 5SB  01625 575757 

Photo credit: Shrigley Hall, image captured by constantinaerialservices

The Albert Hotel, 75 Buxton Road, Disley, SK12 2HA  01663 764552

Photo credit: The Albert Hotel, Disley

The Shady Oak Country Inn (B&B rooms), Long Hill, Fernilee, SK23 7HD 01663 309214   

Photo credit: Shady Oak Country Inn, Fernilee


Local Activity Centres

Bridgend Centre, Bollington, 104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, Cheshire, SK10 5PW 

Telephone: 01625 576311  Email:

Photo credit: Bridgend Centre

Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road, Bollington, SK10 5JR
Telephone: 01625 573863
Photo credit: Bollington Arts Centre

Footsteps Community Trust, 14 Market Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LP, 01663 732395
Photo credit: Footsteps Community Trust