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M56 Junction 5 dog walk and industrial heritage, Cheshire



A nineteenth century cotton will may not seem to be the obvious place to walk the dog, but amongst these not-so satanic mills of industrial Manchester there's plenty of green too.

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Pink 154 Points
20 March 2010

I love this walk, I tend to park at the free car park at The Carrs and walk through the woods to the river then follow it to Manchester Airport. You can either return through Styal itself or retrace back along the river. Easy to find your way back as all the bridges over the river have nameplates with names like "Kingfisher Bridge". For a quick river walk The Carrs itself isn't bad, for this follow the river where you see it from the car park, for the Styal walk follow the path behind the toilets and over the bridge parallel to the road bridge. Car park has toilets but they close fairly early. For satnav/gps users the free car park is at lat/lon 53.33579,-2.24052

Edited: 28th March 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate.