Summer Walks: The Archaeology of the Bollin Valley at Wilmslow

Birgitta Hoffmann

In this 2-3 hour walking lecture, we will explore the archaeology and history of the Bollin Valley at Wilmslow. Starting from the railway viaducts, we will explore what is known and what remains of Wilmslow’s history in the Bollin Valley from prehistory to the 20th century, incl. the railway history,  the old Mill sites, the area around the bridge and the church and its quarries, the historic park and plantings, as well as the old roads from Manchester between Twinnies Bridge and the Pownall and Hawthorn estate.

Date: Saturday July 2nd, 2022    Time: 14.00-16/17.00

Duration: 2-3hrs, depending on walking speed and weather.

Requirements: Please bring suitable shoes and outerwear.

Meeting point: The railway viaduct at the junction of Ladyfield Terrace and Bollin Walk (parallel to the A538), the endpoint will be Grove Street in Wilmslow. Parking can be found at the Parish Hall or the Leisure Centre Car Park. (map available on request)

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£7 5 15

(Children under 12 free, when accompanied by an adult)

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. Or contact her via  email for  BACS details.

Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: mobile: 07747 533 070

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